Status of Services: March 21, 2020
We are providing the following dog training & care services during the current COVID-19 shutdown:
All in-person appointments are suspended at this time.
Give us a call at 201-627-0066 and we will do our very best to help you and your dog.
If you are a NEW client who has not yet completed an initial consultation, please see below for options:
For clients interested in Board & Train or Puppy Raising Camp, or Boarding for dogs with Special Behavior Needs. Bring your dog or puppy to meet with a trainer or behavior consultant, tour our facility, and determine whether training camp or special needs boarding is the right fit for your dog. In-facility option temporarily unavailable; virtual video conference option available!
For clients of dogs struggling with moderate to severe fear, aggression, or anxiety issues. A Certified Dog Behavior Consultant will conduct an in-depth evaluation, get you started with practical, effective introductory training exercises, then recommend a custom behavior program to help you reach your goals. In-Person Appointments are Temporarily Suspended; Virtual Options are Available.
For clients who want help with obedience training, manners, puppy issues, or mild behavior issues. A Certified Trainer will take time to fully understand your puppy or dog and your training goals, get you started with practical, effective training exercises, then recommend a custom training program. In-Person Appointments are Suspended; Virtual Options are Available.
For clients looking to enroll their dog in Public Day School or Private Day School at Instinct. A Certified Trainer will conduct a skills Assessment, Kennel Assessment, and Play/Enrichment Assessment to determine which program is right for your dog.
If you are a CURRENT client who has already completed an initial consult or meet & greet with us, please see below for options:
If you and your dog are doing a series of Private Lessons, please click here to purchase Lesson Packages AND to book/schedule your Lessons with your trainer.
If you and your dog have completed an initial consultation and have been recommended a Board & Train camp, please click here to create an account in our boarding system and request your camp dates.
If you are an Instinct Alumni who has already completed a series of private lessons, Puppy Raising, or Board & Train program with us, see below for special Alumni-only services:
Sign up here for our free Alumni Canine Good Citizen group classes and Canine Good Citizen test days.