Professional Dog Training in Payson, AZ

FREE Consultations | Private & Group Lessons

Welcome to Alten Dog Training

& Payson Pet Sitter

Foundational training for dogs and their people

Group Dog Training

Join us in a group training course which is not only educational, but is a fun time to meet and greet other Payson residents and their companions.

Private Dog Training

From puppy training to teaching an older dog better behavioral skills, personal dog training may be the answer for you and your dog.

Pet Sitting Service

If your looking for a pet sitter in Payson, we offer a dependable caring service that both you and your companion can count on.

A professional dog trainer is essential to instill obedience in your dog which ensures good behavior for years to come.

When you work with Alten Dog Training, both owner and canine learn and achieve results together!


  • Effective treatment for common behavioral problems including: housebreaking, house manners, nipping, chewing, digging, jumping, excessive barking, begging, and more

  • Positive reinforcement to motivate obedient behaviors to: sit, stay, down, come, heel, fetch, and more

  • Puppy Kindergarten training for house breaking, biting and chewing while learning basic commands such as sitRally obedience, CGC testing, agility, among others

  • Basic obedience on leash and advanced off leash training

  • Preventative dog training to avoid aggressive behavior


  • Knowledgeable guidance on the scientific aspect of dogs. How to address past and present behaviors in order to cultivate positive future behavior

  • Understand the difference between normal and abnormal dog behaviors. Learn to identify and deal with inappropriate behavior

  • A wealth of training tools and how to use them including: clickers, collars, leashes, house- training aids, chewing deterrents, interactive toys, and safety equipment

  • Understanding the difference between obedience training and behavior modification and applying problem-solving techniques

  • Understanding of dog breed characteristics, developmental periods, proper socialization, basic health routines, disease prevention and canine communication

Receive a FREE Consultation & Dog Evaluation by Contacting Alten Dog Training Today!

“Helping people provide their dogs with proper training so they can become loved and loyal family members is what Alten Dog Training is all about.”
-Mark Alten

Alten Dog Training is devoted to making man’s best friend become family. With over 15 years of experience specifically in modifying dog behavior, dog trainer Mark Alten utilizes operant conditioning to cultivate the best behavior from your dog. Let Mark create an individualized training plan for you and your dog today!


ABC Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Alumni Animal Behavior College

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