Barks and Rec Animal Training and Behavior is the only training facility of its kind in northern Michigan. We use only gentle, modern, and science-based positive reinforcement and offer everything from aggression and obedience training to nosework and agility.
We are a Fear Free training facility, if your dog is wearing a choke, pinch, or electric collar you will be asked to remove it.
News and Updates:
Hello Bark Rangers! Starting January 1st our group training classes will be changing. All Level 1 classes will be 8 weeks instead of six weeks. Our Level 2 classes will now be 7 weeks long instead of six. Our specialty classes will remain six weeks long (Agility, Pre-Agility, Nosework, etc.
Your Up North Dog Trainer
Lifetime learning starts at 8 weeks of age and your puppies socialization window starts to close at 16 weeks of age. Don't wait to start training. Sign up for Pup Scouts Today!
We offer a wide range of training programs. All training is scientifically- based.
We offer private training as well as group classes!