Professional Dog Training & Behavior Therapy | Instinct Dog Behavior & Training


for every dog and owner

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Better Results. Stronger Relationships. Happier Dogs.

We love helping humans and dogs live happier lives together through Nature-Driven Nurture. Our teams of certified, veterinarian-recommended dog trainers and behavior consultants welcome all breeds, ages, and behavior issues. 

Compassionate, skilled coaches. Kind, effective methods. Lifetime free alumni classes. Take the first step toward a happier life for you and your dog.

“I have never met a more devoted team… they restored my faith in humankind.”

Melinda S.

Our Services

We help you uncover the utterly unique combination of biological factors, individual traits, and life experiences that make your dog one-of-a-kind. Then, we help you implement an optimized training & care plan that works with your dog's Nature.

Collaborative Coaching™

(Private Lessons)

During our private coaching sessions, we coach you through every step of a custom, positive behavior change program for you and your dog.

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Camp + Coaching

(Board & Train)

We use a combination of positive board & train camp and collaborative coaching sessions to create lasting behavior change together.

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Home School + Coaching

(Day Training)

Fast, fun, and effective! We work with your dog during the day, then provide collaborative, private coaching sessions with you to bring you up to speed.

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Unlock the Magic & Mystery of Dog Behavior

You love your dog as family…but how well do you really know them? Join co-hosts Brian Burton and Sarah Fraser as they interview dog behavior experts on topics about our canine family members. Named Dog Writer’s Association best behavior podcast of 2020.

Our Method

Nature-Driven Nurture™

Nature-Driven Nurture™ is Instinct’s revolutionary approach to dog parenting. Rooted in behavioral health science, Nature-Driven Nurture helps you gain a deeper understanding of your dog’s unique Nature, so you can confidently optimize care & training to work with your dog’s personality, instincts, and innate drives.

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Talk to an Instinct Counselor Today

Help us learn more about your dog and your behavior goals, and we’ll help you implement a custom program that lets you and your dog live happier lives together, filled with fun, freedom and friendship.

You can also call your local Instinct location to speak to a trainer.

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