Meet the K-9 Defense Team

George Daniolos

Founder, Head Trainer

George’s passion for dogs started as a child when he became intrigued while observing the behavior of his family’s dog with his father. For over twenty-five years, George has continued to follow his passion, becoming one of the market leaders in understanding canine behavior and training practices.


He has titled, trained, raised, and developed champion dogs for personal protection, law enforcement, private security, sport, and the military.


George serves as the BNSF Railway Police K-9 Master Trainer throughout the US. He is a Training Consultant on staff at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Police K-9 Unit. George also serves as an expert witness in canine behavior and training applications. George’s focus is to provide the most progressive training available today. He constantly seeks to refine his knowledge to provide his customers with the best training possible for their dogs through his team at K-9 Defense.

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