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 Stop Dogs Chasing Me on My Bicycle?

I was just in Dawsonville finishing up a Home Dog Training Session with a client and his Shih Tzu, Amigo.  We had been working on puppy training and potty training for the last several sessions and things were getting a lot better.  My client then had a “different...

How Do I get My Dog to Stop Stealing Toys?

I was at a new Home Dog Training visit yesterday morning in Cumming working with Bandit, a very precocious, young Beagle.  Bandit, the Beagle, wasn’t listening and would try to run out the front door every time anyone knocked or rang the doorbell.  We took care of...

Can I Use an Extension Leash to Walk My Dog?

I just finished up a Home Dog Training session in Gainesville last night.  This was a new Bullmastiff puppy and they brought out all the equipment that they had bought for their new puppy.  There were bowls, toys, chew bones, a harness, and an extension leash.  I...

How Do I Get My Dog Into His Crate?

I was at a training last week in Flowery Branch with a very active one year old Collie named Henry.  The client had originally called us out to help with the dog’s jumping and listening issues.  I had explained to the owner that Collies are very energetic and also...

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning His Training Exercises?

Last week I was driving though Suwanee and stopped to fill up my tank.  The guy filling up his tank next to me and asked if I was "the dog trainer".  (I had the Home Dog Training magnetic stickers on the side of my car.)  I informed him that I was the dog trainer and...

How Do I Know if I am a Responsible Dog Owner?

Last week I was in Woodstock working with a new Home Dog Training Client and O'Shea, his Irish Setter. O'Shea was a rescue dog and we believed he was about 18 months old.  As with many rescue dogs, he had some issues with trust and had some bad behavior traits.  After...

What Can I Do If My Dog is Afraid of Me?

Robin and I just got back from a new Home Dog Training client in Big Canoe helping him with Thomas, his one year old Jack Russell.  When our client talked to Robin over the phone, it appeared that Thomas' issues evolved around not listening and bad behavior.  When we...

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 Stop Dogs Chasing Me on My Bicycle?

I was just in Dawsonville finishing up a Home Dog Training Session with a client and his Shih Tzu, Amigo.  We had been working on puppy training and potty training for the last several sessions and things were getting a lot better.  My client then had a “different...

How Do I get My Dog to Stop Stealing Toys?

I was at a new Home Dog Training visit yesterday morning in Cumming working with Bandit, a very precocious, young Beagle.  Bandit, the Beagle, wasn’t listening and would try to run out the front door every time anyone knocked or rang the doorbell.  We took care of...

Can I Use an Extension Leash to Walk My Dog?

I just finished up a Home Dog Training session in Gainesville last night.  This was a new Bullmastiff puppy and they brought out all the equipment that they had bought for their new puppy.  There were bowls, toys, chew bones, a harness, and an extension leash.  I...

How Do I Get My Dog Into His Crate?

I was at a training last week in Flowery Branch with a very active one year old Collie named Henry.  The client had originally called us out to help with the dog’s jumping and listening issues.  I had explained to the owner that Collies are very energetic and also...

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning His Training Exercises?

Last week I was driving though Suwanee and stopped to fill up my tank.  The guy filling up his tank next to me and asked if I was "the dog trainer".  (I had the Home Dog Training magnetic stickers on the side of my car.)  I informed him that I was the dog trainer and...

How Do I Know if I am a Responsible Dog Owner?

Last week I was in Woodstock working with a new Home Dog Training Client and O'Shea, his Irish Setter. O'Shea was a rescue dog and we believed he was about 18 months old.  As with many rescue dogs, he had some issues with trust and had some bad behavior traits.  After...

What Can I Do If My Dog is Afraid of Me?

Robin and I just got back from a new Home Dog Training client in Big Canoe helping him with Thomas, his one year old Jack Russell.  When our client talked to Robin over the phone, it appeared that Thomas' issues evolved around not listening and bad behavior.  When we...