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 Keep My Puppy Safe When We Are in The Car?

How Do I Keep My Puppy Safe When We Are in The Car?

I was in  Woodstock last Saturday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his three-month-old Bichon named Margaret.  Margaret was a very loving puppy and my client's biggest problem was that he was spoiling her to death.  This meant that she could demand...

How Do I Stop My Dog Being Crazy When I Come Home?

How Do I Stop My Dog Being Crazy When I Come Home?

I was over in Canton last week at a new Home Dog Training Client working with him and his Jack Russell named Willie.  The big problem that he had with Willie was that he pulled on the walk and loved to jump on people. We quickly corrected the jumping and Willie...

Why Is My Dog So Crazy?

Why Is My Dog So Crazy?

I was at a new Home Dog Training Client in Decatur last Monday working with him and his two-year-old Dalmatian named Nitro.  Nitro was my client's first dog and he was the first to admit that he had no idea to do regarding Nitro's training.  I asked him how he decided...

How Do I Stop My Dog Running to the Front Door?

How Do I Stop My Dog Running to the Front Door?

I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Norcross last Monday helping her with her one year old Siberian Husky.  Huskies are very energetic and somewhat crazy dogs.  (I should know, the newest member of our doggie family is a one year old Husky/German Shepherd...

What Toys are Good for My Dog?

What Toys are Good for My Dog?

We were at a new Home Dog Training client last Tuesday in Snellville working with her and her four month old Chesapeake Bay Retriever.  Ronnie was a great dog and just needed some guidance regarding the right and wrong things he could do around the house.  We worked...

What Are My Responsibilities When Walking My Dog?

What Are My Responsibilities When Walking My Dog?

Last Tuesday I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Dacula helping him with his eighteen-month-old Irish Water Spaniel named Cassidy.  She was a sweet dog, but would run to the door whenever my clients came home, guests came over, or the UPS guy had a package for...

Are Extension Leashes Good to Walk My Dog?

Are Extension Leashes Good to Walk My Dog?

I was in Buckhead last Sunday working with a new Home Dog Training client and her fourteen month old Weimananer named Jasper.  I love Weimaraners and Jasper was a beautiful, young dog.  He was very active and was performing all the "normal bad habits" such as jumping,...

How Do I Get My Dog to Obey?

How Do I Get My Dog to Obey?

I was in Lithonia last Thursday working with a new Home Dog Training Client and his one-year-old Goldendoodle named Manny.  Manny's biggest problem was that he doesn't listen and is rather big.  Goldendoodles can range anywhere from 35 pounds to over 90 pounds.  Manny...

How Can I Be a Responsible Dog Owner?

How Can I Be a Responsible Dog Owner?

I was in Acworth last Friday with a new Home Dog Training client and his eight month old Giant Schnauzer named Daniel.  Daniel was a very loving, high energy, one hundred pound puppy.  He was very inquisitive, and because of that, our clients had a very hard time in...

How Do I Avoid Being Bitten by a Dog?

How Do I Avoid Being Bitten by a Dog?

I was in Roswell last week working with a new Home Dog Training client and his two year old Vizsla named Johnnie.  Johnnie was a good dog except for the fact that he never listened to my clients, loved to jump on people, and always stole food from the table.  These...

What Should I Feed My Dog?

What Should I Feed My Dog?

I was in Kennesaw last Sunday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his six month old Pointer named Montgomery. Monty, that was his nickname, was a very happy puppy with a lot of energy.  It was a little bit of a challenge to get his focus and start him on...

How Do I Stop My Dog Stealing Food?

How Do I Stop My Dog Stealing Food?

I was in Marietta last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Alaskan Malamute named Juno.  June was eighteen months old and full of energy.  His biggest issue was not paying attention to my clients and not listening.  We worked through these...

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 Keep My Puppy Safe When We Are in The Car?

How Do I Keep My Puppy Safe When We Are in The Car?

I was in  Woodstock last Saturday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his three-month-old Bichon named Margaret.  Margaret was a very loving puppy and my client's biggest problem was that he was spoiling her to death.  This meant that she could demand...

How Do I Stop My Dog Being Crazy When I Come Home?

How Do I Stop My Dog Being Crazy When I Come Home?

I was over in Canton last week at a new Home Dog Training Client working with him and his Jack Russell named Willie.  The big problem that he had with Willie was that he pulled on the walk and loved to jump on people. We quickly corrected the jumping and Willie...

Why Is My Dog So Crazy?

Why Is My Dog So Crazy?

I was at a new Home Dog Training Client in Decatur last Monday working with him and his two-year-old Dalmatian named Nitro.  Nitro was my client's first dog and he was the first to admit that he had no idea to do regarding Nitro's training.  I asked him how he decided...

How Do I Stop My Dog Running to the Front Door?

How Do I Stop My Dog Running to the Front Door?

I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Norcross last Monday helping her with her one year old Siberian Husky.  Huskies are very energetic and somewhat crazy dogs.  (I should know, the newest member of our doggie family is a one year old Husky/German Shepherd...

What Toys are Good for My Dog?

What Toys are Good for My Dog?

We were at a new Home Dog Training client last Tuesday in Snellville working with her and her four month old Chesapeake Bay Retriever.  Ronnie was a great dog and just needed some guidance regarding the right and wrong things he could do around the house.  We worked...

What Are My Responsibilities When Walking My Dog?

What Are My Responsibilities When Walking My Dog?

Last Tuesday I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Dacula helping him with his eighteen-month-old Irish Water Spaniel named Cassidy.  She was a sweet dog, but would run to the door whenever my clients came home, guests came over, or the UPS guy had a package for...

Are Extension Leashes Good to Walk My Dog?

Are Extension Leashes Good to Walk My Dog?

I was in Buckhead last Sunday working with a new Home Dog Training client and her fourteen month old Weimananer named Jasper.  I love Weimaraners and Jasper was a beautiful, young dog.  He was very active and was performing all the "normal bad habits" such as jumping,...

How Do I Get My Dog to Obey?

How Do I Get My Dog to Obey?

I was in Lithonia last Thursday working with a new Home Dog Training Client and his one-year-old Goldendoodle named Manny.  Manny's biggest problem was that he doesn't listen and is rather big.  Goldendoodles can range anywhere from 35 pounds to over 90 pounds.  Manny...

How Can I Be a Responsible Dog Owner?

How Can I Be a Responsible Dog Owner?

I was in Acworth last Friday with a new Home Dog Training client and his eight month old Giant Schnauzer named Daniel.  Daniel was a very loving, high energy, one hundred pound puppy.  He was very inquisitive, and because of that, our clients had a very hard time in...

How Do I Avoid Being Bitten by a Dog?

How Do I Avoid Being Bitten by a Dog?

I was in Roswell last week working with a new Home Dog Training client and his two year old Vizsla named Johnnie.  Johnnie was a good dog except for the fact that he never listened to my clients, loved to jump on people, and always stole food from the table.  These...

What Should I Feed My Dog?

What Should I Feed My Dog?

I was in Kennesaw last Sunday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his six month old Pointer named Montgomery. Monty, that was his nickname, was a very happy puppy with a lot of energy.  It was a little bit of a challenge to get his focus and start him on...

How Do I Stop My Dog Stealing Food?

How Do I Stop My Dog Stealing Food?

I was in Marietta last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Alaskan Malamute named Juno.  June was eighteen months old and full of energy.  His biggest issue was not paying attention to my clients and not listening.  We worked through these...