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Welcome!
 
So glad you're here! 
H
ow can I help?

With rigorous certifications in dog training, counseling, canine separation anxiety, and K9 Nose Work®, as well as Fear Free Professional credentials, Martin Training & Behavior, LLC is your choice when looking for dog training that is effective, humane, and supportive of your specific training goals.

 

People friendly and dog friendly: Never any fear or pain

Dog Training Services

Martin Training & Behavior is currently scheduling virtual K9 Nose Work®, Puppy, and separation anxiety training sessions, available everywhere online. Private in-your-home sessions are also available for Nose Work and Puppy in Kansas City, Bonner Springs, Basehor, Piper, Shawnee, Mission, and Merriam, KS.

Puppy, K9 Nose Work®, and Control Unleashed® classes available in North Kansas City. K9 Nose Work® and Control Unleashed® classes available in Lawrence, KS.

For other dog training needs, please visit the Resources page for referrals. 

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Sit stay training during a Surviving Adolescence group dog training class

Group
Puppy/Adolescent
Training

Available North Kansas City, MO

Need guidance through socialization, puppy biting, or potty training?

Worried you, or your pup, may not survive the changes of adolescence?

Help for all your group class needs.

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Adolescent Sadie recalls quickly during a private dog training session

Private
Puppy/Adolescent
Training

Available everywhere online and Kansas City, Shawnee, Piper, Bonner Springs, Basehor, Mission, and Merriam, Kansas in-home

Need help with a mischievous puppy or a busy teenager but group classes don't work? 

Help for all your private puppy training needs.

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Group
K9 Nose Work®
Training

Available North Kansas City, MO

K9 Nose Work® is the perfect activity for every single dog that lives in a home.

Sound like fiction?

Ask your dog.

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Private
K9 Nose Work®
Training 

Available everywhere online and Kansas City, Shawnee, Piper, Bonner Springs, Basehor, Mission, and Merriam, Kansas in-home

One-on-one help for:

Hunting for Primary

Transitioning to Target Odor

Building drive, independence, confidence 

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Separation Anxiety

Available everywhere online

 Without treatment, SA will worsen over time. Treating the condition requires time and patience, but with a success rate of over 73%, there is hope.

 

Our program will show your dog how to relax and enjoy his alone time.

Have questions?

 

Get in touch.

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 About Tracy 

Certified Dog Trainer & Counselor

Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer

Certified Nose Work Instructor

 

A dog enthusiast and a lover of learning, Tracy lives a majority of time in the wonderous world of Dogsville, staying current on all that is good for dogs and their people.

Certified dog trainer, separation anxiety trainer, and Nose Work instructor
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What Clients Say

Better than Expected

"When we started this process, we never imagined he could make it this far. We could not have done this without you.  Thank you so much for all you have done for us!"

-Huey's mom, Kate

Skilled, calm, reassuring

"Thanks, Tracy! You were amazing and so patient with us. I’ve never seen a trainer so skilled, calm, and reassuring. It’s no wonder the dogs respond so well to you!"

-Moses' mom, Angie

Flat out Amazing

"You are flat out amazing love the class loved the energy in the room and thank you so so much for your help with my puppy you're amazing!"

-Lollipop's mom, Mary

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