The "Be a Tree" Presentation Program for Community Educators

Keeping Kids & Dogs Safe!

The Be a Tree program is a product of Doggone safe. The Be a Tree program is a dog bite prevention seminar program for school-age children. This program focuses on fun and interactive activities to teach children how to read dog body language and how to act safely around both their own dog and strange dogs.
The Be a Tree program is supported by a teacher kit that presenters use to ensure a consistent and accurate presentation. The program and the kit have been developed and reviewed by experts and are designed for use by classroom teachers and presenters.
Half of all kids are bitten by a dog by the time they are 12 years old. A good percentage of these bites are from a dog the child knows. join our growing list of Be a Tree Presenters and help educate your local community

The program is designed to be delivered either through a computer, laptop or projector or through posters and interactive activities
This version, the Deluxe Be a Tree Kit includes all of the presenter file options, a full set of high quality art for the “Would You Pet this Dog” posters and Canine Communication Posters. This deluxe kit prepares you to deliver the program to private training clients or large groups, your choice! You will be ready to deliver it with your printed manual posters or using the recorded PowerPoint presentations and audio visual support. (all graphics are high quality art for you to print locally)
The kit contains:
  • The Be a Tree Educational Presentation without audio (101)
  • A high-quality PDF full color version of the Be a Tree PowerPoint Presentation. (102)
  • A copy of the PowerPoint PDF Be a Tree Note Pages with your recommended presenter script (103)
  • The Be a Tree Educational Presentation with audio (104)
  • MP3 BAT example 1. Kids in a park
  • MP3 BAT example 2. Kids in the city
  • The art for Ten 11 x 17 full color posters with on “Would You Pet This Dog” and the individual Be a Tree Kit Tools
  • The art for Thirteen 11 x 17 Canine Communication posters with for “Be a Dog Detective”
  • The purchase of downloadable posters gives you the right to print them for your individual use only. The art cannot be distributed or forwarded to a third party.


"Doggone Safe Be a Tree Program is an excellent dog bite prevention program because it teaches children and their parents to read dog body language. This skill is on the front line of prevention. When you can understand what the dog is saying, you can better manage the environment to prevent any unfortunate situations. Also, teaching children to respect another living being is so very important. Respect for a dog will create a safe environment. Doggone Safe, using pictures with easy to understand explanations and interactive role playing help children and parents understand how to respect and respond to a dog. "Kathy Wolff - Mosaic Dog Training. Basic Manners Dog Trainer and Responsible Dog Ownership Educator, Watertown All Breed Community

Your Instructor

Before following her passion into her own pet business in 2002, Niki Tudge enjoyed a distinguished career in the hospitality industry holding executive positions all over the world. This extensive experience managing luxury hotels serviced by hundreds of employees and management personnel provided her with incredibly broad knowledge in every facet of business. Niki's formal education and over 20 years of practical management, leadership and employee development experience allows her a uniquely effective perspective on the right way to manage a successful business.
Niki’s professional credentials include; AABP-Professional Dog Trainer, AABP-Professional Dog Behavior Consultant, PCBC-A and PCT-A through the Pet Professional Accrediting Board and she has earned diplomas in Animal Behavior Technology and Canine Behavior Science & Technology through the Companion Animal Science Institute. Along with Niki’s business degree and MBA from Oxford Brookes University she is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a HCITB TS1, TS2 & TS3 certified people trainer and a certified Facilitator and Project Manager.

As the founder and President of The Pet Professional Guild, DogNostics Career Center and The DogSmith, Niki has substantial leadership experience in the pet industry. She is also the President of Doggone Safe, a non-profit educational organization that focuses on education initiatives for the purpose of dog bite prevention and increased safety around dogs. Niki has published numerous articles on dog training and dog behavior and her pet dog training businesses have been featured in many publications including The New York Times.
Niki is a published author and has released the following titles People Training Skills for Pet Professionals, Get Coaching Now! Big Training in a Small Business, A Kids’ Comprehensive Guide to Speaking Dog! , A Lexicon of Practical Terms for Pet Trainers and Behavior Consultants and most recently Pet Training and Behavior Consulting: A Model for Raising the Bar to Protect Professionals, Pets and Their People. Click here to review these publications

Courses Included with Purchase

A Kids' Comprehensive Guide To Speaking dog!
A fun, Interactive, educational resource to help the whole family understand canine communication

Original Price: $12

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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