A match made in heaven!
Julie has a bachelor of social work degree from Purdue University, and was a medical social worker at Methodist Hospital in Gary, Indiana then Dekalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn, Indiana, and finally worked for St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana before working at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Kentucky. She decided to return to college in August 1996 where she studied a basic science curriculum until entering the graduate program in 1999. She finished her master's degree in biology December 2000 at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne (IPFW). Julie especially enjoyed her classes in immunobiology and genetics. Julie was also a member of the IPFW Biology Club, where she was the chairperson for Earth Day 1999, and assisted with planning the ED2K celebration. After earning her BSN and working as a Registered Nurse on the neurology/medical-surgical unit at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Julie continued as a student in the acute care nurse practitioner program at the University of Cincinnati. She now is employed as a nurse practitioner for Oncology-Hematology Care in Cincinnati, OH. She was also a Staff Sergeant and medic in the United States Army Reserve. For fun, she likes to go running, hiking, music by Ginny Owens, cooking new vegetarian recipes, and of course, training & showing dogs. Julie was in charge of her church's mission to Tender Mercies, but now helps out when she can.
Phil also graduated from IPFW (twice!) and holds an associates degree in criminal justice from Indiana University as well as a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, with a concentration in Sales & Marketing from Purdue University. Phil now works for Universal Steel. Phil was a Sergeant First Class and military police officer in the United States Army Reserve. He enjoys landscaping, snow skiing, basketball, kneeboarding, boating, mountain biking, hiking, and golf. Phil is a youth leader at Trinity United Methodist Church.
See some vacation photos here.
The famous "Tom-cat", who went to live with our new friends, Brad and Elizabeth.
To see some of our friend's dogs click on the links below.
Some of our favorite links!
Our philosophy is to maintain healthy animals so that they may be better able to enjoy their lives with us. Belgians are extrememly active dogs that want to be with their owners 100% of the time. In order to maintain healthy dogs, we advocate testing for breed-specific, inherited diseases. Follow the links below to find out more about what it means to have a healthy canine companion. Also, please note that all titles listed for our dogs were earned through the American Kennel Club (AKC) unless listed otherwise.
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