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COVID-19 | Current Service Offerings

Status of Services: Updated March 21, 2020

Our facilities are fully-licensed, staffed 24/7, and run by certified behavior consultants. We are maintaining robust COVID-19 cleaning, disinfecting, and hygiene protocols in line with government guidelines. And we are here to help you and your canine family member.

We are providing the following dog care & training services in NYC and NJ during the COVID-19 shutdown:

  1. COVID-19 low-cost boarding for essential workers, COVID-19 patients, and caretakers
  2. In-facility board & train camps and puppy raising camps
  3. In-facility boarding
  4. Virtual consultations and lessons
  5. Free virtual “comfort dog” visits for seniors & hospital patients

Please reach out via the contact info below, and we will do our very best to help you and your dog. This is a stressful time, but we will get through it together.

East Harlem, NYC: 212-828-3647
Englewood, NJ: 201-627-0066

Positive Reinforcement

Board & Train Camp

Instinct is home to the original #TrainingCampNotBootcamp.

For basic manners or serious behavior issues, our one-of-a-kind, positive reinforcement Training Camps help you achieve lasting results. All Instinct Training Camps include:

  • A custom camp curriculum based on your training goals
  • 24-hr on-site supervision
  • Clean, comfy kennels
  • Plenty of walks, playtime, and attention
  • Daily training sessions with certified trainers
  • Visits and lessons for you!

Special Puppy Sleepaway Camp options are available for pups ages 9-20 weeks!


Get to know us better! Instinct wants to change the world for you and your dog through access to kind, practical behavior & training resources. Help and hope live here. Because Dogs are Family.

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