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Top Dog Trainer for Military Veterans in Utah County, UT

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We have programs
and discounts for veterans.
Call to learn more!

801-266-4802

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Dog Training Elite Utah County believes so strongly in the healing power of service dogs for retired military veterans that we have created "The Malinois Foundation". We donate our time and passion to veteran service dog training Utah County for the foundation.

Service dogs can help ease both mental and physical impairments attained through a veteran’s service to our country. Many veterans suffer from PTSD, physical disabilities, and a variety of other handicaps and service dogs have been proven to lessen symptoms and assist in integrating veterans back into normal routines as much as possible.

We have programs and discounts for veterans. Call to learn more!

801-266-4802
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The Malinois Foundation Dog Training Elite's Non-Profit


It is our mission to provide service dog training to veterans with physical and/or mental impairments. The Malinois Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to provide individuals suffering from PTSD, physical disabilities, and other special needs with a dog that can comfort and assist them.

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Dog Training Elite is proud to partner with The Malinois Foundation to help with training service dogs for retired military veterans in Utah County.

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.

Dog Training Elite Utah County Services


Dog Training Elite Utah County is passionate and committed to helping our service members heal and progress through service dog work. We offer several service dog training Utah County options for veterans, call us today to learn about how service dogs can help improve the lives of veterans. Veterans who have physical disabilities benefit both emotionally and physically from a balance and mobility support dog. They can regain their freedom and independence as well as receiving the emotional support that a service dog can provide. The bond that is created between veterans and their service dogs has enormous healing power and is becoming increasingly popular in the mental health and medical communities as one of the best options for recovery. Military and Retired Vet Service Dogs from Dog Training Elite Utah County will help:

  • Increase activity and integration into society.
  • Increase independence.
  • Create a sense of safety. 
  • Provide 24/7 companionship and support. 
  • Ground in reality, redirect hyper-vigilance. 
  • Reduce the length and intensity of night terrors and flashbacks.

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Dog Training Elite has expert dog trainers experienced at service dog trainin for retired military veterans in Utah County.

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!

If you want results, then Dog Training Elite is for you and your dog.  My dog is a 7 year old stubborn Cocker Spaniel, who was having some abandonment issues, was overly protective and wouldn't allow anyone new in the house, had aggression issues and was a major leash puller.  He pulled so hard that one time he pulled me down, and I broke my elbow.  Not good!  Other than those issues, he's a great dog!  Just needed some behavioral help.

Champie had 2 prior trainers before Evan came into our home and our lives.  Evan worked magic with Champie and with me!  He was firm, yet friendly.  Champie is no longer the alpha in the house and quickly learned he was no longer in charge!  

Champie is now tolerant of new people coming to our house, and almost friendly.  He is no longer aggressive when another dog walks by, and taking him for a walk is actually fun -- no  more pulling.  I never imagined he'd be able to accomplish not pulling on a leash, but Evan was very patient with him and me!

I would highly recommend Evan for all your dog training needs -- He's the BEST!
— Brenda B.
Posted March 8th 2021
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Well, because Trevor saved not only my life, but my 4 dogs lives, I really wanted to show how thankful I truly am to him! Today after getting my yard treated for bugs, the service technician left my gate wide open. I was thoughtless about the gate and let my 3 dogs out, along with a dog I am pet sitting. Of course the dog I am pet sitting bolts up the street and just wants to go home. As I am running up the street with no treats or leash, the dogs run across a busy intersection and thankfully Trevor was there with leashes and treats and his super well behaved doggo. Without the help and kindness of Trevor I don’t know what I would have done. If a stranger can be that kind and caring, I can’t even imagine the service he can provide to his clients and their pets. Thank you so much Trevor. I can’t wait to recommend you and your services to future adopters and friends.
— Sarah Scheffer-Billingsley
Posted March 3rd 2021
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Had our first training session for our pup with Evan today and my wife and I are VERY impressed! The service that was provided was definitely 5-stars worthy. Evan explained everything so well, was patient with our questions and worked so well with us and our pup. Would love to keep having him as our pup’s trainer!
— Reuben Dass
Posted January 30th 2021
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Jenny at DTE made raising a puppy a breeze. I always wanted the kind of trained dog that other people would notice was well mannered and very loved. She is incredibly efficient, taught and solidified “heel” in about an hour to our pup. Her knowledge base is incredible. The e collar made me nervous but now I have complete faith in it now that I know how to use it to help communicate rather than punish (my previous expectation) I recommend her to everyone I know looking for excellent training.
— Mckenzie Momberger
Posted January 25th 2021
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We are so impressed how well our dog is behaving after only one day of bootcamp. He’s a totally different dog. It’s amazing!
— Brittnie Uhlendorf
Posted January 18th 2021
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Update; we had someone come do a refresher course and trainer helped reinforce commands. Hell be back in two weeks to see his progress. Thank you Trevor and dog elite training crew for taking your time to respond and help!
— Melissa Barffuson
Posted October 17th 2020
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Everyone has been super nice with helping me understand what will be best for my dogs issues.
— Ruth Jones
Posted August 26th 2020
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I cannot recommend them more. They will work above and beyond with you to get you and your dog where you need to be and are always available for help in between sessions. They also come to you for one-on-one lessons and follow COVID guidelines so it couldn't be more convenient! If you want the best for your dog, this is it.
— Maggie Henstorf
Posted August 14th 2020
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DTE are absolutely amazing!! You will not regret working with them. They genuinely care for your pets, and really help you understand what you need to do in order to improve your pets life and yours. Everyone wins!! You get INSTANT results. I love them!!
— Patricia Slack
Posted July 15th 2020
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A year ago I had training sessions with Dog Training Elite that changed our lives. My dog is an 8 lb poodle mix and had become a “runner” and had also developed some fears of other dogs. Their training drastically changed the relationship I have with my dog. In just a few sessions she learned so many commands and healthy habits that her freedoms grew and my ability to trust her grew. We were so impressed that I’ve decided to do full service dog training with them. Today was our first session and it went AMAZING! We are so grateful for the ways they’ve changed our lives. And I love that when I work with them I also know that they give back to the community by securing and training dogs for veterans. Dog Training Elite is the only organization I will ever trust to train any dog. They genuinely care about the dogs they train and their owners. Great organization! Great people!
— Emily Crane
Posted May 14th 2020
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Many people think they can train their dogs themselves and get the same results as taking them to the experts...I am here to tell you that Dog Training Elite is HANDS DOWN the best decision I made for my family and our amazing dog, Indy. She has been such an amazing value add and has been able to do things I never thought she could because of DTE and what they can do. DTE loves your dog and wants to see her exceed just as much as you do! They go ABOVE AND BEYOND to help train not just your dog but the owners too! They are super flexible with schedules and very understanding if you have a million questions like I do ;) If you are wondering if it is worth it, just do it, I promise you will not regret it!!!
— Krystal Kostner
Posted May 12th 2020
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Trevor far exceded expectations with our boxer. We did a board and train session where Brody spent 4 days with at Trevor’s house. He came back a new dog. Trevor has also reached out a few times after to make sure Brody is doing well. Thanks Trevor, Emma and DTE!!
— Ethan Robertshaw
Posted April 10th 2020
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Fabulous trainers! We love them!
— Duke Castro-Conde
Posted March 25th 2020
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Was amazed at what Can be accomplished. I’m so excited to train!
— Dannaa Fessler
Posted October 24th 2019
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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 give 6 stars, I would. Thank you for everything.
— Maggie Henstorf
Posted September 7th 2019
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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
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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 has helped make this happen for us! Nala loves the trainers and has fun with each class and training session she does. We could not be more thrilled to see Nala learn and have fun! The trainers are all amazing to work with, they show true love and compassion for each dog they interact with and give you lots of 1-on-1 time so you know how to continue practicing with your dog after they do their training. They have been available to us any time we need through phone and text to answer questions and help make sure we are taking good care of our sweet puppy. I could not recommend Dog Elite and their highly professional team more to any dog owner. You will never regret going with them. Whether you are looking for just basic puppy training, obedience training, agression management, therapy dog certification, or service dog training they are the team for you!
— Jake Corsi
Posted June 17th 2019
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Love them and especially love Trevor 🙌🏻 our little labradoodle is turning into a dream!
— Staci Stirland
Posted February 9th 2019
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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 soon!
— Rene Peterson
Posted January 4th 2019
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They do an amazing job training your dog!
— Shelley Politis
Posted August 15th 2018
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Dog Training Elite Utah County - The Malinois Foundation

Proud Sponsor of The Malinois Foundation

At Dog Training Elite Utah County, 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 Utah County 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.

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