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Positive Methods Dog Training

As a dog trainer, there is nothing more rewarding than working with a client and their dog and seeing the light bulb go off in their head!  Ah-ha! I need to learn to speak dog!  It’s just this that I teach you, how to speak to your dog in a way they actually understand. LEARN […]

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Dog Behavior

Dog is not only man’s best friend, he is also the oldest. Dogs were the first animals ever to be domesticated, and have been living in human societies for over 10,000 years. The dogs we know and love today most likely diverged some 40,000 years ago from an extinct wolf-like creature. We have selectively bred […]

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Cat Behavior

Cat Behavior Cats are considered illusive and mysterious animals. However, if you pay a little attention they are ready to reveal all the mysteries. They are sociable animals that have plenty to offer to humans. Felis Catus is the Latin name of your feline friend. The domestic or feral cat is a small carnivorous mammal […]

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the furry family coach

Positive Methods Dog Training

As a dog trainer, there is nothing more rewarding than working with a client and their dog and seeing the light bulb go off in their head!  Ah-ha! I need to learn to speak dog!  It’s just this that I teach you, how to speak to your dog in a way they actually understand. LEARN […]

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5 TIPS to help your cat lose weight

5 Tips to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

October 27, 2018 | No Comments

Sadly, many household cats these days are overweight. Fortunately, there are some pretty simple things you can start doing right now – TODAY – to help your cat shed those unwanted pounds!

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Choosing a Raw Dog Food

Choosing a Raw Food Diet for Your Dog

October 27, 2018 | No Comments

So you’ve decided to transition your dog to a raw food diet .. I’m so happy for you (and especially your dog!!) One of the first things you’ll need to decide on is how to feed. There are a few different methods, and to help you decide I’ve made this quick video explaining each

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Reinforcing the Recall

Reinforcing Your Dogs Recall

October 27, 2018 | No Comments

The recall is one of the most important things you can teach your dog … But where most people go wrong is that they stop reinforcing the recall and your dog starts becoming iffy about coming or not coming when called. When you have something as important as a recall, you want to nurture it. […]

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How NutritionEffectsYour DogTraining

How Nutrition Impacts Your Dog Training

October 8, 2018 | No Comments

  Hey y’all, Jessica here, The Furry Family Coach. Today we are going to talk a little bit about nutrition. Why would a dog trainer want to talk about nutrition? Well, for me it’s simple … Everything we put into our bodies effects our health and also has an effect on behavior. Have you seen […]

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How To Get Your Dog To Stop Digging Up Your Flower Bed

September 27, 2018 | No Comments

Hey y’all Jessica here, your furry family coach Let’s talk about digging. Dogs dig. My dog digs -she looks like a fru fru little princess dog, but she still digs. I’ve seen it with my own two eyes! For dogs, digging is an innate behavior, meaning no one had to teach them how to do […]

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5 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Getting A New Puppy

September 27, 2018 | No Comments

Hey y’all! Jessica here, your Furry family coach So many people have been asking me questions lately about their new puppies – so in this video we are gonna talk about the 5 biggest mistakes to avoid when you get a new puppy And stick around til the end because I’m gonna give you a […]

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How To Get My Dog To Wear A Harness Dog Training

How To Get My Dog To Wear A Harness

September 17, 2018 | No Comments

I love when I get to sit down with my dog and just train a simple activity or behavior! It’s rewarding to get the chance to bond – and it works my dogs brain so she is getting mental stimulation! So when a group member (Facebook – Dog Training 201: Train Positive) said that her […]

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How To Choose A Pet Sitter For Your Dog or Cat

How To Choose A Pet Sitter For Your Dog or Cat

September 17, 2018 | No Comments

Hey y’all! Truth be told, I never look forward to having to find a new veterinarian. So I made this quick video to help you get situated in how to go about finding a pet sitter for your furry companions! Hey yall! Jessica here, the furry family coach. In this video we are gonna talk […]

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What is a titer test?

What is a titer test? And should I choose to titer instead of vaccinate?

September 17, 2018 | No Comments

Hey y’all! I’m so glad you asked this question – and I made this quick video to help you understand what a titer test is and why you should opt for one instead of over vaccinating your pet.

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Submissive and Excitable Urination

August 21, 2018 | No Comments

Submissive urination and excitable urination often feel like accidents … and to a degree, they are … but they are so much more than accidents when we look at the emotional responses that they actually are. Here’s a video I created for you to better understand and to help your dog overcome this little problem: […]

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​Simple Steps to Train Your Dog

                   Using Positive Methods​

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