Legacy Nicely Trained Dog
Legacy Nicely Trained Dog

Legacy Nicely Trained Dog

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Introduction: Legacy Nicely Trained Dog has a strong background in obedience, police and detector dog work as well as working knowledge in behavior modification spanning back nearly 40 years. Jessica starting learning to train at the tender age of 8 under the guidance of her father a former K9 officer who left the police department to followed his passion of training police dogs and officers. At 13 she began to learn to handle and train police and detector dogs. She continued to learn and hone her skills as a K9 and detector dog trainer through her teens. During her college years she took courses in behavioral science, including animal psychology, horse production (had to train a horse) along with a graduate course in small animal nutrition. She would also come to the kennels on breaks to keep up her training skills. After college she came back to the kennels working under her father now as a professional trainer which included training police and detector dogs for agencies like DOD, Border Patrol, Military Special Forces and PDs all around the US. Her father who had earned a bachelors in Behavioral Science instilled in her the importance and drive to continue to study behavioral science and learn to properly apply it to training. Her unique and lengthy background in all areas of training, proven working knowledge of behavioral science truly separates her from other trainers. Thumbtack does not show all of her reviews but they can be found on her website listed in contact information. Along with videos of her current non-working dog Ellie who exemplifies what a Legacy Nicely Trained Dog can do. You can also see videos of some of the other dogs she has worked with since leaving the K9 world on there as well. Whether you just want a well behaved dog or you want titles in obedience and nose work, LNTD has the experience and knowledge to get you there. Behavioral cases are taken and have special protocols bases on initial functional analysis. Some videos of those success cases are on her site as well. As far as certifications there are no local state or federal standards for the certification of dog trainers in the pet or K9 sectors at this time. Any mention of a certification as a trainer is only as good as the school it came from. Some certifications awarded do not even require a passing score of any type of test. Listing as a "certified" dog trainer is typically done by those who are new to the industry. As far as listing as a behaviorist anything short of a masters degree is not a qualified behaviorist. Legacy Nicely Trained Dog has multiple PhD behaviorists and a Veterinary Behaviorist that she can consult with if any additional information or guidance is needed.

Serves Conroe, TX

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Debbie D.
Apr 27, 2023
I met Jessica at the shelter where she was helping to train some of the more difficult dogs. I was in awe of her ability. She single handily got a few dogs adopted that in my opinion had no chance without her help. I also hired her to help with my shelter adopted dog who suffers from extreme anxiety. Although he is not perfect Jessica has helped a lot. She truly cares about dogs in general and is not im it for the money in my opinion. You will not be disappointed in hiring this wonderful woman!
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Nadine B.
Apr 22, 2023
Jessica is an excellent dog trainer. She is patient with me and my dogs. She guides me through training with my dogs until I succeed. If I have difficulties, she always finds another way for me to achieve my goal. She knows very well the behavior of dogs. My relationship with my dogs has changed for the better. I highly recommend her. She listens to me without judging me and that's why she is priceless!
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Charles T.
Apr 22, 2023
Jessica is amazing! She helped me with training my Boston Terrier after he was kicked out of puppy school for being too rambunctious. Her methods worked and it was personalized to me and my dog. She not only tells you what to do but explains why certain methods work better.
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David K.
Apr 28, 2023
When looking for training for our puppy I researched extensively. Jessica took the time to actually answer my questions and ill be completely honest was the best chance I took. Couldn't be more happy with her wealth of knowledge, her patience, the way she tailors to our needs and just overall enthusiasm she has. I couldn't ask for a better trainer!
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Kodieann D.
Apr 18, 2023
Jessica has been amazing with our Luna! She’s been able to produce visible results even though we have busy work schedules. We highly recommend!
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