Julie has had a special relationship with dogs her whole life. She is active in the sport of agility and has advocated for positive reinforcement training of sports skills for 30 years. She has titled and won with all sizes and types of dogs, including corgis, a cairn terrier, two Rottweilers, two springer spaniels, and five border collies. She is a two-time national champion and a two-time international champion.
Julie has written three training books and an instructional DVD about agility training, including an award-winning foundation training book for beginners called “Enjoying Dog Agility.” Her next book will be about the raising and training of her newest youngster named Koolaid.