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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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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Latest Posts

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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Teach Your Dog How To Shake

August 21, 2018 | No Comments

Although it’s a novel behavior, any time you can send with your dog in training is time spent bonding … and that’s my favorite! So, go ahead …. SHAKE!

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Dog Training Isn’t About Training Dogs

August 21, 2018 | No Comments

In this video we talk about how dog training has less to do with actually training dogs to do certain actions or behaviors, and more to do with helping people learn to interact with their dogs in a way that their dog understands … this gets the results you want when training your dog! Watch […]

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The Top 3 Things To Teach Your New Puppy

July 17, 2018 | No Comments

Getting a new puppy is such an exciting time! It gives you all the feels 😍🐕   Got access to Free Dog Training here >>> http://bit.ly/2zIACtH   Most people I’ve helped with training a puppy have come in a desperate state about 6 months after getting their puppy.   Why? Because they got caught up […]

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Using A Long Line To Train A Recall

July 16, 2018 | No Comments

I was speaking with a group member the other day about her dog’s recall … she didn’t come when called, especially when in the back yard.   Get access to FREE DOG TRAINING here >>> http://bit.ly/2zIACtH   Training a reliable recall is essential for every dog, but it does take time and patience.   I […]

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are you expect too much from your dog

Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Dog?

June 14, 2018 | No Comments

🌟Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Dog 🐕?   Dogs and puppies are moved around, adopted, surrendered, abandoned, etc. without any choice in the matter. Puppies especially have a large learning hurdle because they are learning everything new for the first time in our world.   Put yourself in their place. You’ve been moved […]

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signs of separation anxiety in dogs

Signs of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

June 11, 2018 | No Comments

Separation Anxiety in dogs can sometimes be tricky for the everyday pet parent to diagnose. It isn’t just one thing, one action, one behavior, that your dog will exhibit and let you know without a doubt that they are suffering from separation anxiety.   So, how would you begin to identify if your dog does […]

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Using Food Rewards To Train Your Dog

June 6, 2018 | No Comments

🌟Using Food To Train Your Dog 🐕   Yes, food (treats usually) is an excellent way to train dogs. We use a reward based system to shape a behavior or action and for most dogs food is the highest value reward we can use.   For some dogs, playing or a special toy may actually […]

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How To Train Your Dog, Step 1: Patience

June 2, 2018 | 2 Comments

🌟🌟🌟 PATIENCE 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟   We need to talk . . . . . .   The hardest thing for people to put into practice, whether it be in training their dog or just life in general, is PATIENCE.   And it only seems to be getting worse. We want the things we want and we […]

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​Simple Steps to Train Your Dog

                   Using Positive Methods​

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