Kansas City’s Customized Dog Training

Beyond the Dog combines the science of behavior with the luxury of in-home training to meet the needs of each and every client.

What we do

Customized, Kansas City dog training programs is our speciality.

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Our dog training programs, designed for Kansas City’s dogs, come fully customized based on your individual needs. Your dog, their behavior, and your overall goals shape each training program. Throughout the program we incorporate everyday distractions specific to your dog such that they aren’t only successful in training, but successful in life! Whether you’re concerned about a more significant behavioral problem or simply want to get started with puppy training, we offer real-life, practical solutions right here in Kansas City.

Not only do we focus our attention on dog training, but we work directly with you! This is a critical piece of each of our training programs. Teaching you gives you the ability to maintain training goals that have been met in a sustainable way. You and your dog are able to communicate with more effectiveness which allows you both the freedom to enjoy our dog-friendly city. Let Beyond the Dog help meet your training goals and get started experiencing all Kansas City has to offer!

Who We Are

As a dog training company founded in Kansas City, Beyond the Dog is science-based and services with the luxury of private training. Relying on 30+ years of experience and doctoral-level education, we strive to provide an unmatched level of service.

Our Kansas City Dog Training Team is driven by a love of dogs and science, dedicating their careers to improving the lives of animals. We are passionate about dog behavior and it shows! All of our trainers hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an animal related field. In addition to their formal education and prior to joining our team, they have served as marine mammal trainers, zookeepers, and behavioral scientists.
After joining the team, our staff receives unparalleled training in dog behavior and training under Dr. Echterling-Savage and Sean Savage. Under their guidance, our trainers strive to provide the best training experience to the dogs (and their humans) of Kansas City. This is the Beyond the Dog difference!

Where we train

Our dog training programs are delivered to you and your life right here in Kansas City!

Beyond the Dog is not bound by any walls or physical facilities. We travel to you and your dog—where their behavior occurs. We provide dog training services throughout Kansas City.


Kansas City

Service Areas

Kansas City, Westwood, Prairie Village, Overland Park, Mission Hills, Leawood, Olathe, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Parkville, and Liberty.