WHAT WE DO
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 Our Clients Are Saying...
I have a 6 month old German Shepherd/Husky mix named Porter. I made a decision early that I wanted Porter to have a full and happy life with me and that investing in proper training was vital to achieve that. I want him to be active, but he especially struggled with leash pulling and distractions when outside and around other dogs. So I met with Mike at KC Dawgz and we had a great conversation about my goals for Porter and for myself. A few days later my pup was enrolled in the 2-week board and train program. The change in Porter's behavior was amazing. My vet cannot believe how quickly he matured. And as more questions have popped up after the initial training, Maureen has provided me more tips and tricks to help Porter continue to learn. That was the biggest thing of all to me. Yes, they trained Porter...but even more importantly, Maureen and the team trained me on how to get the best out of him. And they continue to do so. I'll continue to enroll Porter into group training sessions and even private lessons as he craves to learn more - and there's lots more to learn! I can't thank KC Dawgz enough, they have been great!
Ulysses was our dog's assigned trainer for the two week board & train program. I was very apprehensive about spending the money on a 3 year old mutt, but the dog is 80 pounds and was unmanageable for my wife and daughter. When we left the dog, we made it clear we had high expectations. Ulysses asked pointed questions about issues we were having with the dog, and put extra attention on the problem areas. He got to know our dog quickly, identified her motivators, and put her in training situations over and over. Ulysses hard work and dedication took a barking, leash aggressive, horrible to walk, stubborn dog, and train her into a full integrated family pet. The only regret we had was suffering 3 years with an incorrigible dog. We are a dog family, and when the time comes to get another puppy, it is going to veterinarian for a full physical, and then to KC Dawgs for training.
KC Dawgz was a wonderful experience from day 1, the weeks flew by and we were sad to no longer have class on Wednesday night. We took the Puppy 101 Class for our brand new rescue pup. Mo gave us tools to help redirect behavior and create a positive environment for our learning pup! Even though this was a group class, Mo knew each dog and each owner. She helped each family deal with their dogs on an individual level but at the same time learn from each other, as many of us were dealing with the same puppy behaviors. Mo gave us the foundational tools to communicate and gain control of our pet, but also appreciated her love for dogs and recognizes that they are pets and are will not always be perfect and it’s ok to have fun! We will definitely be back for my classes!
I recently adopted my Great Dane puppy and have been having basic behavior problems and separation anxiety. Apollo and I have never been apart so I was a little nervous about sending him away for two weeks. Kc Dawgz took amazing car of my puppy and let me call and ask about updates whenever I wanted and would reach out to me and let me know how he was doing. There are also webcams to watch your dog throughout the day. Everyone at this facility was nice and respectful and very intelligent. Huge shout out to Ulysses who trained my dog and me as well. My pup is now so well behaved and I am a more confident dog owner
KC dawgz was OUTSTANDING! My dog has never walked so amazing on a leash before. they still give your dog so much love and attention. I’m so happy that i chose them to train my dog!
I can’t thank Mo and team enough for the work and effort they put into our dog. We adopted our 5 year old, 125 lbs boy and he had some bad habits that were a huge concern. He was a very aggressive guarder of bones and toys which made it hard for us to play and discouraged us from giving him fun things. Now he happily drops, leaves it and plays and plays! He also did a complete 180 on the leash and doesn’t pull! As big as he is it’s a major concern and it’s been so relaxing to take him on long walks so he can lose those extra pounds and also just so he can enjoy life! Mo also made strides for our dog’s aggression towards other dogs. He can now go to dog parks!!! (Muzzle on of course). Training here at KC Dawgz has taken so much stress and worry out of our lives and improved the relationship with our giant fur baby. I can’t thank Mo enough for her advice and help throughout this process. I highly recommend KC Dawgz to everyone! Rather fine tuning or (like us) a complete change they have really blow us away.
After being new to the area and totally unsure where to go to receive dog training for my 5 month old Golden Retreiver, I took a chance with KC Dawgz. Mike, Mo, and the rest of the staff have been absolutely amazing. The staff is TRULY passionate about dog training and will work with you every step of the way. The facility is spacious, clean, and up to date. Appointments are very flexible and they will truly go above and beyond to work with you, and most importantly, you and your dog end up having fun training!! I would strongly recommend starting with KC Dawgz.
We took our 3 year old rescue Annie (pointer/heeler mix) for private training and worked 1 on 1 with Mo. Mo was so attentive to our needs, and did an excellent job with us as handlers, allowing us both to develop our skills and teach us how to train our dog. Their methods build effortlessly on each other week to week and I have seen such a wonderful change in our dog’s behavior and overall demeanor. It is an investment you will not regret and a group of people that truly love their job. Mo lives and breathes all things dog training and is able to confidently direct both dogs and humans! We highly recommend KC Dawgz.
Our dog just completed the two week board and train program at KC Dawgz. Although we were skeptical about sending our dog away that long (my dog is like my child), I can definitely say that it was worth it! Mike and his staff is fabulous and our dog came home with strong obedience and behavior skills that we would have never thought possible! Our dog also had some issues with potty training and after working with Mike and taking his advice in our going home session, we are almost a week out without one accident. Our dog basically uses the bathroom on command! We left KC Dawgz with a newfound knowledge and insight that we never knew about canines! We have already told several of our friends about KC Dawgz and the fantastic care and training our dog has received, and will continue to refer anyone and everyone to this service. I simply cannot stress enough how amazed and thankful we are that we made this investment in our dog, it has definitely been worth it. Do not believe the negative reviews, Mike and his staff are experts and know exactly what they are doing! Thank you KC Dawgz, you are absolutely a first rate, first class business!
KC Dawgz is AWESOME! When we took our 1 1/2 year old rescue dog in for the 14-day Board & Train she new nothing but her name and was not potty trained. On top of that she was a runner and did not come when called. After the program she came home a completely new dog. Moe is a fantastic trainer and so passionate about what she does. We highly recommend KC Dawgz!