Jessica is a certified dog behavior consultant and an in-home Private Lessons and Day Training instructor with Instinct. She has experience working with complex behavioral issues such as reactivity and fear, aggression, and anxiety, as well as teaching dogs and puppies household manners. Jessica is a Certifying Official for NACSW K9 Nosework trials and ORTs, and has trained and competed with dogs in agility, competition obedience, Rally-O and K9 Nose Work. She holds an MFA in non-fiction writing from Columbia University, and has completed the IAABC Principles & Practice course. Jessica lives in NYC with her husband Bruce and their dog Trix (Rat Terrier mix).