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About Wylie

Wylie One of Highbridge


"The search for a puppy was on! Based on my past experience, I knew I wanted a Labrador retriever, and I wanted a black one." Wylie was one special dog. She was born in the winter of 2004, one of a litter of 8 puppies, all black. She was a tough dog to raise, but she changed my life. I could not be more grateful to have had her in my life. 

Wylie One of Highbridge

February 21, 2004 to September 30, 2014

About Dale M. Ward


Dale M. Ward, MA, is a well-known dog trainer and behavior consultant who has been working with dogs and their humans for almost fifteen years. Dale is proud to be a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer (VSPDT), a Fear Free Certified Professional Dog Trainer, and a licensed Family Paws Parent Educator (FPPE). Her work focuses on teaching her clients how to train a dog, transferring her knowledge to owners so that they can be successful in working with their own dogs and puppies.

About Rhubarb Ward


Summerwood Sweet Carolina Rhubarb Pie is her full name. She lives up to that name; a little bit tart and a whole lot of sweet. Rhubarb goes by many other names including Barbiepants, The Rhuster, Rhu, PiePie, Shnooka, and Little One. Rhubarb loved puppy training, and is now a fully trained Service Dog. She helps me cope in my daily life. Her one flaw as a Service Dog is that she likes to eat everything, a bit like Wylie in that way! Oh well, no one's perfect. But she is a soft dog and was an easy puppy, unlike her big sister Wylie, the BEST worst dog ever!