One of the most difficult, necessary, and rewarding behaviors to correct in a dog is anxiety and aggression. Anxiety and aggression are behaviors that can be learned, genetic, or innate. When a dog feels threatened, the two natural responses will be fight or flight. Most dogs will attempt to put as much distance between themselves and the threat; if the threat remains they will then turn to aggression or submit. Other dogs are overly confident pack leaders and will turn first to aggression. Both of these reactions stem from anxiety and can be fixed with a balanced, positive aggressive dog training in Utah County.

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Kelley Rosequist

Kelley Rosequist

Experience: 10 years

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Aidan Rosequist

Aidan Rosequist

Experience: 15 years

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John Mestas

John Mestas

Experience: 35+ years

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Emma

Emma

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Dylan

Dylan

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Trevor

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I have been working with DTE for many months now and I am beyond grateful to have found them. You will not find better or more kind trainers around. They are always happy to help with questions, and have worked around a number of unforeseen health issues with my dog to ensure I have a trained service dog. If I could gi...
— Maggie Henstorf, Posted September 7th 2019 on Google
To begin with, they need to honor their word. Neal, "son of the founder" Mestas agreed to look into funding options for service dog training, the relevant charities specify communicating with training facility not client. DTE.AZ couldn't have changed their tune quicker!! ::Take heed:: Need beyond basic trai...
— Jill Budny, Posted July 23rd 2019 on Facebook
I thought I was ready for our pup! May not have continued to be a dog owner with Aidan and Dog Training Elite! They are the best!
— James Bagwell, Posted June 27th 2019 on Google
We took our time to review and interview with various dog training companies before deciding to go with Dog Elite. We have been so happy with this decision! We decided when we got our wonderful Samoyed puppy that she would be the best therapy dog for those who are going through rough times and need a smile, Dog Elite h...
— Jake Corsi, Posted June 17th 2019 on Facebook
Love them and especially love Trevor 🙌🏻 our little labradoodle is turning into a dream!
— Staci Stirland, Posted February 9th 2019 on Facebook
My Labrador was out of control for 2.5 years before we hired Elite. they saw something that could be trained, and so quickly! now he obeys all commands and come spend time inside with us out of the cold. SO glad we did this! he turns 3 in February. he's calmed down a lot. Thanks Trevor! your a miracle worker see you s...
— Rene Peterson, Posted January 4th 2019 on Facebook
I'm sure they are fantastic dog trainers! With that said, they advertise for registration under their service dog training program even though they know that there is no official registration for service dogs, there is no legally recognized registration for service dogs, it is illegal to ask for a service dog's registr...
— Josie Stoker, Posted September 13th 2018 on Facebook
They do an amazing job training your dog!
— Shelley Politis, Posted August 15th 2018 on Facebook
Very professional, and genuinely care about fixing your dogs behavior issues.
— Kaden Mattucci, Posted July 5th 2018 on Facebook
John and Aidan are excellent trainers! They were so patient with us and our dog. Our dog is so well behaved. He caught on quickly and we have so much more confidence in him. We are so happy with the results. Everyone we spoke with on the phone or texted were so helpful and kind, as well. We highly recommend Dog Trainin...
— Robyn Larkin, Posted May 10th 2018 on Google
Best money we have spent. Our dog has a very confident personality and was not willing to listen. Dog Training Elite, has taught us how to help him behave better as well as keep his confident personality. We love being able to take him places and know that he will listen to us and stay in control especially around o...
— Ginger Belnap, Posted February 20th 2018 on Google
Aiden was amazing in training our dog. He was patient and cared for our dog
— Brant Frank, Posted February 5th 2018 on Google
Training my service dog so wonderfully. Last trainer you'll need.
— Anthony Lewis, Posted January 20th 2018 on Google
I love this team, the people are top notch. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.
— Michael Bell, Posted September 19th 2017 on Facebook
We have been using Dog Training Elite for about 6 weeks. We have always loved our dog but he was getting to be too much to handle. One day when my wife came back from a run in tears because the dog was pulling so much, I knew something had to be done. If we could not get him to change his behavior, he was going to have...
— Bryan Griffith, Posted August 25th 2017 on Google
Helped train my Baby Blu become the service dog I need in my daily life. I know have the ability to lead a somewhat normal life after 20 years in the military.
— Randy F., Posted July 16th 2017 on Yelp

Utah Aggressive Dog Behavior Training Process

Dog Training Elite Utah behavior modification process is highly personalized. We work to empower owners as they work alongside our professional dog trainers in Utah County to build confidence and understanding in their dogs. We work with owners in their home to slowly retrain a dog’s reactions to stressful situations and then work to integrate them back into the community. 

We will first meet the dog in a free in-home assessment to gain an understanding of the reasons for the aggression, anxiety, or fears. We will assess triggers and build a personalized training program for each unique dog and targeting their specific behavior. For fearful and anxious dogs, our trainers will work alongside owners to build confidence. 

For overly aggressive dogs, training will help owners establish a packleader position in the home.  We will work to desensitize a dog to their biggest triggers and anxiety and when the dog has reached a safe baseline obedience level in these situations we then introduce them to our class settings.  A muzzle is required for class settings to ensure the safety of all dog as these classroom settings are designed to integrate the dog back into social settings successfully.

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Our processes allow for us to easily complete our anxiety and aggression dog training services near you! At Dog Training Elite Utah, we provide professional dog training services in the following areas and more!

  • Utah County
  • Lehi
  • American Fork
  • Orem
  • Provo
  • Spanish Fork
  • Alpine
  • Highland
  • Wasatch County
  • Heber
  • Bluffdale
  • Eagle Mountain
  • Saratoga Springs

Our Balanced Theory

We base our training around the "Classical Conditioning" model (aka "Pavlovian" or "respondent conditioning"). This includes developing conditioned or automatic reflexes to commands. In it's simplest form (after proper conditioning) -- when the owner says 'sit', dog automatically sits without thinking about it. Our unique techniques ensure our program is a success no matter the 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 household.
  • Simplified & Customized

    We plan training around 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 owner's success long-term.
  • Satisfaction Ratings

    Our high client satisfaction rating sets us apart from competitors.