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BOARD AND TRAIN

Board your dog with us for 2-4 weeks. We will do all of the heavy lifting and then teach you how to enjoy your perfectly trained dog.
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PRIVATE TRAINING

Train with a Professional Trainer, 1:1 and learn skills in concert with your dog.
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GROUP TRAINING

Join one of our classes and learn specific skills alongside others as you work with a professional dog trainer.
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WHO WE ARE

We are a team of expert dog trainers who love working with dogs and their owners to develop well behaved, lovable pets to enjoy for years to come. At our nationally renowned dog training facility in Overland Park, KS, KC Dawgz offers you full spectrum dog training services with a balanced approach. So whatever type of dog training you are looking for, KC Dawgz has an option for you.

WHAT KC THINKS ABOUT US

WHAT WE OFFER

What Our Clients Are Saying...

  • 5 star review  Fantastic experience that exceeded all expectations. We took Fabulous Fiona, our Australian Cattle dog mix to the two-week board and train and the results were simply amazing. We have had dogs for 35 years that have all been well trained. However, In two weeks they corrected some behaviors and installed good obedience skills that would have taken us years. Not only did their training save us years and frustration, they have raised her ceiling. She walks wonderfully on the leash, sits/lays down....and stays. Recall is great, and she doesn't jump on folks. They also gave us the tools to correct some behaviors that we don't like....and its working! The program that they use is simple to understand and implement. The program includes follow up appointments with our invaluable, as she had to train us, after she trained the dog. We invested in our family member, and the return will be three-fold. Yes, we spent some some $$, but the cost averaging over her expected life it comes out to pennies a day. Our trainer (Shameless plug for Maureen) was professional, passionate and enthusiastic in her approach. The results cannot be debated, nor the fact that our little Fiona loves her trainer! The owner and staff were all wonderful. It will take some work on our part but we know the course. and have the road map. You may see Fabulous Fiona around town at restaurant patios, home depot or other places where dogs are allowed. She will be the "cutie with the ears" living the dream. The best is not what they did for us, but what they did for Fiona. She will have a wonderful life of adventure and fun, thanks to the great people at KC Dawgz!

    thumb Kent Schwemmer
    3/06/2020
  • 5 star review  Sent my 2 dogs to KC Dawgz board & train for 2 weeks while we were on a trip! Came home to very well behaved dogs!! Our 3 year old, Brynn, was so leash aggressive we didn't want to take her anywhere. Don't have that problem anymore! She's great! We are now going to KC Dawgz on Saturday at 11:00 to sharpen our own training skills! Mike and his team are AWESOME!

    thumb Katie Finkle
    11/11/2019
  • 5 star review  We are so happy with KC Dawgz and our pups trainer, Ulysses. They taught us both so much and we are seeing the results we hoped for after doing the 2-week board and train. Charlie is doing SO great with his implied sit, coming when called and our YES parties 🙂 He seems more relaxed and confident too. Mike Sligh runs a great operation--it's very obvious they understand how to communicate with dogs and treat them lovingly while doing what they do. I was also very happy with how clean and professional the facility is. I highly recommend KC Dawgz! Thank you all you've done! We'll see you soon at the follow ups!

    thumb Julie Baker
    3/02/2020
  • 5 star review  Omg this place is unreal great Service. The team was is unbelievably talented. My family felt so blessed by the services they provided. We rescued A poodle named Collin now he was amazing but he had a lot of behavioral issues Mike came along and fix them all.

    thumb J McEniry
    2/16/2019
  • 5 star review  Training at KC Dawgz is amazing. We brought our German Shepherd puppy to puppy class there - that class was led by Mike, and it was amazing. Our puppy learned so much and got to experience so many new and different activities. It's a great puppy class - really well structured to build on basic obedience. We liked it so much we signed up for private lessons after the class ended with both our puppy and our adult dog with reactivity issues. We are doing private lessons with Maureen and we love her. She is so great with both of our dogs and they have both improved by leaps and bounds since we started training with her. We get so many compliments on our dogs behavior! We had tried 4 or 5 different trainers and methods with our reactive dog and nothing helped - after just 3 lessons she is already unbelievably better. We can't praise Maureen enough - we adore her! Anyone looking for dog training should come here. They take a balanced approach and always have the dogs best interests in mind.

    thumb Anne Ahonen
    11/30/2018
  • 5 star review  KC Dawgz is all that is promised. They went above and beyond our expectations and our dog came back a different dog. Special shout-out to Maureen (Mo) and owner Mike! Highly recommend KC Dawgz for anyone needing any dog training. Excellent knowledge of dog training techniques and you feel their passion. Love you guys- kudos!

    thumb Bailey Brown
    5/26/2020
  • 5 star review  KC Dawgs was amazing! They worked with me to make sure I got the help and training I needed for my puppy. They took time to teach me at home techniques to maintain the training as well. Our trainer was both knowledgeable and very experienced and made both me and my pup feel at ease through the 2 week process.

    thumb Samara Nazir
    2/07/2020
  • 5 star review  KC Dawgz saved us. The trainers are great. Maureen, wow she’s amazing. Well worth the money. Every trainer knows their job well.

    thumb Chris Edin
    3/23/2019
  • 5 star review  We’ve been bringing our dog here since he was a puppy and they are the BEST in town for training. The new facility is amazing and so well-maintained. Maureen is so great with our pup and I love that you can tell she has a relationship with every dog that she trains. Highly recommend taking your dogs here to become the best they can be!

    thumb Justine Raguini
    9/02/2019
  • 5 star review  This place was the best! We have a golden doodle and he did better than we ever could have hoped for! A word of advice when looking at these reviews. Look at the two negative ones. Both are not customers. And one knows tons about dog training and is virtually an expert...but his girlfriend took her dog to someone else. Just strikes me as a made up review. But I digress. Maybe I can’t believe it because my experience was the exact opposite of what was described by the haters. Mike was awesome. Spent about 2 1/2 hours with me regarding my dog. Was overly transparent and open about his methods. And he actually stated electric collar would not be good for our dog. He also gave every insider detail on training. To the point that you could train your next dog based on how much information he shared. Not that I would. He was that good and professional that I will continue to use him. And I was totally against getting a trainer for my dog. Consider me a skeptic converted. He was awesome, professional, committed and passionate about dogs and training them. I could continue but I think you get the picture. Read any of the other reviews if you don’t. Thanks Mike!!!!! We have a totally different dog. He is so eager to please us and try to get our approval. It sounds silly but he is even more loving and more interested in us!

    thumb Taylor Tastic
    6/26/2019

OUR AFFILIATIONS

  • Certification Council for Professional Dog trainers
    CCPDT
  • Internation Borading and Pet Services Association
    IBPSA
  • K9 4 Cops and Kids
    K9
  • Michelle
    Michelle
  • Tom Rose School LLC
    TRS
  • Paws 4 Autism
    Paws4Autism
  • Cannie Good Citizen
    CANINE
  • J and J Dog Supplies
    JandJ
  • Orijen
    Orijen
  • US Veteran
    US-Veteran

Nationally Recognized - Located in Overland Park, KS

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