A Behavioral Guide for Owners of Dogs Ages 6- to 12-Months Your puppy is growing up! As puppies enter early adolescence, it is important to understand that – just like human teenagers – their behavior will naturally change and develop, particularly when it comes to play with other dogs; listening skills & manners; and conflict...
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The Essential Info You Need to Get (& Keep) Your Pup’s Potty Training on Track! Potty training a puppy takes effort and consistency, but it is generally a fairly straightforward process if you follow some simple rules and guidelines.   KEY #1: MAINTAIN A PREDICTABLE SCHEDULE Maintaining a consistent, predictable schedule helps your puppy get...
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Instinct Portland

809 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
971-358-8787

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Portland's Dog Behavior Professionals

Instinct Portland is owned by board-certified veterinary behaviorist Dr. Chris Pachel, DACVB and certified dog behavior consultant Dr. Caroline Spark, together with operations & 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 training solutions.

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