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 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...

How Do I Stop My Dog from Digging?

How Do I Stop My Dog from Digging?

Last Teusday I was in Buckhead with a new Home Dog Training client and his Labrador Retriever named Shane.  She was just over a year old and full of energy.  We worked on exercises such as walking, obedience at the front door, Shane's focus on her masters, jumping,...

How Can I Help My Scared and Aggressive Dog?

How Can I Help My Scared and Aggressive Dog?

We were at a new Home Dog Training client last Tuesday in Lawrenceville working with his family and their nine month old Dutch Shepherd named Oliver.  Oliver was a very attentive dog and slightly high strung.  This is not unusual at all for Shepherds of this age and...

Is My Dog Happy?

Is My Dog Happy?

Last Wednesday I was in Lawrenceville working with a new Home Dog Training client and his one year old Bernedoodle named Eddie.  Like all Bernedoodles, Eddie was just a happy and go-lucky dog.  At one year old, he was rather big.  My client had never given Eddie any...

How Do I Talk to My Dog?

How Do I Talk to My Dog?

We were at a Home Dog Training client last week in Johns Creek working with her and her Catahoula named Smokey. This was not our client's first dog, but it was her first "big dog".  All her other dogs were under fifteen pounds and she just didn't know how to deal with...

What Kind of Leash Should I Use with my Dog?

What Kind of Leash Should I Use with my Dog?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training client in Dawsonville on Wednesday working with his three-year-old Boxer named Babe.  Our client’s brother had raised Babe from a puppy but recently moved into a condo community that did not allow larger dogs.  Babe came to...

Why Isn’t My Dog Listening to Me?

Why Isn’t My Dog Listening to Me?

We were in Cumming last Tuesday shopping at the local Publix Super Market.  Since our car has "Home Dog Training" signs on the sides, we often get stopped as we are loading our car in the parking lot.  Last week at Publix was no different.  A very nice couple...

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 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...

How Do I Stop My Dog from Digging?

How Do I Stop My Dog from Digging?

Last Teusday I was in Buckhead with a new Home Dog Training client and his Labrador Retriever named Shane.  She was just over a year old and full of energy.  We worked on exercises such as walking, obedience at the front door, Shane's focus on her masters, jumping,...

How Can I Help My Scared and Aggressive Dog?

How Can I Help My Scared and Aggressive Dog?

We were at a new Home Dog Training client last Tuesday in Lawrenceville working with his family and their nine month old Dutch Shepherd named Oliver.  Oliver was a very attentive dog and slightly high strung.  This is not unusual at all for Shepherds of this age and...

Is My Dog Happy?

Is My Dog Happy?

Last Wednesday I was in Lawrenceville working with a new Home Dog Training client and his one year old Bernedoodle named Eddie.  Like all Bernedoodles, Eddie was just a happy and go-lucky dog.  At one year old, he was rather big.  My client had never given Eddie any...

How Do I Talk to My Dog?

How Do I Talk to My Dog?

We were at a Home Dog Training client last week in Johns Creek working with her and her Catahoula named Smokey. This was not our client's first dog, but it was her first "big dog".  All her other dogs were under fifteen pounds and she just didn't know how to deal with...

What Kind of Leash Should I Use with my Dog?

What Kind of Leash Should I Use with my Dog?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training client in Dawsonville on Wednesday working with his three-year-old Boxer named Babe.  Our client’s brother had raised Babe from a puppy but recently moved into a condo community that did not allow larger dogs.  Babe came to...

Why Isn’t My Dog Listening to Me?

Why Isn’t My Dog Listening to Me?

We were in Cumming last Tuesday shopping at the local Publix Super Market.  Since our car has "Home Dog Training" signs on the sides, we often get stopped as we are loading our car in the parking lot.  Last week at Publix was no different.  A very nice couple...