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.

I Just Got My First Puppy – What Do I Do Now?

I Just Got My First Puppy – What Do I Do Now?

I was in Dawsonville last Thursday with a new Home Dog Training client and his German Shepherd, Bandit. The lesson went great, and he was very excited about what he and Bandit learned that day.  Just as we were finishing up, his next-door neighbor stopped by. His...

Why is it so Challenging to Train my Puppy?

Why is it so Challenging to Train my Puppy?

It is now the beginning of the year and that means that we are entering the start of “Puppy Time”.  Just like any other January for over seventeen years, we are getting a rash of calls asking for help training new puppies.  We love getting out there, working with...

How Do I Assure My New Puppy Will Become a Great Dog?

How Do I Assure My New Puppy Will Become a Great Dog?

I was over in Cumming at the AT&T Store just off the 400 last week getting a new phone.  My Apple 11 was long paid off and I needed to upgrade to a device with more memory so I could add some scheduling and mapping apps.  After having Apple phones "all my...

Is Giving Christmas Puppies as a Gift a Good Idea?

Is Giving Christmas Puppies as a Gift a Good Idea?

Robin and I were in Alpharetta last Tuesday getting in some last-minute Christmas shopping. As we were walking past a pet store, we glanced in and saw that it was filled with people looking at all the puppies.  Some were just looking at the puppies in their cages, but...

How Do I Safely Travel with My Dog During the Holidays?

How Do I Safely Travel with My Dog During the Holidays?

We were at a new Home Dog Training client in Norcross the other day helping her with her Dalmation named Rockey. Rockey, like all Dalmations, was very animated and playful. He loved to steal things, run around the house, jump on people, and in need of a great deal of...

How Do I Walk Two Crazy Dogs at the Same Time?

How Do I Walk Two Crazy Dogs at the Same Time?

I was at a new Home Dog Training Client in Snellville last Tuesday working with his two young Whippets named Bones and McCoy (He is a big fan of Star Trek...). Most of my client's issues with Bones and McCoy focused on things in the house like jumping, stealing stuff,...

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.

I Just Got My First Puppy – What Do I Do Now?

I Just Got My First Puppy – What Do I Do Now?

I was in Dawsonville last Thursday with a new Home Dog Training client and his German Shepherd, Bandit. The lesson went great, and he was very excited about what he and Bandit learned that day.  Just as we were finishing up, his next-door neighbor stopped by. His...

Why is it so Challenging to Train my Puppy?

Why is it so Challenging to Train my Puppy?

It is now the beginning of the year and that means that we are entering the start of “Puppy Time”.  Just like any other January for over seventeen years, we are getting a rash of calls asking for help training new puppies.  We love getting out there, working with...

How Do I Assure My New Puppy Will Become a Great Dog?

How Do I Assure My New Puppy Will Become a Great Dog?

I was over in Cumming at the AT&T Store just off the 400 last week getting a new phone.  My Apple 11 was long paid off and I needed to upgrade to a device with more memory so I could add some scheduling and mapping apps.  After having Apple phones "all my...

Is Giving Christmas Puppies as a Gift a Good Idea?

Is Giving Christmas Puppies as a Gift a Good Idea?

Robin and I were in Alpharetta last Tuesday getting in some last-minute Christmas shopping. As we were walking past a pet store, we glanced in and saw that it was filled with people looking at all the puppies.  Some were just looking at the puppies in their cages, but...

How Do I Safely Travel with My Dog During the Holidays?

How Do I Safely Travel with My Dog During the Holidays?

We were at a new Home Dog Training client in Norcross the other day helping her with her Dalmation named Rockey. Rockey, like all Dalmations, was very animated and playful. He loved to steal things, run around the house, jump on people, and in need of a great deal of...

How Do I Walk Two Crazy Dogs at the Same Time?

How Do I Walk Two Crazy Dogs at the Same Time?

I was at a new Home Dog Training Client in Snellville last Tuesday working with his two young Whippets named Bones and McCoy (He is a big fan of Star Trek...). Most of my client's issues with Bones and McCoy focused on things in the house like jumping, stealing stuff,...