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.

What Are The Mistakes I am Making when Walking My Dog?

I was at a Home Dog Training client in Suwanee last week for our first lesson.  Maya, his two year old Dutch Shepherd, was really a great dog.  The main issues that he had called us out for were jumping, counter surfing, not listening, and running to the front door...

Should My Dog Like His Crate?

Last week Robin and I were in Alpharetta with a new Home Dog Training client.  His Catahoula, named Larry, was just turning five months old and he thought it was time for training.  Larry was a great dog to work with and picked up on all the obedience commands pretty...

Is It OK to Leave My Dog in the Back Yard?

Robin and I were with a current Home Dog Training client in Canton last Tuesday on a follow-up session with him and General, his three year old Bloodhound.  The obedience commands were coming along quite well and General's bad habit of stealing food and begging at the...

What Are The Most Important Tips for Potty Training?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training client in Ball Ground last week working with him and his new Miniature Pinscher (Min Pin) puppy named Waterloo.  This was his first puppy and he had a very long list of questions.  As always, were were excited to answer...

Should I Allow My Kids to Train Our Dog?

Robin and I were with a new Home Dog Training client in Big Canoe last week working with his family and Smokey, his one year old Dalmatian. As with all Dalmatians, Smokey was a little hyper and full of energy.  The good news was that he was very attentive to our...

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe for an Elevator Ride?

We were in Atlanta at a Home Dog Training session on Friday with some new clients and their Border Collie named Sagebrush.  They had recently moved from their large farm in North Carolina and were looking forward to experiencing a more urban lifestyle.  Their high...

How Do I Stop My Dog From Jumping On My Friends?

We began to work with a new dog training client in Roswell last week and he had a classic issue.  His Bernese Mountain Dog was really great, but he just couldn’t keep him from jumping on his friends every time they came to the door.  It was so cute when the dog was a...

What Can I Do When My Dog Eats His Food Too Quickly?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training Family in Kennesaw last week working with them and their beautiful Akita named Mulan.  It wasn't too difficult to take care of most of the obedience and behavior issues they were experiencing with Mulan.  She was a very fast...

How Do I Stop My Dog From Begging at the Dinner Table?

I was in Buckhead yesterday at a follow-up Home Dog Training visit with a client and his Labradoodle, Chloe.  Their initial issues were learning simple obedience commands such as come, sit, and stay.  Their Labradoodle also had some issues with walking and jumping. ...

How Do I Prepare My Dog for a Plane Flight?

I was at my first Home Dog Training session with a new client and his Yorkie named Mork in Lawrenceville.  In most respects, Mork was a pretty good dog.  He knew his commands, didn’t steal food, walked on the leash well for my client, and was a generally well behaved...

How Do I keep My Dog From Going Crazy When I Come Home?

I was in Oakwood last Wednesday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Rat Terrier, Rumor.  Rat Terriers can sometimes be very hyper dogs, but Rumor was a great, little student and responded wonderfully to the training and to my client’s commands.  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.

What Are The Mistakes I am Making when Walking My Dog?

I was at a Home Dog Training client in Suwanee last week for our first lesson.  Maya, his two year old Dutch Shepherd, was really a great dog.  The main issues that he had called us out for were jumping, counter surfing, not listening, and running to the front door...

Should My Dog Like His Crate?

Last week Robin and I were in Alpharetta with a new Home Dog Training client.  His Catahoula, named Larry, was just turning five months old and he thought it was time for training.  Larry was a great dog to work with and picked up on all the obedience commands pretty...

Is It OK to Leave My Dog in the Back Yard?

Robin and I were with a current Home Dog Training client in Canton last Tuesday on a follow-up session with him and General, his three year old Bloodhound.  The obedience commands were coming along quite well and General's bad habit of stealing food and begging at the...

What Are The Most Important Tips for Potty Training?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training client in Ball Ground last week working with him and his new Miniature Pinscher (Min Pin) puppy named Waterloo.  This was his first puppy and he had a very long list of questions.  As always, were were excited to answer...

Should I Allow My Kids to Train Our Dog?

Robin and I were with a new Home Dog Training client in Big Canoe last week working with his family and Smokey, his one year old Dalmatian. As with all Dalmatians, Smokey was a little hyper and full of energy.  The good news was that he was very attentive to our...

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe for an Elevator Ride?

We were in Atlanta at a Home Dog Training session on Friday with some new clients and their Border Collie named Sagebrush.  They had recently moved from their large farm in North Carolina and were looking forward to experiencing a more urban lifestyle.  Their high...

How Do I Stop My Dog From Jumping On My Friends?

We began to work with a new dog training client in Roswell last week and he had a classic issue.  His Bernese Mountain Dog was really great, but he just couldn’t keep him from jumping on his friends every time they came to the door.  It was so cute when the dog was a...

What Can I Do When My Dog Eats His Food Too Quickly?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training Family in Kennesaw last week working with them and their beautiful Akita named Mulan.  It wasn't too difficult to take care of most of the obedience and behavior issues they were experiencing with Mulan.  She was a very fast...

How Do I Stop My Dog From Begging at the Dinner Table?

I was in Buckhead yesterday at a follow-up Home Dog Training visit with a client and his Labradoodle, Chloe.  Their initial issues were learning simple obedience commands such as come, sit, and stay.  Their Labradoodle also had some issues with walking and jumping. ...

How Do I Prepare My Dog for a Plane Flight?

I was at my first Home Dog Training session with a new client and his Yorkie named Mork in Lawrenceville.  In most respects, Mork was a pretty good dog.  He knew his commands, didn’t steal food, walked on the leash well for my client, and was a generally well behaved...

How Do I keep My Dog From Going Crazy When I Come Home?

I was in Oakwood last Wednesday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Rat Terrier, Rumor.  Rat Terriers can sometimes be very hyper dogs, but Rumor was a great, little student and responded wonderfully to the training and to my client’s commands.  We...