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Many dog owners express frustration when their dog returns from obedience school and remains less than obedient. While obedience school trainers may be able to teach your dog simple commands like "sit", "roll over", and "come," proper, thorough training is best done at home with the owner. Each dog is unique and has its own set of temperament issues and learning curve.

With in-home dog training, trainers can really get to know your dog and his environment. There are often particular issues - like chasing the mailman, or barking at the neighbor's cat - that wouldn't be observed in an out-of-home setting. Bringing a professional dog trainer allows the trainer to address your dog's particular issues, creating a personalized and successful training experience.

While our professional dog trainers will be taking the lead, you, and any other family members that interact with your dog, will be a part of the training process as well. In home dog training empowers you as the owner and helps you build a positive relationship with your dog. Trainers can teach you training tricks that uniquely address your dog's personality.

In-home dog trainers can address a variety of issues, such as:


  • Housebreaking
  • Leash pulling
  • Aggression
  • Anxiety
  • Ignoring commands
  • Excessive barking
  • Jumping on people
  • Destructive behaviors

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While many dog trainers offer group classes or facility based training, years of dog training experience has taught us that pups learn best in their natural environment with their owner close at hand. Our in home dog trainer program was developed for this reason.

In Home Dog Training FAQs

If you're interested in our in home dog training program, we have provided information on common questions we receive. Please read below to learn more.

As your dog spends most of his time inside your home or around your property, this is where problem behaviors are more likely to occur. When you bring your dog to group classes, these behaviors are likely to go unaddressed. Bringing a trainer in your home allows for your dog to feel comfortable and gives the trainer a chance to catch and correct negative behaviors.
At Dog Training Elite, we create highly personalized programs because we know every dog is different. Our in-home dog training program focuses on basic obedience, housebreaking, and behavior correction. If your dog is a barker, a mailman chaser, or displays aggression, your personal trainer will focus on these unique behaviors.
Yes! Our professional trainers include you in the lessons and work hard to help you and your dog establish a bond of trust. When the dog owner is not included in the training process, it is extremely difficult to establish obedience in your dog. A dog dropped off at over-stimulating, distracting doggie daycare or group training sessions will have difficulty translating those lessons into his home environment.
At Dog Training Elite, we use positive reinforcement methods and a gentle vibration collar. We never abuse or use punishment tactics. A happy dog is an obedient dog, and we work with treats, praise and attention to help your dog establish healthy behaviors.

Don't waste any more time searching for "dog trainers." Dog Training Elite offers the most comprehensive in home training program. We will help you bond with your dog and include you in our training process, leaving you with a happy, loyal friend for years to come.

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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.

Dog Training Elite offers award winning in-home dog training programs in your local area.

In-Home Dog Training Near You


By creating a unique and highly successful in-home dog training program, Dog Training Elite brings the training of your pet into your home and their environment. By promoting training in an environment where the dog is comfortable, and strongly involving the owner in the training of their pet, this in-home program has proven to be highly-successful. Together, owners and canines create stronger bonds along with sustained obedience. When you find yourself searching, “In Home Dog Trainers Near Me,” think Dog Training Elite.

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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're very pleased with Dog Training Elite, Tyler and Alecia have been amazing!! Highly recommended them!
— Shannon Quick
Posted January 21st 2022
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I have loved working with dog training elite! They have helped me and Cooper become more confident in our abilities and each other. Colleen has been amazing to work with!
— Kristen Faerber
Posted January 20th 2022
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We had an amazing experience with this place! It is highly recommended! We had the opportunity to have our dog be trained by Evan and he was amazing! Fixed the issues we had with our pup and made a better dog for our family! Thank you!
— Shaylee Brown
Posted January 17th 2022
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Dog Training Elite is THE dog training service in St Louis. No other compares. Their prices are competitive but more than that you are going to find a staff that is so incredibly immersed in solid training. These individuals love dogs and they are committed to helping you and your pet bond and create a truly trusting and engaged relationship. Your dog will learn obedience so easily and enjoyably I was amazed. This is the only place to go. Hands down. The best.
— C Budd
Posted January 17th 2022
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Posted January 16th 2022
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I highly recommend this company . The team is professional, kind and very knowledgeable. My fur kids trainer is Dave , I’m very pleased with the progress we have made so far . Dave has been such a positive breath of fresh air for me and my fur squad. A couple of friends have seen some of the positive changes already in the house. Thank you Dave for Being great with the fur kids , we appreciate all of your assistance.
— Kimmy Brooks
Posted January 12th 2022
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We couldn't be happier with the training we ALL received from Dog Training Elite! We saw HUGE improvements after just one session and after we finished the 6 week program, our Finn is a changed pup! Katie was fantastic! She was very clear with instructions and explained everything that our dog was experiencing! Alecia was very organized and worked easily around our busy schedules! After just 6 weeks, our boy became focused, had begun listening to us and we can finally entertain people without having to put him in his crate! We have a calmer and happier home thanks to DTE!!!
— Alyssa DeGreeff
Posted January 4th 2022
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Phenomenal service! Tyler worked with my 3 year old German Shepard. My dog was extremely aggressive before I started this training. Strangers couldn't be in the same room without home being restrained and he would constantly bark and lunge aggressively. We just completed the 8th week of training and Connor now is a completely different dog. He is relaxed doesn't bark or lunge and still has a short warm up period, but the amount of stress that has been taken off my back is wonderful. They also are very flexible with your schedule which is great. Highly Recommend!!
— Nick Maranan
Posted January 4th 2022
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My dog, Mila, and I have greatly enjoyed training with everyone at Dog training elite.
— Misty Toon
Posted December 23rd 2021
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Dog Training Elite has gone above and beyond to accomplish everything we were looking for. Evan Sutton specifically is the reason I signed up to do my Golden Retriever's basic and service training. Evan did Murphy's evaluation at 10 or 11 weeks old. The way that Evan interacted with Murphy, and presented his own amazingly trained dog, I immediately knew this was the kind of company I wanted working with my service dog. At 14 weeks old, we began basic obedience training, and before Murphy's first birthday, he had his Service Dog Certification. DTE is an amazing company that truly cares about your dog and your experience, and strives everyday to provide the highest quality of training for your dog AND YOU. 10/10 would recommend, and I HAVE. I love this company and how Murphy's behavior has turned out, that I talk about them to EVERYBODY that I can. I know it can be scary at times to have an E-Collar on your dog, but with proper use, training and trust in the process and the trainers, it is only there for E-Collar on my 14 week old pup, but Evan was amazing at showing me proper use and protocol, and handled Murphy with as much care and concern as I do. These people, and this company SINCERELY care about you, your dogs, and the process.
— Parker Jensen
Posted December 20th 2021
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We’ve only had our consultation but so far everyone we’ve interacted with has been outstanding. Meredith helped get us set up and Sarah came for an at home visit. She was warm and personable and helped answer all our questions!
— Sara Shoup
Posted December 7th 2021
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My dog went from wild to the point of biting our furniture and jumping up on everyone to following all of our commands and being so well behaved. To be honest, it’s been an amazing program and our dog is so much calmer and with less anxiety. Highest recommendation!
— Nathan Martin
Posted December 7th 2021
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I have always had dog envy when I saw someone jogging through a crowded park with their well behaved pup by their side or at the farmers market or a restaurant with a true companion; no jumping or barking, just content and happy together- well, thanks to DTE I have one of those dogs- no...one of those relationships. It's been a serious game changer and my sweet recue pup garners the attention of everyone around us when my 4 year old walks him through parks, stores, and other outings effortlessly. I am now addicted and can't wait to work on more training. Thank you so much to Katie, Tyler and Matt- having all three of you come to our house at different times really gave us a holistic training program and built my confidence. I cannot thank you enough!!!
— Birdie D'Orville
Posted December 7th 2021
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Dog Training Elite were extremely helpful and kind. even though we no longer live in Salt Lake City they are still there for us. they have helped me train three service dogs and I don't know what I would have done without them. I keep praying that by the time I need another service dog they will have a branch of dog training here in Tennessee so I can get there helped again (hint hint)! I can't recommend them highly enough they are wonderful and I count them among my dearest friends. they have helped me become more independent and happier. my dogs are better dogs and more useful and happier, even my pet dogs are happier. if you want your dog to be more obedient and happier these are the dog trainers to help.
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Posted November 25th 2021
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We love training with Ashley. She takes the time to make sure we understand everything and personalizes the training to our dog and unique needs. Our dog has gone from pulling on a leash & jumping on people to healing and looking to us for direction. We are looking forward to completing the service dog training and are confident we will be able to do so with Ashley’s help.
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Posted November 24th 2021
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I can’t say enough good things about our experience with Dog Training Elite-Denver! Luke, our yellow Labrador, has done wonderfully—such an amazing transformation he has come through—with the professional training from Dog Training Elite! He really looks forward to his training time every day and loves Group class as well! I LOVE our training time together and just the everyday stuff… like healing while going for a walk or his eagerness to fit in with other dogs he doesn’t know, has become so much easier. It has strengthened our bond even deeper and we get to experience so many “Good Dog Days” together now! I couldn’t be happier with all the support, patience, expert training and helpful advice with whatever we needed. We really want to thank ALL of the trainers and especially the owners/trainers, Bert, Sarah and Adria, for helping us through every aspect of Luke’s training and to be honest, more help was needed on my end then on Luke’s! LOL! We feel like family and this is a rare find with any business! I highly recommend Dog Training Elite for your fur babies! The bond you create with your dog, through professional training from Dog Training Elite, will last a life time!
— Jayme Keiffer
Posted November 21st 2021
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Thank you to Tanya Mayurov, who is a wonderful trainer! Also, to Erin.
— Kathie Roberts
Posted November 13th 2021
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Can’t even begin to express how much we love DTE. The staff is amazing and has addressed all of my concerns from start to finish. They have worked effortlessly to help me train my dog to become an amazingly well behaved member of our family.
— Brittany Poiski
Posted October 29th 2021
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We adopted the cutest crazy doggie, Bud. We reached out to dog training Elite to help us. Bud joined the elite training camp and in just two weeks we saw tremendous results. Tanya Mayurov spent every second training and teaching Bud manners and new commands. She was very personal and took the time to help us understand how to take control back. We love the collars that they use with no shock feature. We are soo excited where our future is headed with Bud and our unborn child. He’s already such a better dog who listens. Thank you soo much DTe family!
— Brooke Wood
Posted October 24th 2021
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They have been training my puppy as a service dog and they have done AMAZING! Any questions you have they always get back to you fast and are always on time and doing what’s best for the dog.
— Rylee Ray
Posted October 22nd 2021
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Highly Personalized


Dog Training Elite’s in-home dog training program is highly personalized as opposed to most other programs available to dog owners. Other training programs are performed in an unfamiliar environment to the dog and require minimal to no involvement from owners. Not to mention that when dogs return home from these programs nearly all progress and learning is undone and owners feel just as helpless as they did before.

When you take advantage of Dog Training Elite’s in-home training program and our in-home dog trainers you receive a personalized program designed to instruct you as an owner and coach you to train your own dog alongside our professional dog trainers in a home environment where your pet is comfortable. Make no mistake that training your dog will take time, commitment and balance. At Dog Training Elite we will be there along every step of the way to help you and your pet achieve sustained, deep-rooted experience.

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Unique and Comprehensive

At Dog Training Elite we pride ourselves on promoting a unique training method based on positive reinforcement. With the assistance of our in-home dog trainers and a focus on positive reinforcement you as the owner will experience longer lasting results than other training methods and be empowered by becoming an integral part of the process. We are proud that by utilizing this approach towards training your pet, our in-home trainers are able to provide the most well rounded and comprehensive approach. If you find yourself searching for “In Home Dog Trainers Near Me,” look no further than Dog Training Elite.