Member since: July, 2000
Julie Collins began training her first competition Golden Retriever, Tory, over 16 years ago, and is currently working with her Goldens Rufus and Aiden. Together they have competed in AKC, UKC, and CDSP Obedience, AKC and UKC Rally, and AKC and HRC Hunt Tests. Julie joined TCKC in July 2000, and began training Obedience classes in 2003.
She teaches all levels of Competition Obedience classes. Julie teaches the individual components of exercises in a manner that is easy to understand for both dog and handler. She believes that building a strong bond with your dog, promoting clear communication between dog and handler, and incorporating play in training is essential for success in both day-to-day living as well as competition.
Competition Obedience titles and honors: OTCH, GOCH, OTCH-C, UDX2, UUDX2, OM6, AKC National Obedience Invitational, UKC All Star Invitational, Westminster Obedience Masters Invitational, UKC Obedience All-Stars Invitational, multiple High in Trial and High Combined, multiple 200 perfect scores, UKC #1 ranked Utility dog, UKC #1 ranked Open dog
Rally Obedience titles and honors: RAE, UROC, multiple High in Trial
Retriever Hunt Tests titles and honors: MH, HRCH, HRC 500 Point Club
Golden Retriever Club of America: WCX, VC, CCA, Obedience Hall of Fame