Jenna Slutsky - Instinct Dog Behavior & Training

Jenna Slutsky

Certified Trainer
  • Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)
  • Certificate in Applied Animal Behavior, University of Washington
  • Professional Member, APDT
  • Supporting Member, IAABC


Jenna is a full-time trainer with Instinct Nashville, working with clients in our Private Coaching and Home School programs, as well as offering initial consultations for life skills, manners, and certain behavior issues; she specializes in puppy development and reactivity. Jenna is a proud graduate of The Karen Pryor Academy and University of Washington’s Applied Animal Behavior certificate program. After spending over a decade creating structured and safe environments for dog daycare and boarding facilities in Tampa, St Petersburg, Chicago and Nashville, Jenna made the switch to humane and welfare-centered canine and guardian coaching in 2O17. Always looking to stay on top of science-based, stress-free techniques, Jenna attends yearly conferences and workshops and is enthusiastic about continuing her education in animal behavior. She has served as a volunteer and foster home with many animal rescue organizations & shelters, and also teaches pet first aid & CPR through PetTech. Jenna is a guardian to Ichabod Dane – her 8 year old Great Dane, Lucy- a 3 year old Terrier mix, and Rosie a 5 year old Pit Bull Terrier who regularly accompany her hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding and all things outdoors that Nashville has to offer.