Megan Cruz - Instinct Dog Behavior & Training

Megan Cruz

Trainer & Behavior Consultant
  • Certified Training Partner, Karen Pryor Academy
  • Candidate, Certified Behavior Consultant – Canine (sitting for exam Spring 2022)

Megan is a full-time dog trainer and behavior consultant at Instinct Portland. She has decades of experience working with a wide range of breeds and temperaments, and loves helping owners and their dogs with behavior issues such as fear, anxiety, and reactivity. She also enjoys guiding adult dogs and puppies through basic obedience training and manners.

Megan has been a speaker at seminars for fearful and reactive dogs in the United States and Canada. She is a graduate of the internationally-acclaimed Karen Pryor Academy, and is currently working toward her Certified Behavior Consultant, Canine certification through CCPDT. Megan lives with her husband Joe; Tsubaki, a Lab, and Kip, a Keeshond, who are all ruled over by Flicka the ½ Bengal cat.