Author Archive | julie

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They were both in exceptional condition

Our dogs are part of our family. We don’t leave them often, and when we do we are exceptionally selective about where and with whom we leave them. Julie Schmitt watched our four legged children when we went on a vacation recently. We also asked that she help “coach” our younger dog a bit.  When […]

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chloe

She now responds to commands

We took our Yorkie Chloe to Out ‘N About dog training after high recommendations from a friend. Because Chloe is a cute and friendly dog, our family had completely spoiled her to the point that she got away with whatever she wanted. We hadn’t been able to house train her, she slept in our bed […]

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Earl

I knew we had made the right decision!

When our family adopted an 8 week old Wheaten Terrier, we had no idea what we had gotten ourselves into. He chewed on everything, pottied in the house, jumped on everyone who came over, dug up the yard, ran away every time the door was opened..the list goes on and on. We knew we couldn’t […]

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Trooper

She helps you understand your dog

Julie’s extensive knowledge of instinctual dog behaviors is invaluable to successful obedience training. She helps you understand your dog and teaches you how to correct unwanted behaviors so you end up with a happy, trustworthy dog. Meredith and Trooper

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Approved as a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer!

After completing an extensive interview and qualification process, I have just been approved as a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer by Victoria Stilwell herself, star of Animal Planet’s hit TV series It’s Me or the Dog.  I now join an exclusive group of world-class dog trainers who are personally endorsed by Victoria as accomplished professionals who bring […]

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House Breaking Your Puppy

Start at the ideal age.  The best time to begin housebreaking a puppy is when it is 7 ½ to 8 ½ weeks old.  At this age, you can teach your puppy where to eliminate before it has established its own preferences.  But don’t worry, if your puppy is older when you start housebreaking; it […]

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