Instinct New York

Instinct East Harlem

Serving Manhattan & Westchester

We LOVE helping New York City dogs and owners co-exist together, peacefully and happily, in our challenging urban environment. Our trainers and behavior consultants are certified and veterinarian-recommended, and welcome all breeds, ages, and behavior issues.

Custom Training Solutions

for your dog's unique behavior needs

Your dog is one-of-a-kind; their training program should be too! At Instinct East Harlem, your training program includes a customized curriculum especially tailored to meet your training goals and your dog’s unique behavioral needs. Our services include:

Behavior Modification

  • Practical, positive help for fear, aggression, and anxiety issues
  • Board & Train and Private Lessons programs available

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Obedience & Manners

  • Enjoy a well-trained dog who happily listens and has great city manners
  • Board & Train and Private Lessons programs available

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Puppy Development

  • Skills and socialization to help pups 8-20 weeks thrive in NYC
  • Puppy Raising Camp and Private Lessons programs available

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Positive Reinforcement

Board & Train Camp

We offer New York City’s only positive reinforcement Board & Train camps. For basic manners or serious behavior issues, our one-of-a-kind sleepaway camps help you achieve lasting results.

  • 6,000 sqft Manhattan facility
  • 24 hr on-site supervision
  • Daily training sessions
  • Private outdoor dog run
  • Certified trainers
  • Plenty of walks and playtime!

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Instinct East Harlem

181 E 111th St
New York, NY 10029

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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 212-828-3647

Your Urban Dog Behavior Professionals

We are Instinct’s flagship facility. Since 2009, we’ve helped thousands of NYC dogs and owners co-exist together, happily and peacefully. And we are steadfastly committed to doing the same for you and your dog, in a fun, safe, inclusive learning environment.

Need Help Now?

Talk to an Instinct Counselor Today!

We’ll help you get started with practical, positive training that delivers LASTING results. Give your dog the skills they need to live their very best life with you, filled with fun, freedom, and friendship.