Personal Protection

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Personal Protection Dog Trainer in Scottsdale, AZ

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Dogs trained through Dog Training Elite in Scottsdale's Protection Training Programs are pets first, protectors second. Personal protection is both fun and provides added peace of mind. Our Personal Protection Training is command-based, meaning that our dogs are taught to have control and not be aggressive until asked to engage with a threat.

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Personal Protection - Level One

A dog that is trained to intimidate but not engage.

$3,995

This package helps start off a dog on their drive building, confidence building as well as to start becoming familiar with commands that pertain to protection. Dogs in Level One learn how to become confident barking and holding as well as lightly engaging with equipment. Training specifically includes:

  • In-Home sessions One-on-one & personalized 12 Sessions
  • 8 Beginner Protection Group Classes
  • Drive Building
  • Tug Work
  • On/Off Leash Obedience
  • Advanced Obedience
  • Bark & Hold

Personal Protection - Level Two

A dog that will protect you and your family upon command.

$5,395

Level Two dogs get to being working closely with their handlers and a decoy and get to raise their confidence when engaging on bites. They are also worked with different stimulations and learn how to stand their ground. Training specifically includes:

  • In-Home sessions One-on-one & personalized 16 Sessions
  • 8 Beginner & Intermediate Protection Group Classes
  • Drive Building
  • Tug Work
  • On/Off Leash Obedience
  • Advanced Obedience
  • Bark & Hold
  • Bite on Command

Personal Protection - Level Three

A dog that will protect you and your family upon command.

$6,995

Building into a Level Three dog includes all previous trainings, as we as building a dog to come bite on command and learn when a situation requires the dog to engage. Level Three also includes being able to send a dog at a distance on command and a wide variety of targeting. Training specifically includes:

  • In-Home sessions One-on-one & personalized 20 Sessions
  • 8 Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Protection Group Classes
  • Drive Building
  • Tug Work
  • On/Off Leash Obedience
  • Advanced Obedience
  • Bark & Hold
  • Bite on Command
  • Reverse Heel
  • Passive Protection

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 20 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!

We have been working with Neil at Dog training Ellite for a few weeks now and have seen so much improvement with our puppy mowgli 😃 would highly recommend using their services!
— Taylor Nuessle
Posted January 28th 2019
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Dog Training Elite has done a great job of training my service dog. The combination of one-on-one training, group classes and their training techniques have been invaluable! Highly, highly recommend them!
— Jeff D
Posted September 27th 2018
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