Dog Training Elite Colorado Springs has a variety of service dog training packages, all of which are highly personalized to the individual seeking assistance. Service dogs in Colorado Springs are valued in the mental health, health care, and disability community are protected under the ADA laws which allows owners to take their service dog with them everywhere they go.
Dog Training Elite has developed highly successful service dog training in Colorado Springs that empowers dog owners and their canines to work together, creating strong bonds and sustained obedience.
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Service Dog Pricing & Packages
A Psychiatric/PTSD service dog will be able to go anywhere with their handler and assist them in times of high stress and provide a
sense of security. A service dog will provide emotional support, reintegration into society, reduce depression, help cope with anxiety, reduce the frequency and severity of flashbacks, anchor handler to the present, and reduce suicidal ideation. We offer a 10% discount to active military members and retired vets.
Psychiatric service dog tasks are customizable, but examples include:
- Deep Pressure Therapy
- Panic Response
- Create a Physical Buffer
- Interrupting Repetitive Behaviors
- Seizure Response Tasks (+ $1,000)
A mobility support dog can increase an individual's independence and quality of life by assisting with tasks that are difficult or impossible to complete on their own. A brace and mobility support dog can be taken anywhere and are trained to their handlers specific mobility and ambulatory needs.
- Forward Momentum Pull
- Item Retrieval
- Open Doors
- Turn Lights On/Off
- Alarm Alert
Personalized Autism Canines
Personalized autism canines provide an emotional anchor for children with autism and a sense of security to family members. The autism world is widely accepting of service dogs, as overwhelming results show psychological benefits for the child in addition to the entire family. Autism support service dog tasks are customizable, but examples include:
- Deep Pressure Therapy
- Anchoring a Child Who Wanders
- Sensory Assistance
- Find Help
- Redirecting Repetitive Behaviors
- Tactile Stimulation
Diabetic Alert Training
$6,495 / $7,695*
Living a balanced life with Type 1 diabetes isn't always easy. With the support of a diabetic alert dog, that balance becomes a possibility. Alert dogs for diabetics provide the stability, safety and support that allows for increased activity and peace of mind. Diabetic alert service dog tasks are customizable, but examples include:
- Alerting to Highs & Lows
- Waking Handler from Deep Sleep
- Item Retrieval
- Alerting Others in the Home
- Medical Response
*Pricing options for diabetic alert services:
$6,495 - plus cost of dog
$7,695 - includes purchase price and lifetime scent guarantee. Inquire for details
Placement of a fully-obedience trained to Gold package level puppy (6 months +) that has been selected, trained, and has undergone extensive socialization by Dog Training Elite. Client will be required to purchase additional training to complete the specialized service dog training program. Includes adoption fees of up to $1,500.
Fully Trained Service Dogs
We offer fully trained service dogs that have been thoroughly trained in advanced obedience, socialization, potty training, crate training, community training, and advanced service training.
A fully trained service dog will be able to go anywhere you go, assisting you in any venue, allowing you to regain your independence. Contact Dog Training Elite Colorado Springs for more information!
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 OwnersWe empower owners to train so their dog knows who to obey at all times.
PersonalizedWe deal with problem behaviors on a personal basis.
Environment SpecificWe train wherever issues tend to arise (i.e. jogging, park, home).
SupportiveWe support owners in the off-hours (when training is "not in session").
InvolvedWe work with all members of the household.
Simplified & CustomizedWe plan training around the owner's schedule and require only 15 min/day follow-up practice.
Continued TrainingAdditional programs / group sessions offered after in-home training.
Lifetime InvestmentWe follow up & are invested in the owner's success long-term.
Satisfaction RatingsOur high client satisfaction rating sets us apart from competitors.
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Proud Sponsor of The Malinois Foundaiton
At Dog Training Elite Colorado Springs, we believe that Service Dogs save lives. It is our mission to make these life-saving companions available to our Veterans, First Responders, Women Survivors, and Children with Medical Needs. Whether it be for PTSD, Mobility Support, or Special Needs, Dog Training Elite Colorado Springs work's with the Malinois Foundation to heal and empower these individuals with a specialized service animal, a partner in life, and a new best friend.