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Kansas City’s Professional Dog Traning, 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.

If you are looking for some of the most highly qualified trainers in the Kansas City area, then look no further. Here at Beyond the Dog LLC, we offer full-service professional dog and cat training. In addition to these services, we also offer behavior therapy and obedience training. We are the only company in the area that has training designed by a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist.

There are at least 50 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists in the country. However, Dr. Kristyn Echterling-Savage is certified and also works alongside Sean Savage who is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant. These guys are also the only two in the Kansas City area who have advanced degrees in Behavioral Science. They also have credentials from the Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. These guys are more than animal lovers. They are animal experts.

Both Kristyn and Sean are actively a part of helping each trainer with their cases. They are also the only ones in Kansas City who feature training for dogs, cats, and other pets. In addition to the founder’s training, all trainers at Beyond the Dog are all certified through the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, which is the largest training organization in the country.

Beyond the Dog Offers The Best Pet Training

Our staff at Beyond the Dog are full of new training tips and tricks to help both owners and their pets. Whether you are dealing with severe aggression or are in need of housebreaking, we have you covered. Because of our extensive experience and certification, we know how to help you connect with your pet. This training is conducted in your home and is for your cats, dogs, puppies, kittens, rabbits, pot-bellied pigs, and more.

We also specialize in training for behaviors such as aggression, anxiousness, fearfulness, and can help your pet feel at home in their space. In addition, we help with the socialization of puppies and kittens, along with housebreaking and obedience.

Our trainers will not only help your pets, but they will help you connect with your animal. Above all, we have all the latest training tips, breakthroughs, and advice. Not only will we train your pet, but we will transfer our techniques over to you so you can continue your training after the session. Our team strives to go above and beyond for our clients, and we know we can also do the same for you.

Give us a call today at (913) 514-4930 to learn more about us and our team. We are not only animal lovers, but we are animal experts. Allow us to teach you some of the more cutting-edge tricks when it comes to training your pet.


Stephanie is such a valuable asset with her wealth of information, patience and training abilities. The amazing difference in how Shadow reacts in all situations is great and it was accomplished in such a short time frame.