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St. Louis’ Professional Animal Training & Behavior Solutions

Beyond The Dog, LLC is a full-service professional training company that offers its services to animals throughout the St. Louis area. We further specialize in behavior therapy and obedience training.

Have you been searching for highly-qualified individuals to train your pet in the St. Louis area? Beyond the Dog is home to some of the most dedicated trainers around. Furthermore, we offer full-service training programs for dogs, cats, rabbits, and more. Our team also offers behavior therapy and obedience training to meet your animals’ individual needs. Beyond the Dog is the only professional training service in the area whose programs are designed by a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist.

Our founders, Dr. Kristyn Echterling-Savage and Sean Savage, are experts in the field of animal behavior. Moreover, they are both certified individuals who have the passion and commitment to training every animal that comes our way. Furthermore, each of these individuals will have an active role in the training of your animal!

At Beyond the Dog, we’re more than just animal experts; we’re animal lovers! Our services span a wide range of areas so we can cater to the needs of every animal. We are also the only professional training service in the St. Louis area that offers its services to more than just cats and dogs. In addition to our founders, all trainers here at Beyond The Dog are certified by the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the country’s largest training organization.

Professional and Trustworthy Pet Training in St. Louis

Our staff is fully equipped with the latest tips and tricks to help owners and pets alike. Whether your pet is displaying aggression issues or requires housebreaking, Beyond the Dog is here to help. Our extensive training and experience have given us the knowledge and skills to help you form a deep bond with your animal. Furthermore, our training programs can be carried out right from your home and are designed to help dogs, cats, rabbits, and more.

Our training services are oriented to help your animal overcome behavioral issues such as aggression, fear, or anxiousness. Furthermore, our trainers will help your pet feel more at ease in their space. We will also help your animal adapt to socialization, housebreaking, and obedience.

Our trainers aren’t just here to help your pet, they are also here to help you! We will help you connect with your animal and create a trusting and lasting bond. Additionally, when you work with our trainers, you and your animal benefit from the latest and greatest training techniques and tips. We will also help you understand how to utilize these techniques so you can continue your animal’s training outside of our sessions if you so choose.

At Beyond The Dog, we strive to provide in-depth services that cater to all owners and animals in need of our assistance. Allow us to do the same for you by getting in touch today.

You can reach our team by calling (913) 514-4930. Give us a call to learn more about our services, and allow us to train your animal by using the latest cutting-edge techniques.


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.