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          -- The Dog Doctor Radio Show

“A hit dogumentary!”

               -- The Scotsman Newspaper

“An utterly charming treat”

                       -- Dogster.com


         -- D.I.Y. Film Festival

“Truly an amazing thing to experience”

                               -- Jared Mobarak Film Reviews





Official Selection (Aug. 24, 2011)

Canine Instinct is proud to be an Official Selection to the Louisville International Festival of Film, October 6-9th, 2011.  Home to bourbon whiskey and Churchill Downs, we couldn’t be more excited!  For info on the festival, click HERE


Official Selection (July 21, 2011)

CANINE INSTINCT will screen in competition at the 2011 BURBANK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Sept. 15-18.  Info on the festival HERE


Canine Instinct wins Best Feature Documentary – Honorable Mention (Feb. 20, 2011)

The 9th annual DIY Film Festival gives this award to independent filmmakers and self-produced films that demonstrate that great art can be created without large expenditures.  A true honor from fellow filmmakers recognizing the craft of “do-it-yourself” filmmaking.

For more information and a complete list of winners, click HERE


Official Selection (January 5, 2011)

CANINE INSTINCT is proud to be at the Macon Film Festival with two screenings as part of Documentary Block #9.  For more information on the festival, click HERE


“Canine Instinct” selected for 2010 Red Rock Film Market (Oct. 29, 2010)

We are pleased that the film will be available for industry screening at the Red Rock Film Festival Film Market in Zion National Park, Utah beginning Nov. 12.  For more information on this festival click HERE

“Canine Instinct” gets a mention (Sept. 23, 2010)

Scotland’s newspaper of record, The Scotsman, calls Canine Instinct “A hit dogumentary” in a write-up about the Edindocs Film Festival.

“Canine Instinct” to screen at EDINDOCS 2010, August 16,2010

I am pleased to announce that my documentary feature has been accepted to EDINDOCS 2010 Documentary Film Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The film will screen Friday night, September 17th at the majestic Church Hill Theatre at 33A Morningside Road in Edinburgh.  For more information click HERE

“Canine Instinct” gets Dogster’s highest rating – 4 paws, July 27, 2010c

Move over, Dog Whisperer.  Kyle Warren is here.  Known as “The Dog Man of Ulster County (NY)” Warren has been training dogs since he was 16 (but really started at 10 years old).  He doesn’t use treats or clickers or heavy-handled techniques.  His training methods have their roots in…READ MORE


Best-selling author Marshall Karp blogs about Canine Instinct, July 25, 2010
A DIFFERENT BREED OF MAN: Kyle is my dog trainer. Eight years ago when I rescued my black lab, Jett, she had all of the charm of a junkyard dog. She had flunked out of obedience school, and I was ready to give…READ MORE
Radio show interview July 12, 2010
Nicholas appeared on Dr. Robert Forto’s Dog Doctor Radio Show 11:30 AM Eastern on Saturday, July 10 and had a lively discussion about the film with hosts Robert and Michele Forto.  To listen, tune in HERE




Enjoy This Sneak Preview of Promising New Film, June 7, 2010

If you’re not up for the newly released “Marmaduke” movie, but you pine for quality canine films, check out this little sneak preview clip from the upcoming independent documentary film, “Canine Instinct.” The film is about the…READ MORE


ciJared Mobarak Film Review: Canine Instinct, May 25, 2010

There is a reason I’ve never been a huge fan of documentaries. Besides feeling as though I’m in school being force-fed information I could really care less about, with stats and figures that bore me to sleep as they attempt to shock me with human travesty… READ MORE


CANINE INSTINCT Film Review, May 16, 2010

Canine Instinct is a documentary film about dog trainer Kyle Warren. Set in the picturesque setting of northern New York the film takes the viewer on a journey of Warren’s life, not only as a dog trainer, but as a… READ MORE


Kingston Daily Freeman Feature article, April 19, 2009

Committed to Canines

“Dog Finds Man,” is the title of Kyle Warren’s popular blog about adventures with his search-and-rescue German shepherds Quax and Maya.  It’s also an apt description of his life thus far…READ MORE


Survival Issue (print edition), February 2009

  1. […] story in The Daily Freeman describes the homespun Kyle this way (click the newspaper link for the rest of the interesting […]

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