We help Portland dogs and humans co-exist together, happily and peacefully. Instinct Portland is owned by board certified veterinary behaviorist Dr. Chris Pachel, DACVB and certified dog behavior consultant Dr. Caroline Spark, together with operations and client experience specialist Maren Couch. We are a passionate, experienced team of dog professionals who are committed to helping Portland dogs and owners through kind, practical, effective solutions.
“Instinct is a top-tier organization that builds genuine, supportive relationships with their clients and pets to improve everyone’s wellbeing.”
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.