Aloha Academy

Dog Training at Aloha

Why Aloha Academy?

Our trainers utilize methods that are force-free, correction-free, and relationship based. Learn how we can work together to build confidence for both you AND your companion!


Sarah Lindholm is a graduate of Karen Pryor Academy. Karen Pryor is a pioneer in force-free methods and introduced marking & rewarding to the world of animal training. Sarah utilizes these scientifically proven, modern training techniques to train reliable behavior without the need for corrections or physical control! 

Joy Shreve is an accredited dog trainer through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. The IAABC is an organization dedicated to bringing competent and knowledgeable professionals to the field of dog welfare and training. Joy dedicates herself to using positive reinforcement and relationship based methods to help dogs overcome fear and anxiety without the use of any corrections!


Aloha Academy Courses

Dog Training Courses

Fetch Club


Welcome to our enrichment daycare! This level of structured small group play was developed for dogs that thrive in smaller social settings or struggle navigating their own arousal levels in a typical large group play environment. Fetch Club works to meet both the physical & mental needs of your dog with plenty of rest & relaxation periods between exercises & activities. Each dog is sent home with a Ruff Report to give a direct recap of their day to their parents!

Day Academy

$675/4 week session

School is in session! Day Academy takes place 2 different days during the week, over the course of 4 weeks. Let us work on establishing the foundations while you just worry about when to pick them up! Students get the best of both worlds by enjoying small group play with other Day Academy between training sessions, as well as plenty of rest & relaxation breaks. Students typically begin with our Rookie curriculum & once they graduate, have the option to continue further education in our Intermediate curriculum. Homework is given to parents at the end of each week via video format through our private Facebook group.

Puppy Start Right Preschool

$185/4 classes

Puppy Preschool is officially in session! This course is an early socialization class for puppies ages 9 - 16 weeks old that focuses on exposure to a variety of stimuli in a positive manner to build confidence from the start! As well as educating pet parents on how to maintain a positive approach to problem-solving, prevention, and training—without the use of punishment. Classes take place once a week over the course of 4 weeks. Each week a different training topic, exploration activity, and several prevention & problem solving topics, are gone over. Weekly homework is also provided for completion before the next upcoming class. Encourage a confident & trusting relationship with your new puppy from the start!

Control Unleashed

$750 / 8-week class

Does your dog display reactive behaviors on walks such as barking and lunging? Do you find yourself struggling to control your dog in a variety of situations? Control Unleashed is a program created to rehabilitate dogs who cannot seem to calm down! In this class, you will learn how to navigate all of your dog's behaviors with ease and confidence through the power of games and focus without the need for any corrections. Each class is one hour full of education and skills which you will learn with direct trainer supervision. Our trainers have tailored the learning environment to set each dog up for the most success possible!

Lodge & Learn


Give your dog a vacation like getaway at Aloha Academy! Your dog receives lessons 5 days a week for 4 weeks, while they remain overnight with us. We take full rein for a while so we can return your dog more confident & with a wider skillset. This course aims to spend plenty of time generalizing cues in various environments to set them up for success while working in the real world! Monday through Friday, dogs spend their day learning through multiple individual lessons, have the option to participate in small group play alongside Day Academy friends, as well as having plenty of rest & relaxation breaks. Enrollment in this course requires a 50% deposit prior to the start date.

1-on-1 Sessions

$700/6 sessions | $1,200/12 sessions

Whether you are struggling with fear, reactivity, or just need more personalized help, one-on-one sessions with Aloha Academy will give you the leg up you need to understand and train your dog! Each session is jam packed full of information, skills, and plenty of time alongside a trainer to help you understand each concept. This course aims to help pet parents learn how to manage and train their own dogs with confidence and clarity.

Interested in one of our courses?

Get in touch with us so we can see which one might be the best fit for you & your dog!

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