Instinct Englewood

Instinct Englewood

Serving Bergen, Essex, Passaic, and Hudson counties

We are a team of certified, veterinarian-recommended trainers and behavior consultants who LOVE helping Northern New Jersey dogs and owners co-exist together, peacefully and happily. Our practical, positive training delivers lasting results for behavior issues big and small.

We are OPEN to safely serve our community during the COVID-19 pandemic; some of our service options have been adjusted to adhere to public health guidelines. Explore the site, then reach out to learn more!

Custom Training Solutions

for your dog's unique behavior needs

Your dog deserves a training program as unique as they are! At Instinct Englewood, every training and behavior program we recommend includes a customized curriculum that is especially tailored to your training goals and your one-of-a-kind companion. Check out our options below:

Positive Reinforcement

Board & Train Camp

Give your dog the training experience of a lifetime with Northern New Jersey’s ONLY positive reinforcement Board & Train camps. Whether you need help with basic obedience training or more serious behavior issues, our training camps give you and your dog a BIG head start in the training process.

  • 10,000 sqft Englewood facility
  • 24-hr on-site supervision
  • Certified trainers and behavior consultants
  • Plenty of exercise and attention!

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Learn More About Puppy Raising Camp for Puppies

Private Lessons

for Obedience & Behavior Modification
  • At your home (outside only) or at our Englewood facility (outside only)
  • Certified trainers and behavior consultants
  • Practical, positive one-on-one help for fearful, aggressive and anxious behavior
  • Positive, effective training for obedience, manners, and puppy development

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for Special Behavior Needs

Safe, low-stress boarding for dogs with special behavior needs including fear, anxiety, and aggression issues; and for dogs without behavior issues whose owners feel most comfortable having their dog board under the supervision of certified behavior professionals. Includes 24-hr on-site supervision, lots of walks and playtime.

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Behavior Modification

  • Practical, positive, effective help for fearful, aggressive, and anxious behavior
  • Board & Train and Private Lessons programs available

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Obedience & Manners

  • Enjoy a happy, responsive dog who listens at home and in public
  • Board & Train and Private Lessons programs available

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Puppy Development

  • Specialized training to help your 8-20 week old puppy grow into a confident, well-adjusted adult dog
  • Puppy Raising Camp and Private Lessons programs available

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Day School

Continuing Education for the Family Dog

Forget about Day Care; Instinct Day School programs at Englewood are overseen by our certified training team, and each School Day includes a thoughtfully structured mix of training, play, enrichment and rest. We have Public School programs for dog-social dogs, and Private School programs for dogs who need individual time only.

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Instinct Englewood

240 Humphrey St
Englewood, NJ 07631

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Your Training Roadmap

Schedule a Consultation

This is where your training adventure begins! During your consult, we’ll gather all the info we need to recommend a custom program to help you achieve your training goals.

Enroll in Your Custom Training Program

This is when we roll up our sleeves and get to work! Whether you and your dog enroll in Private Lessons or a sleepaway Training Camp, we’ll be there every step of the way, leading you and your dog through the training process.

Join our Instinct Alumni Family

This is when you and your dog become a part of our incredible Alumni family and receive access to exclusive Alumni-only benefits and services.

Call 201-627-0066

New Jersey’s Dog Behavior Professionals

Instinct Englewood is owned by board-certified veterinary behaviorist Dr. Emily Levine, DACVB and certified dog behavior consultant Suze Cullinan. We are a passionate, experienced team of dog professionals who are committed to helping NJ dogs and owners through kind, practical, effective training solutions.

Need Help Now?

Talk to an Instinct Counselor Today!

We love working with all breeds, ages, and behavior issues. Let us help give your dog the skills they need to live their very best life with you.