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With a little extra love and care, a shelter or rescue dog can be a great addition to your family. While not every dog that comes from a shelter has a traumatic past, there is really no way to know what your new dog has been through. You will need to be patient as your new pet adjusts to his new environment. It is common for shelter or rescue dogs to display aggression, anxiety, and/or disobedient behaviors. If you’re having difficulty training your new pet, a professional training program can help make the transition easier for both you and your dog. At Dog Training Elite, we offer aggressive dog training in Atlanta and other programs designed for shelter or rescue dogs. Our personalized home training programs are developed to solve the particular behavior issues that your pet has. We work directly with you and other members of the household to ensure bonding and positive training sessions. From basic dog obedience training in Atlanta to customized programs, Dog Training Elite offers the most professional dog training services in the area.

Dog Training Elite offers expert dog obedience training programs near you in Atlanta for rescue dogs.

Silver

$950

  • In-Home Training SessionsOne-on-one & personalized 5 Sessions
  • Come
  • Place(go to bed)
  • Heel(walk with you without pulling)
  • Sit(next to you & off leash at a distance)
  • Off(furniture if desired)
  • Quiet(stop excessive barking & whining)
  • Down(next to you & off leash at a distance)

Gold

$1,595

  • In-Home Training SessionsOne-on-one & personalized 5 Sessions
  • Group Park Training Sessions 6 Months
  • Come
  • Place(go to bed)
  • Heel(walk with you without pulling)
  • Sit(next to you & off leash at a distance)
  • Off(furniture if desired)
  • Quiet(stop excessive barking & whining)
  • Down(next to you & off leash at a distance)
  • Housebreaking / Potty Training
  • Calm Anxiety & Build Confidence
  • Get into Car or Kennel
  • STOP Running Away
  • STOP Jumping on People
  • STOP Puppy Biting
  • STOP Chasing Animals
  • STOP Chewing
  • STOP Digging

Platinum

$2,095

  • In-Home Training SessionsOne-on-one & personalized 7 Sessions
  • Group Park Training Sessions 8 Months
  • Come
  • Place(go to bed)
  • Heel(walk with you without pulling)
  • Sit(next to you & off leash at a distance)
  • Off(furniture if desired)
  • Quiet(stop excessive barking & whining)
  • Down(next to you & off leash at a distance)
  • Housebreaking / Potty Training
  • Calm Anxiety & Build Confidence
  • Get into Car or Kennel
  • STOP Running Away
  • STOP Jumping on People
  • STOP Puppy Biting
  • STOP Chasing Animals
  • STOP Chewing
  • STOP Digging
  • STOP / Control Aggression(dog & human)
  • Choose One Advanced Skill: - Intro to Therapy Dog Training See Details - Emotional Support Dog Training
    - Ride on a Golf Cart, Skateboard, or Wagon
    - Stay with You on Jog, Hike, or Bike Ride
    - Other Appropriate Co-designed Skill/Task *Specialized training options based upon your dog's abilities.
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Dogs from a shelter or those that have been rescued from a bad situation can still lead healthy and happy lives. As a rescue dog owner, it is up to you to ensure that your new pet feels comfortable in your home.

Contact us today to learn more about our dog obedience training in Atlanta for rescue animals.

Dog Training Elite offers professional aggressive dog training programs near you in Atlanta.

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Below are some simple training steps you can take
to ensure an easy transition for your pet:


  • Create a safe space
    It is important for your dog to have a place they can go when they feel overwhelmed or afraid. A crate is a great idea as it creates a safe environment for your dog and also makes housetraining easier.
  • Allow for adjustment
    Your new dog will need some time to adjust to his surroundings. Be patient while your dog explores your home and yard.
  • Stay on schedule
    Dogs benefit from routine as much as people do. Create a schedule for food, training, and play so your dog can have some stability.
  • Give lots of love
    Most rescue or shelter dogs haven’t had the most positive past. With lots of extra love and attention, you can help them feel safe and secure in their new home.

Our Balanced Theory

We base our training around the "Classical Conditioning" model (a.k.a. "Pavlovian" or "respondent conditioning"). This includes developing conditioned or automatic reflexes to commands. In its simplest form (after proper conditioning), when the owner says "sit," the dog automatically sits without thinking about it. Our unique techniques ensure our program is a success no matter what behavior we encounter.


  • Empowering Owners
    We empower owners to train so their dog knows who to obey at all times.
  • Personalized
    We deal with problem behaviors on a personal basis.
  • Environment Specific
    We train wherever issues tend to arise (i.e. jogging, park, home).
  • Supportive
    We support owners in the off-hours (when training is "not in session").
  • Involved
    We work with all members of the household.
  • Simplified & Customized
    We plan training around the owner's schedule and require only 15 min/day follow-up practice.
  • Continued Training
    Additional programs / group sessions offered after in-home training.
  • Lifetime Investment
    We follow up & are invested in the owner's success long-term.
  • Satisfaction Ratings
    Our high client satisfaction rating sets us apart from competitors.

We help your dog become a valued companion and beloved member of the family. Read what our customers have to say and then give us a call!

The whole Dog Training Elite Denver crew have been knowledgeable, dedicated and considerate. Our at home lessons have been inspirational and I'm excited to start the group sessions. Thank you for supporting our Veterans, DTE.
— Raphael Crater
Posted May 7th 2021
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Hayden is Amazing and is the best dog trainer I have met. He is so friendly and has really explained what we need to do. He has helped us so we don’t get discouraged and if we need to we can text him whenever. I will never go anywhere else. They are amazing!!
— Jamie Ulibarri
Posted May 6th 2021
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I have a 9 month old English Mastiff that I thought was to big of a block head to be trained but in one lesson with Hayden he changed my whole outlook on dog training. With the proper trainer your dog is really able to do anything, thank you for all your help Hayden!!
— captain zulat
Posted May 5th 2021
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I’m not even sure I can put into words how amazing this training program is. It’s the third training program we have tried in order to work through my dog’s reactivity issues. Before we started, we could barely go on a walk without her reacting to every person, dog, or motorcycle we saw. Now, having only completed the individual training sessions, her reactivity is almost completely gone. She is more confident, more relaxed & so much better behaved. The trainers are professional, knowledgeable & so helpful with anything you need. I can’t recommend Dog Training Elite enough!!
— Maggie Rick
Posted May 4th 2021
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They are the best!! After our 1st training session we saw a difference. I would refer them 100 percent!! Thank you for helping our fur baby Mango ❤️💕❤️
— Maria Graham
Posted May 3rd 2021
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I have a 1.5 year old Dutch Shepherd. My fiancé and I got her from a breeder back in Virginia and have had problems with human and animal aggression since she was a puppy. We had previously gone through months of training at a facility not capable of training her in a way that produced permanent change. When we moved out to Arizona, I was in panic mode because I still had a dog that was untrained and aggressive. That's when I did some research and found DTE. Neal came out to my house for our free consultation and I couldn't help but hold my breath. See, I didn't have high hopes as I was at the point of believing my dog could not be helped. Man, was I wrong. Within 2 training sessions, my dog gained a confidence she didn't realize was possible. She became incredible obedient and was no longer compelled to react to people and animals we encountered on walks. After multiple individual training sessions, socialization group classes, and protection classes, I can honestly say my dog is one of the most well-behaved dogs I've ever seen. I cannot say enough good things about this company as a whole, but maybe that's because they have honesty changed my life. I highly recommend this company for any level of training, but especially if you have a dog similar to mine.
— Katlyn D.
Posted May 3rd 2021
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Tyler was awesome! His guidance helped us get our dog under control on walks and curb the barking in the house. We even saw improvement after just the first session. Thank you, Tyler! Looking forward to group classes!
— Sarah Garber
Posted April 30th 2021
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I am doing the service dog training with my Xoloitzcuintli and the staff has been very responsive and educational in helping me and my dog learn how to work together!
— Olivia KaChenChai
Posted April 29th 2021
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This company is amazing! And idk what I would have done without them. My breeder recommended me to them and it’s definitely worth every penny especially with a new puppy that wasn’t crate train. It’s amazing to see how much my puppy learn in one week and how he can sleep in his crate now peacefully. You can tell how much they love this job and how dedicated they are. I also love that even after the fact my puppy completed his puppy training if I have questions or concerns they are real quick to response and help. Definitely recommended!! You won’t regret it. Hands down best company out there.
— zuli Santana
Posted April 28th 2021
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DTESATX, is so responsive, efficient, professional and reasonably priced. Administratively, Maggie is the best. I wish more businesses had people like her working for them! She always extremely pleasant and responds very quickly to texts and is super efficient getting us signed up for our sessions and group classes. Our trainer, Dave, is very professional and no-nonsense, yet also very understanding of the challenges our daughter faces and how it affects her and her service dog in training. The support and guidance we get from him between training sessions shows that he is always available to his clients, around the clock. He is definitely passionate about what he does! We are extremely happy with our experience thus far and would highly recommend them to anyone.
— Gillis Gomi
Posted April 26th 2021
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DTESATX, is so responsive, efficient, professional and reasonably priced. Administratively, Maggie is the best. I wish more businesses had people like her working for them! She always extremely pleasant and responds very quickly to texts and is super efficient getting us signed up for our sessions and group classes. Our trainer, Dave, is very professional and no-nonsense, yet also very understanding of the challenges our daughter faces and how it affects her and her service dog in training. The support and guidance we get from him between training sessions shows that he is always available to his clients, around the clock. He is definitely passionate about what he does! We are extremely happy with our experience thus far and would highly recommend them to anyone.
— Moka Latte
Posted April 26th 2021
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I HIGHLY recommend this company if you are looking to get your dog trained. They take pride and care about every single dog they work with. Whether your dog is untrained or well trained they tailor there teaching methods to each individual dog. Not only do they train your dog they also work with the handler to ensure they are prepared to maintain the training after it has be completed. I will be bringing any/all future dogs here to be trained.
— Jessica Dana
Posted April 25th 2021
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Hayden is our trainer. He’s so responsive and professional. It had been some time since we had a pup as our older shepherd passed away. We have an imported champion bred German Shepherd that he is training to be a service dog. We’ve loved every minute of the in home lessons as well as the group classes. He trains your dog but he trains the human too. We now have knowledge we can use forever and ever down the line with this and other pups in the future. When you think about how much you spend on your dog and the potential destruction an untrained dog can do, (and we have definitely experienced that first hand in the past with other dogs!) it’s easy to see what a good investment it is.
— Nancy DeMello
Posted April 25th 2021
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Hayden was a fantastic dog trainer he really achieved amazing results in a short period of time. I would recommend him to anyone.
— Jim Hewett
Posted April 25th 2021
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I have to admit that I was skeptical at the beginning because my dogs were too hectic and full of energy. But, OMG.....after the first class with Shawn and Angela my dogs made a 360 degrees change!!!!! Now they make eye contact, respond to the come command and now We are able to walk with them without them pulling or being out of control. They do deliver what they say they will do. I am very please and amazed with the first class!!!!🥰 I can not imagine how my dogs will be after the complete the training🙏🏽. I will highly recommend Shawn 110%.
— Amalfi Pimentel
Posted April 24th 2021
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We have absolutely loved Shawn and Angela with our dogs!!! After our first session our dogs were SOO DIFFERENT!!!! We have tried many other trainers and tried to find someone that would fit with our lifestyle and Dog Training Elite was exactly what we needed. We are very content with this training. It truly is THE LAST DOG TRAINER WE WILL EVER NEED!!!!
— Ashley Pimentel
Posted April 24th 2021
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Shawn and Angela from Dog Training Elite were absolutely wonderful. My 2 year old Shih Poo is like night and day after just four sessions. I can walk my dog without her barking at other dogs and people. Now I can take her places knowing she'll listen and behave. We have a whole new relationship! Yes, it's an investment but to me it's a priceless one. I highly recommend Dog Training Elite Charlotte.
— Jennifer Jackson
Posted April 23rd 2021
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The trainers are very good at what they do! I am training my puppy to be a therapy dog and in just a few months of working with them, he can stay, sit, come, walk perfectly on leash, settle, and many more commands. The trainers have been patient and professional. They first show you how to work with your dog and then offer feedback as they observe how you work with your dog. I am so happy with my dog, Gilly’s progress!
— Holley Digby
Posted April 23rd 2021
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He is the Best Trainer I have ever met. He is so good with the dogs. He loves everyone as if they are his. He explains every detail on what he is doing and what you need to do very well. I will definitely use them again.
— Jamie Ulibarri
Posted April 19th 2021
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Great trainers! The dog was transformed
— Jason Struck
Posted April 19th 2021
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