Megan Coryat - Instinct Dog Behavior & Training

Megan Coryat

Co-Owner, Director of Behavior & Training
  • Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (IAABC)
  • Certified Family Dog Mediator
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)
  • Professional Member, APDT
  • Supporting Member, IAABC
  • Executive Education Diploma, Columbia Business School


Megan Coryat is Co-Owner, General Manager, and Director of Behavior & Training at Instinct Hudson Valley. She oversees Training Programs and Business Operations. Megan is a certified dog behavior consultant and certified dog trainer who works with families who want to help their dogs have the best quality of life. She specializes in behavior therapy for fear, reactivity and anxiety, and also helps families with life skills, canine behavioral health, and working with children and dogs.  Megan holds the CPDT-KA certification from the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers, and is a Certified Family Dog Mediator.  She is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and is certified in animal first aid by PetTech, the American Red Cross, and the Pet Professional Guild. Megan holds an Executive Education Diploma from the Columbia Business School as well as a PhD in Musicology from the CUNY Grad Center. Prior to launching Instinct Hudson Valley, Megan founded and ran a successful dog behavior & care business, Doggedly Devoted, in NYC.