About Your Fur Ever Friend

‘Your Pet – Your Lifestyle’

We are committed to caring for you and your pet using the kindest, most current science based methods available. We are the bridge that ties the Veterinary profession with the Dog Training world and offer a holistic approach to support you with all aspects of your pet’s life.

We take the time to get to know your vision for life with your pet, and we customize a plan to fit this vision. Compassion and Empathy are our superpowers! We are lifelong learners and are dedicated to continuing our education in order to offer you the best recommendations for caring for all of your pet’s needs.


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Meet the Owner

Julie Drain is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), a member of the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians (OAVT), Teacher (BSc, BEd), Dog Trainer and founder of Your Furever Friend. Julie has been helping pet parents create wonderful lives for their pets for over 25 years. Along with her incredible career working in Veterinary Clinics, Julie has also spent many years in education. She uses a compassionate approach while working with animals and their humans. Her specialty is helping pet owners get their puppy or kitty started off on the right paw so that they can raise the pet they love to fit their lifestyle perfectly!

Julie is the proud pet parent of Stella, the Golden Retriever and inspiration for Your Furever Friend and Phoenix her entertaining kitty. She is also pet grandparent to Luna and Pumpkin the comical guinea pigs, Jac the Quarter Horse, Popeye the pony, and last but not least, Nigel and Norbert the goats who are full of kisses and badness.

How We Can Help You

Private Training

Need some one-on-one time? We’ve got you covered. Private training can be booked via Zoom, facetime, whatsapp or skype or in person in the Peterborough Ontario, Lakefield Ontario and surrounding areas (travel fees may apply).

Online Dog Training Classes

Train online from anywhere in the world with our exceptional ‘Toolbox’ programs.