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Beyond the Dog Kansas City Dog Training and Behavior Solutions

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Local Experts

Kansas City Dog and Cat Behavior and Training

Cat Training

Helping you and your feline friend

Private Dog Training

Catering to your family’s needs

Based in Science

Using methods proven to be effective


Learn more about training your dog with Beyond the Dog’s instructional videos. You can also check out the video below to find out more about owners Sean Savage and Kristyn Echterling-Savage.


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Kansas City's Professional Dog Training, Cat Training, and Behavior Solutions

Beyond the Dog, LLC is a full service professional dog and cat 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 and cat behavior. Beyond the Dog is made up of the only trainers in Kansas City with credentials that include advanced degrees in the Behavioral Science, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant. Some of its members are certified through the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the largest training organization in the country. You can be assured that you have access to the most up to date advice, obedience training tips, “how to’s” when it comes to dog, puppy, cat, or kitten training. Not only do the professional trainers have extensive experience with dog and cat behavior and obedience training, they are uniquely trained 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. The training, whether it be for puppies or adult dogs, kittens or adult cats, is conducted privately in your home where problem behavior occurs. Beyond the Dog specializes in treating aggressive, anxious, and fearful behavior with many of the adult dogs and cats they train. For puppies and kittens, clients often seek advice and training for socialization, manners, housebreaking, and obedience behaviors. If your dog or cat is exhibiting problem behavior, small or large, and you view them BEYOND just “the dog (or cat)” contact Beyond the Dog today!