Julie Farris - Instinct Dog Behavior & Training

Julie Farris

Co-Owner, Director of Behavior & Training, Certified Behavior Consultant
  • Certified Behavior Consultant – Canine (CCPDT)
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)
  • Professional Member, APDT
  • Supporting Member, IAABC


Julie Farris is co-owner, Director of Training and a Certified Behavior Consultant for Instinct Nashville. Julie oversees our board and train program as well as provides behavior consultations involving fear, anxiety and aggression for our clients. She is certified in both behavior and training through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) and a graduate of University of S. Florida with a degree in Mass Communications. Julie has over 22 years of experience working with dogs and coaching owners, including work with Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist, Dr. Beth Strickler for over 8 years. Julie also serves as a board member for Bonaparte’s Retreat, a Nashville dog rescue owned by country music legend Emmylou Harris. Julie and her husband share a farm outside of Nashville with their rescue dogs & cats, horses, goats, chickens and ducks.