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Staff and Volunteer Training

Since starting Beyond the Bark we have been committed to our mission of providing educational resources to the public as well as other professionals in the dog service industry. We offer customized staff and volunteer training and continuing education opportunities for shelters, veterinarian offices, daycares, boarding facilities, rescue groups, dog walking companies, and any other dog-related group. 

Staff training

Common topics include:

  • Body language

  • Safety protocols/best practices

  • How to identify and address fear and aggression

  • How to identify and address appropriate and inappropriate dog play

  • How dogs learn

  • Decompression

  • Shelter enrichment 

  • and more! If there's something you're specifically interested in learning more about give us a call.

Organizations we have provided training and continuing education for include:

  • 4 Seasons Pet Resort


  • Healthy Paws Veterinary Medical Center

  • Macomb County Animal Control

  • Clinton Township Police Department

  • Woof 'n' Purr Pet Sitting

  • Pawsitive Pet Care

  • Dearborn Family Pet Care

  • Almost Home Animal Shelter

  • Last Day Dog Rescue

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