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About Us

Hello!  Our training team is here to help you and your pet have the best relationship possible.  We are Fear Free Certified, use only positive-reward based training techniques and focus on making training fun for everyone involved.  

Our training plans and classes are designed to be easily understood and implemented.  Positive reward-based training allows you and your dog to learn with no pressure or fear from corrections, and studies show that dogs that learn under these training conditions retain the trained behaviors for life because they are associated with fun and treats.  

We are based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Check out our classes and private lessons, and if you don't see what you are looking for let us know, we will create a training plan to fit your needs.  

Our Team

Kimberly Poisson

& Maven 


Kimberly has over 30 years experience working with dogs, raptors, and exotics on a multitude of training platforms, and only uses positive reward-based training methods.  

In 2020 Kimberly was recognized as an All-Star Trainer of the Year by Do More With Your Dog.  

Kim has the following certifications:

  • Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner #80693

  • Fear-Free Certified Elite Trainer

  • DMWYD Certified Trick Dog Instructor

  • DMWYD Certified Canine Conditioning Fitness Coach

  • DMWYD Stunt Dog Judge

  • AKC CGC/Trick evaluator

  • AKC STAR puppy instructor

  • AKC Fit Dog Instructor

  • UKC SPOT evaluator

  • Certified Pet Nutritionist

  • Certified Behavioral Consultant

  • Certified Pet Bereavement Counselor

  • Doggone Safe Bite Prevention counselor


Hanna Gould  

CTDI & Trainer

Hanna has been training with Behavior Inc! for a year. She started working with her fearful rescue dog six years ago and has loved training ever since.

Hanna focuses on creating a safe and fun environment for dogs. She also continues to expand her knowledge and credentials. She is a positive reward-based clicker trainer and loves to teach puppy classes.


Hanna has the following certifications:

  • Puppy Start Right for Instructors Graduate

  • DMWYD Certified Trick Dog Instructor

  • Karen Pryor Dog Trainer Foundations Graduate

  • Bachelors in Psychology and Minor in Criminology

Eli has five years experience training dogs and birds of prey. 

He is a positive reward-based clicker trainer and loves working with puppies.

Eli's specialty is puppy manners and socialization. 

Eli Poisson

Trainer & ATDI

Our Team
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