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

We help dogs and humans live happier lives together.

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You have goals. Your dog has needs. Our flexible, custom 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.

Collaborative, skilled coaches. Responsive, goal-based framework. Happier dogs and humans.

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

Melinda S.

Our Locations

Every Instinct location is locally owned and operated. We work together as a team to raise industry standards and help dogs and their owners live happier lives together.

Instinct East Harlem, NY

East 111th Street
New York, NY

Instinct Englewood, NJ

240 Humphrey St
Englewood, NJ

Instinct Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth, TX

Instinct Hudson Valley, NY

Hudson Valley, NY

Instinct Portland, OR

809 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland OR 97202

Instinct San Diego, CA

3730 8th Ave
San Diego 92103

Our Services

Our flexible, custom programs are individually designed to help you achieve your goals, while meeting your dog’s unique behavioral needs.

Collaborative Coaching™

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

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

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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Our Method

Canine Behavioral Health + Collaborative Coaching

We use behavior science and collaborative coaching to design and implement programs that help humans and dogs live happier lives together.

As Seen In

Instinct Blog

Read our latest articles and guides on canine behavioral health topics.

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DogLab Podcast

Hear from canine behavior experts and trainers on our award-winning podcast.

Listen to DogLab

Online School

Check out our self-paced, free and low-cost online learning resources.

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Need Help Now?

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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