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Beyond the Dog Kansas City Dog Training and Behavior Solutions

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Local Experts

Kansas City Dog Behavior and Training

Private Dog Training

Catering to your family’s needs

Based in Science

Using Techniques Proven to be Effective


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Kansas City's Professional Dog Training and Behavior Solutions

Beyond the Dog, LLC is a full service professional dog training company that provides behavior therapy and obedience training to those in the entire Kansas City metro area and beyond. It was founded by Sean and Kristyn Savage, individuals who are highly skilled and hold prestigious and unique credentials in the field of dog behavior. They are the only trainers in Kansas City with credentials that include a doctoral degree in behavioral psychology with a focus on applied animal behavior and certification as a dog behavior consultant. The professional trainers are also certified through the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, the largest dog training organization in the world. You can be assured that you have access to some of the most up to date advice, obedience training tips, and "how to's" when it comes to dog or puppy training. Not only do the professional trainers have extensive experience in dog behavior and obedience training, they are uniquely informed in some of the most effective methods to teach owners. Therefore, the advice, tips, and "how to's" are put into effective action!

Beyond the Dog provides behavior therapy and obedience training for a variety of problem behaviors ranging from severe aggression to simple housebreaking and everything in between. Much of the training, whether it be for puppies or adult dogs, is conducted privately in your home where the problem behavior occurs. Sean and Kristyn specialize in treating aggressive, anxious, and fearful behavior with many of the adult dogs they train. For puppies, clients often seek advice and training for manners, housebreaking, and obedience behaviors. If your dog is exhibiting problem behavior, small or large, and you view them BEYOND just “the dog” contact Beyond the Dog today!