Trina Walsh

Owner, General Manager
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)
  • Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)
  • Evaluator, AKC Canine Good Citizen and STAR Puppy programs
  • Professional Member, APDT

Trina Walsh is part-owner and General Manager at Instinct East Harlem. She oversees all operations, consults with new clients on program selection, and is also a member of our Puppy Raising team. Prior to taking on the GM role and becoming part-owner in 2018, Trina was a full-time dog trainer with Instinct. She is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy Dog Trainer Professionals program and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge-Assessed through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Trina has experience with complex behavior issues including fear, aggression, and anxiety, as well as basic obedience and puppy development. She is currently completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science at Lehman College.

Trina has a long history of volunteer work at local animal shelters with various rescue groups. She lives in NYC with her two dogs, Murphy (cattle dog mix), and Chevy (hound mix).