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Facility Grand Opening: Instinct Portland!

Join us for our facility grand opening at Instinct Portland on July 29, from 12pm-4pm!
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The Ultimate Puppy Parenting Guidebook

A Free, Step-By-Step Guide for Raising Puppies Ages 2-6 Months Having a new puppy is EXCITING! It can also be overwhelming and stressful. We get it. Raising a puppy is hard work. And if you’re like most puppy parents, you’re...
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Several years ago, we started to wonder… What would dog training look like if every dog owner had access to simple, practical resources that helped them understand their dog’s natural instincts, innate drives, and individual behavior needs? What kinds of...
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Live Webinar July 14th: Learn to Speak Dog!

WHEN: July 14, 6pm PT/9am ETWHERE: Facebook Live! (sign-up link below) Do you wish your dog could talk to you and tell you their feelings? Your dog is talking to you all the time–just not with words. Dogs use their...
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Canine Teenagers: Navigating Early Adolescence with Your Growing Pup

A Behavioral Guide for Owners of Dogs Ages 6- to 12-Months Your puppy is growing up! As puppies enter early adolescence, it is important to understand that – just like human teenagers – their behavior will naturally change and develop,...
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How to Potty Train Your Puppy

The Essential Info You Need to Get (& Keep) Your Pup’s Potty Training on Track! Potty training a puppy takes effort and consistency, but it is generally a fairly straightforward process if you follow some simple rules and guidelines.  ...
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