We are a full service canine behavioral health facility. Our certified trainers and behavior consultants use positive, fear-free methods to help humans and dogs navigate behavior issues large and small via private coaching, board & train camp + coaching, home school + coaching, and behavioral health-focused boarding and daycare.
We are deeply committed to ours clients’ long-term success. That’s why all training programs include access to lifetime free alumni classes.
“Instinct saved both me and my dog. WONDERFUL, supportive, smart, magical staff who are very, very good at what they do. They go above and beyond – they care genuinely about the well-being of you and your dog. 100% recommend.”
We use collaborative coaching and canine behavior science to help you make progress toward your goals while prioritizing your dog’s behavioral health.
In-Home, Virtual, and In-Facility Options Available; Programs start at $597+tax
We use a powerful combination of positive reinforcement board & train camp and collaborative coaching sessions to create lasting behavior change together.
Dogs stay at our East Harlem facility; not a suitable program option to work on potty training/house training goals or separation anxiety issues; $1499+tax/week
An extraordinary puppyhood learning experience, specially designed for puppies ages 9-20 weeks!
Dogs stay in the home of a professional Instinct Puppy Raiser; $1775+tax/week
Fast, fun and effective! We visit your home to work with your dog multiple times per week, then provide collaborative coaching sessions to bring you up to speed.
In-Home Only; Programs start at $2450+tax
Our free Puppy Learn + Play classes are specifically designed for pups ages 9-16 weeks. We focus on giving pups a healthy mix of playtime, skills and manners exercises, and positive exposure to new objects and sounds. Classes are run be certified trainers. Pups must be in good health, current on vaccinations/boosters, and have proof of a negative fecal test.
Open ONLY to our Alumni family (clients who have completed a series of 6 lessons, day school, or camp program), our alumni classes are designed to give you fun, engaging ways to continue your education together while supporting your dog’s behavioral health needs.
We help you enhance your dog’s behavioral health through specialized daycare that includes enrichment, problem-solving, companionship, and play.
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.