Life Changing!….

That’s what working with Alicea has done for Kylie, my Dalmatian and Pitbull mix. - Carol Blackwell


We found a new approach for our Charley with Alicea Howell at Barks and Rec. - Diane Warner

Barks and Rec Animal Training and Behavior is the only training facility of it's kind in northern Michigan.  We use only science-based positive reinforcement and offer everything from aggression and obedience training to nosework and agility.

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Your Up North Dog Trainer

We offer a wide range of training programs. All training is scientifically- based.

We offer private training as well as group classes!

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(231) 590-7497 | (231) 590-7497

1859 Southpeak Dr.

Traverse City, MI


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