Dog Training Articles

Welcome to our Blog.  Home Dog Training of Georgia has designed this site to provide our friends and neighbors in Georgia with valuable training and safety information for their dogs.  We hope you find the information contained here helpful and informative.  As you are aware, our goal is maintaining the safety and well being of your dog.

Also, you can visit our Dog Safety Material section for additional information and handouts.

How Do I Teach My Dog Good Food Manners?

I was at a Home Dog Training revisit lesson in Snellville last week with a client and his Welsh Corgi, Neville. The initial issues of nipping and not paying attention had been solved and we were ready to move on to the “next problem on the list”.  My client said that...

How Do I Pick a Good Veterinarian for my Dog?

Robin and I were in Dacula last week at our initial visit with a new Home Dog Training Client and his Coonhound puppy named Comanche.  Comanche was just ten weeks old so he needed the "full puppy training package".  We went over all the steps he needed to accomplish...

How Can I Keep My Dog Safe on Halloween?

I was in Lithonia last Wednesday on a Home Dog Training lesson with a client and his Goldendoodle, Cody.  We were working on the front door exercise with Cody because he always ran to the door as soon as anyone knocked or ran the doorbell.  He would then jump on the...

How Do I Keep My Dog Calm At The Front Door?

I was at a second Home Dog Training session in Bogart with my client and his Boxer, Jackson about a week ago.  We had taken care of most of his “A Priorities” and were working on consistency to assure that Jackson had completely understood his need to provide my...

Can My Dog Overheat Even If It Feels Nice and Cool to Me?

We were in Atlanta on Saturday with a new Home Dog Training client and his Pug, Chloe.  Our client’s main concern was the fact that Chloe just didn’t want to listen.  This caused the little Pug to run out the front door and never wanting to come in from the backyard. ...

Will My Crazy Family Affect My Dog’s Behavior?

We were at a Dog Training revisit session with a family in Kennesaw on Thursday and the great Springer Spaniel we had left only two weeks earlier was now totally nuts.  During our first dog training session, the kids had been over at friends’ houses and only the...

Why is My Puppy Pooping So Much?

I was at a new dog training client in Marietta last week working with him and his very cute Blue Heeler puppy.  We discussed all the normal topics about socialization, focus, obedience, and appropriate behavior.  As usual, I made sure that I reviewed potty training so...

Should My Dog Walk on the Left or Right Side?

I was at a Home Dog Training client in Lawrenceville yesterday for a follow up training visit.  We first started working with the young Scottish Deerhound and client a few months ago with potty training and basic obedience and socialization.  The puppy was now about...

Dog Training Articles

Welcome to our Blog.  Home Dog Training of Georgia has designed this site to provide our friends and neighbors in Georgia with valuable training and safety information for their dogs.  We hope you find the information contained here helpful and informative.  As you are aware, our goal is maintaining the safety and well being of your dog.

Also, you can visit our Dog Safety Material section for additional information and handouts.

How Do I Teach My Dog Good Food Manners?

I was at a Home Dog Training revisit lesson in Snellville last week with a client and his Welsh Corgi, Neville. The initial issues of nipping and not paying attention had been solved and we were ready to move on to the “next problem on the list”.  My client said that...

How Do I Pick a Good Veterinarian for my Dog?

Robin and I were in Dacula last week at our initial visit with a new Home Dog Training Client and his Coonhound puppy named Comanche.  Comanche was just ten weeks old so he needed the "full puppy training package".  We went over all the steps he needed to accomplish...

How Can I Keep My Dog Safe on Halloween?

I was in Lithonia last Wednesday on a Home Dog Training lesson with a client and his Goldendoodle, Cody.  We were working on the front door exercise with Cody because he always ran to the door as soon as anyone knocked or ran the doorbell.  He would then jump on the...

How Do I Keep My Dog Calm At The Front Door?

I was at a second Home Dog Training session in Bogart with my client and his Boxer, Jackson about a week ago.  We had taken care of most of his “A Priorities” and were working on consistency to assure that Jackson had completely understood his need to provide my...

Can My Dog Overheat Even If It Feels Nice and Cool to Me?

We were in Atlanta on Saturday with a new Home Dog Training client and his Pug, Chloe.  Our client’s main concern was the fact that Chloe just didn’t want to listen.  This caused the little Pug to run out the front door and never wanting to come in from the backyard. ...

Will My Crazy Family Affect My Dog’s Behavior?

We were at a Dog Training revisit session with a family in Kennesaw on Thursday and the great Springer Spaniel we had left only two weeks earlier was now totally nuts.  During our first dog training session, the kids had been over at friends’ houses and only the...

Why is My Puppy Pooping So Much?

I was at a new dog training client in Marietta last week working with him and his very cute Blue Heeler puppy.  We discussed all the normal topics about socialization, focus, obedience, and appropriate behavior.  As usual, I made sure that I reviewed potty training so...

Should My Dog Walk on the Left or Right Side?

I was at a Home Dog Training client in Lawrenceville yesterday for a follow up training visit.  We first started working with the young Scottish Deerhound and client a few months ago with potty training and basic obedience and socialization.  The puppy was now about...