"Gentle Methods Produce Positive Results"

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What is DIXIE'S    Instructors    Why Animal instead of Dog Training?    Facilities    Who Is Dixie?

 What is DIXIE’S Animal Training?

DIXIE’S Animal Training grew from a previously well known dog-training business, Puppy Pals, which first opened in 1990.
Puppy Pals was expanded into DIXIE’S Animal Training when the services they offered expanded way beyond puppy training classes!

DIXIE’S Animal Training offers the widest range of training imaginable.
Year-round group and individual classes are available in:

·        Puppy kindergarten
Adult obedience
·        Tracking
Sheep herding
Canine Good Citizen (CGC)
Canine musical freestyle (aka Doggie Dancing)

Private lessons are also available for Service Dog training and dogs suffering from behavioral problems such as shyness, fearfulness, fear aggression, dog aggression, nervousness, separation anxiety and many other debilitating issues. 

DIXIE’S uses gentle dog training techniques – specifically, behavioral modification through operant conditioning and positive reinforcement, also known as clicker training.  There are no choke collars – dogs are taught to respond because they want to please their people!

DIXIE'S Animal Training is once again leading the pack by offering the most up-to-date training methods and facilities.
It's not just good training. 
“It's a whole new way of doing dog school!”

 Who are DIXIE’s Instructors?

DIXIE’s instructors are Jane Wittstock, DVM, and Terri Wilson. Together they have 70+ years of dog training experience.
Dr. Wittstock is a licensed veterinarian and member of The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior.
Ms. Wilson has more than 25 years of dog training experience, as well as 15+ years in private canine behavioral counseling.

 Why Is It Called DIXIE’S Animal Training instead of DIXIE’s Dog Training?

Because at DIXIE’S, we train other species than just dogs! Private classes are available for training other species.
Dr. Wittstock and Ms. Wilson have used these same gentle techniques to train:

  • Chickens
  • Ducks
  • Guinea fowl
  • Miniature pig
  • Pygmy goat
  • Rabbits
  • Sheep
  • Horses
  • Donkey
  • Cats
  • Parrots and Parrotlets
  • Even some kind of wild turkey-like fowl from the Amazon!

 What Facilities Are Used at DIXIE’S?

Located near Owasso, Oklahoma, DIXIE’S facilities include:
2100 sq. ft. air conditioned training building
100’ x 120’ agility arena
7 acre American Kennel Club (AKC) approved herding facility
27 acres for all types of indoor and outdoor activities

Because of our extensive facilities, we are able to offer special events, clinics, seminars and herding instinct tests several times a year.

 Who is DIXIE?

DIXIE’S Animal Training
is named in honor of
Dr. Wittstock’s first dog, Dixie, who continues to lend
her spirit of love and joy to the school that bears her name.




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