At Instinct East Harlem, we do dog training & behavior therapy differently:
Our certified, veterinarian-recommended trainers & behavior consultants welcome all breeds, ages, and behavior issues.
“Instinct saved both me and my dog. WONDERFUL, supportive, smart, magical staff who are very, very good at what they do. They go above and beyond – they care genuinely about the well-being of you and your dog. 100% recommend.”
All Instinct training & behavior therapy programs include access to free alumni group classes, our Nature-Driven Nurture Foundations course, Alumni Facebook Group, and drop-in Zoom support sessions with Instinct founders.
You and your coach work together via private lessons to implement a fully-customized training or behavior change plan.
In-Home, Virtual, and In-Facility Options Available; Programs start at $597+tax
We use a powerful combination of positive reinforcement board & train camp and collaborative coaching sessions to create lasting behavior change together.
Dogs stay at our East Harlem facility; not a suitable program option to work on potty training/house training goals or separation anxiety issues; Starting at $1749+tax/week (discounts applied for longer camp lengths)
An extraordinary puppyhood learning experience, specially designed for puppies ages 9-20 weeks!
Dogs stay in the home of a professional Instinct Puppy Raiser; $1775+tax/week
Fast, fun and effective! We visit your home to work with your dog multiple times per week, then provide collaborative coaching sessions to bring you up to speed.
In-Home Only; Programs start at $2450+tax
Our free Puppy Learn + Play classes are specifically designed for pups ages 9-16 weeks. We focus on giving pups a healthy mix of playtime, skills and manners exercises, and positive exposure to new objects and sounds. Classes are run be certified trainers. Pups must be in good health, current on vaccinations/boosters, and have proof of a negative fecal test.
Open ONLY to our Alumni family (clients who have completed a series of 6 lessons, day school, or camp program), our alumni classes are designed to give you fun, engaging ways to continue your education together while supporting your dog’s behavioral health needs.
We help you enhance your dog’s behavioral health through specialized daycare that includes enrichment, problem-solving, companionship, and play.
*Please note that boarding-only spots are filled for all 2023 major holidays; availability for non-holidays is limited for new/first-time clients. If you are interested in boarding your dog with us, please email us at [email protected] with your desired dates.*
We use canine behavioral health science to provide a boarding experience that prioritizes the wellbeing of dogs in our care.
Click the button to get started with a Kickoff Consultation or free Discovery Call. Our flexible, totally customized training & behavior therapy programs are individually designed to help you achieve your goals, while meeting your dog’s unique behavioral needs – as a species, a breed/mix, and an individual. So you and your dog can live a happier life together.