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 Introduce a New Dog to My Current Dogs?

How Do I Introduce a New Dog to My Current Dogs?

We were at a new Home Dog Training Client in Cumming last Wednesday working with him and his one year old Bluetick Coonhound named Jerry. Jerry loved to run to the front door, jump on people, and steal food off the table.  The problem was that our client simply didn't...

What Should I Teach My Dog?

What Should I Teach My Dog?

We were at a new Home Dog Training Client in Gainesville last week working with him and his six-month-old Shepadoodle named Leroy.  Leroy was our client's first dog and at six months, was already very headstrong and doing his best to take charge of the household.  We...

How Do I Tell My Dog that Christmas is Over?

How Do I Tell My Dog that Christmas is Over?

I was over in Buford last weekend at a new Home Dog Training client helping her with their one-year-old Springer Spaniel named Charlotte.  Her problem was that she didn’t listen, pulled on the leash, and loved to steal food.  Like most Springers, Charlotte wasn’t a...

Is it a Good Idea to Give a Puppy as a Christmas Gift?

Is it a Good Idea to Give a Puppy as a Christmas Gift?

Last Thursday I was in Woodstock with some Home Dog Training clients and their one year old Golden Retriever named Tyson.  Tyson was a beautiful dog and "all Golden".  He loved to run and jump and was always happy to meet and play with anyone.  This made him a fun dog...

How Important is Playtime with my Dog?

How Important is Playtime with my Dog?

We were in Snellville last week working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Golden Retriever named Jupiter. Jupiter was just over a year old and full of "Golden Retriever energy".  She loved to steal things, jump on family members and house guests, run outside...

What Are Some Halloween Tips for an Already Scary Year?

What Are Some Halloween Tips for an Already Scary Year?

Although Halloween is normally a scary time, this entire year has turned out to be, at best, a very trying and unpredictable experience.  Many communities have decided not to celebrate Halloween, or at least scale it back to something very different than most of us...

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 Introduce a New Dog to My Current Dogs?

How Do I Introduce a New Dog to My Current Dogs?

We were at a new Home Dog Training Client in Cumming last Wednesday working with him and his one year old Bluetick Coonhound named Jerry. Jerry loved to run to the front door, jump on people, and steal food off the table.  The problem was that our client simply didn't...

What Should I Teach My Dog?

What Should I Teach My Dog?

We were at a new Home Dog Training Client in Gainesville last week working with him and his six-month-old Shepadoodle named Leroy.  Leroy was our client's first dog and at six months, was already very headstrong and doing his best to take charge of the household.  We...

How Do I Tell My Dog that Christmas is Over?

How Do I Tell My Dog that Christmas is Over?

I was over in Buford last weekend at a new Home Dog Training client helping her with their one-year-old Springer Spaniel named Charlotte.  Her problem was that she didn’t listen, pulled on the leash, and loved to steal food.  Like most Springers, Charlotte wasn’t a...

Is it a Good Idea to Give a Puppy as a Christmas Gift?

Is it a Good Idea to Give a Puppy as a Christmas Gift?

Last Thursday I was in Woodstock with some Home Dog Training clients and their one year old Golden Retriever named Tyson.  Tyson was a beautiful dog and "all Golden".  He loved to run and jump and was always happy to meet and play with anyone.  This made him a fun dog...

How Important is Playtime with my Dog?

How Important is Playtime with my Dog?

We were in Snellville last week working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Golden Retriever named Jupiter. Jupiter was just over a year old and full of "Golden Retriever energy".  She loved to steal things, jump on family members and house guests, run outside...

What Are Some Halloween Tips for an Already Scary Year?

What Are Some Halloween Tips for an Already Scary Year?

Although Halloween is normally a scary time, this entire year has turned out to be, at best, a very trying and unpredictable experience.  Many communities have decided not to celebrate Halloween, or at least scale it back to something very different than most of us...