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.

Is Playtime Important for Me and My Dog’s Relationship?

Is Playtime Important for Me and My Dog’s Relationship?

I was over in Cumming last Tuesday at a new Home Dog Training client and his Labrador Retriever named Jamie. Jamie was about a year and a half old and full of "Labrador Retriever energy". (There is a reason that they call them “Crazy Labs”!)  He loved to grab stuff,...

How Do I Safely Meet a Dog While Walking?

How Do I Safely Meet a Dog While Walking?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training session in Gainesville last week working with an eighteen-month-old Field Spaniel named Daphne.   We were called out by Daphne’s owner because she always wanted her way, pulled on the leash every time they went for a walk,...

How Do I Prepare My Dog for Halloween?

How Do I Prepare My Dog for Halloween?

I was in Suwanee last Thursday on a Home Dog Training lesson with a client and his Shepsky named Rocky. We spent a great deal of time working on the front door exercise because Rocky always rushed to the door the moment anyone knocked on the door or rang the Ring...

What is the Best Way to Pick a Veterinarian?

What is the Best Way to Pick a Veterinarian?

Robin and I were in Woodstock last Wednesday morning with a new Home Dog Training Client and his Catahoula puppy named Ranger.  Ranger had just turned twelve-weeks-old and was in need of potty training, socialization, appropriate behavior, and beginning obedience.  In...

How Do I Acclimate My Dog to the Elevator?

How Do I Acclimate My Dog to the Elevator?

I was down in Buckhead last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his eighteen-month-old Golden Retriever named Rose.  My client told me that they had recently moved to the top floor of a high-rise condo building from a single-family home in...

What Can I Do So I Can Watch TV When My Dog is Nuts?

What Can I Do So I Can Watch TV When My Dog is Nuts?

I was in Snellville last week visiting a Home Dog Training client, Larry, and his Vizsla, Walter.  Walter was responding very well with the dog training exercises. He wasn’t running to the door when people came, he could come, sit, and stay with one command and no...

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.

Is Playtime Important for Me and My Dog’s Relationship?

Is Playtime Important for Me and My Dog’s Relationship?

I was over in Cumming last Tuesday at a new Home Dog Training client and his Labrador Retriever named Jamie. Jamie was about a year and a half old and full of "Labrador Retriever energy". (There is a reason that they call them “Crazy Labs”!)  He loved to grab stuff,...

How Do I Safely Meet a Dog While Walking?

How Do I Safely Meet a Dog While Walking?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training session in Gainesville last week working with an eighteen-month-old Field Spaniel named Daphne.   We were called out by Daphne’s owner because she always wanted her way, pulled on the leash every time they went for a walk,...

How Do I Prepare My Dog for Halloween?

How Do I Prepare My Dog for Halloween?

I was in Suwanee last Thursday on a Home Dog Training lesson with a client and his Shepsky named Rocky. We spent a great deal of time working on the front door exercise because Rocky always rushed to the door the moment anyone knocked on the door or rang the Ring...

What is the Best Way to Pick a Veterinarian?

What is the Best Way to Pick a Veterinarian?

Robin and I were in Woodstock last Wednesday morning with a new Home Dog Training Client and his Catahoula puppy named Ranger.  Ranger had just turned twelve-weeks-old and was in need of potty training, socialization, appropriate behavior, and beginning obedience.  In...

How Do I Acclimate My Dog to the Elevator?

How Do I Acclimate My Dog to the Elevator?

I was down in Buckhead last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his eighteen-month-old Golden Retriever named Rose.  My client told me that they had recently moved to the top floor of a high-rise condo building from a single-family home in...

What Can I Do So I Can Watch TV When My Dog is Nuts?

What Can I Do So I Can Watch TV When My Dog is Nuts?

I was in Snellville last week visiting a Home Dog Training client, Larry, and his Vizsla, Walter.  Walter was responding very well with the dog training exercises. He wasn’t running to the door when people came, he could come, sit, and stay with one command and no...