Success Stories


The groomer said it was like he grew up overnight…

We’ve enjoyed so much working with Gabby. We knew we needed help with our dog Koda, but we were having trouble finding anyone in Northern Arizona (where we live) who would help us. Gabby was willing to work with us. She spent a whole hour video chatting with us to […]


Gabrielle is easy to reach by phone or text…

I contacted a few training facilities prior to choosing Kona’s. The reason I chose Kona’s is because Gabrielle answered questions on the phone, didn’t rush me and didn’t try to push me into a commitment. After mulling over, I called to arrange an evaluation. After meeting, I decided to definitely […]


Chase Excelled at School…

Jackie and Tim, from Tempe, AZ called Kona’s Dog Training because their wire haired terrier, Chase, was “driving them crazy”. They explained that they got Chase as a rescue and had hoped that he would fit in with their young son and Border Collie, Skye, but it was far from […]


Chris feels much more confident now …

Chris from Scottsdale, AZ called us at Kona’s Dog Training about his pitbull, Griffin. Chris said that Griffin was a great dog with his family and new born baby boy and that at home he listened well and enjoyed his “lap of luxury” lifestyle. Chris also talked about how he […]


Now they can take him to the farmers market …

Stephanie, from Gilbert, AZ contacted Kona’s Dog Training after they learned that their Bernese mountain dog – Border Collie Mix, Eli scared people when they came over. They also learned that Eli was being a nuisance to their neighbors when he would jump on the kid’s playground equipment and bark […]


She wasn’t “aggressive”, but that she was “over excited”…

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John from Tempe, AZ called Kona’s Dog Training after his family adopted Hannah, a pitbull, from the Maricopa County Shelter. They loved Hannah because when she met their two small children she had the best time with them. Hannah allowed the children to play all over her and pull her […]


Millie is so much better around other dogs now…

Sandy and Gary Criter, from Fountain Hills, AZ called us at Kona’s Dog Training looking for answers and help for their newly adopted Australian Shepherd Mix, Millie. They had told us they were looking for a great companion for their older Boxer and went to the rescue and fell in […]


Bailey is enjoying the freedom of being off leash…

Mackenzie, from Tempe, called us at Kona’s Dog Training because she felt she needed some help with her Golden Retriever, Bailey. When she was first describing her concerns, we knew we could help her immediately. Mackenzie told us that she was unable to walk Bailey on a leash because every […]


Now They Listen and are Much More Polite…

Carl and Deanna, from Tempe, AZ, signed up Rugger and Rossie, their Belgian Tervurens, for our boarding school program when the dogs became a little more than they felt they could handle. Rugger and Rossie would bark and lunge at the other dogs and people during walks in the neighborhood […]


Now Peanut Can Go To More Places…

Ana, from Mesa, AZ called us after Peanut, her Corgi – Chihuahua mix had snapped and bit her friend during a house party. Peanut also lunged while on the leash and barked and growled at people when they walked by and inside her home. Ana was very worried that Peanut […]