Julie is a member of 2 gold medal winning international teams. In 2004, Team USA won the IFCS Championships in Valencia, Spain. Spring & Julie earned 4 trophies and 3 medals at that event, and anchored the Relay Team to clinch the Gold for the USA. Julie and Spring are also members of Team USA 2002, which earned the Gold in Moscow, Russia. For more on the IFCS World Agility Championship, click here.
As a competitor, Julie has won many televised events including ESPN's Great Outdoor Games and USA Channel's Purina Incredible Dog Challenge, and has also won many gold medals in top-level tournaments in the U.S., including the USDAA National Steeplechase Championship, the 2003 Dog Agility Masters National Team Tournament (on the new World Sport channel), and the winner-take-all Challenger Round at the 2003 AKC National Championships (on the Animal Planet channel).
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As a professional dog trainer, AKC Obedience Judge & Rally-O Judge, Celeste Meade has had a successful career competing nationally and training dogs for over 20 years. She has achieved numerous titles in obedience, conformation, sheep herding and tracking while earning number one national rankings and multiple high in trials, championships and numerous coveted "Dog World Awards." Celeste has earned a place in the Bloodhound breeder's Hall of Fame, breeding over 35 champions in only 4 litters. Celeste is noted for her ability and love of training the most unusual and “so called” non-obedient, difficult breeds. The most well known being the Bloodhound. Her first, "Tucker" (CH. Nimrod Frankie's Tucker UDT, Can CDX) was the first & ONLY bloodhound of all time to receive OTCH points along with multiple High in Trials.
Yet another one of her Bloodhound partners, "Ryder" (Ch. The Nimrod's Rainbo Ryder CD)had multiple first places, High in Trials and "Sunday's Best" at a Gaines Classic with a score of 199 1/2, being the highest scoring obedience Bloodhound of ALL TIME!
And then there is "Zoom" the Border Collie CH. OTCH Shoreland's Zoomin in on EWE UDX11 HSas. He has held the highest national rankings in the past, Hoffman System.