Lauren is a full-time certified dog behavior consultant with Instinct Englewood and Instinct Philadelphia. She is comfortable working with a wide range of breeds and temperaments, and is skilled at behavior modification for fear, aggression, and anxiety issues, as well as basic obedience and puppy development. Prior to joining the Instinct team, she trained privately in northern NJ under her own company, as well as working a ‘day job’ in the construction industry in NYC.
Lauren has taught numerous private clients & group classes including Puppy Basics & Socialization, Basic and Advanced Obedience, Canine Good Citizen Test and Therapy Dog Prep classes, Rally Obedience, and Tricks. She volunteered for several years at Liberty Humane Society, assisting in training and rehabilitating the shelter dogs and teaching new volunteers basic handling, training, and behavior modification techniques. Lauren has competed and earned numerous titles with her dogs in Rally Obedience and more recently in Canine Scentwork.
Lauren holds a BFA in Theatre from Hofstra University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She lives in New Jersey with her wonderful husband David, dogs Dori and Banzai! and cat Peach.