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 Train My Dog to Behave at My Local Coffee Shop?

How Do I Train My Dog to Behave at My Local Coffee Shop?

I was in Dahlonega last Friday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his sixteen-month-old Belgian Shepherd named Daisey. For the most part, Daisey was a great dog.  The issue was that Daisey was my client’s first dog.  Having a Shepherd as “your first dog”...

How Do I Safely Have My Dog Outside in the Summer Heat?

How Do I Safely Have My Dog Outside in the Summer Heat?

I was in Gainesville last Thursday working with a new Home Dog Training client and her eighteen-month-old Vizsla named Jasper.  Jasper’s biggest problem was that he was “a little crazy”. He hadn’t had any formal training and thought he could do whatever he wanted. ...

How Can I Keep My Dog from Being Crazy on a Walk?

How Can I Keep My Dog from Being Crazy on a Walk?

I was in Suwanee last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his two-year-old Dutch Shepherd named Marshal.  Marshal was a relatively well-behaved dog.  He quickly understood that he was not the leader of the family and that he should obey and pay...

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning What I Am Trying to Teach?

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning What I Am Trying to Teach?

Robin and I were in Woodstock last Tuesday having lunch at Rootstock’s.  It was a perfect day and we decided to eat outside in the fresh air.  We had just come from a dog training session, so we had pulled up with our “Dog Training” magnets on our car and we were...

What Are Some Pool Safety Tips for My Dog?

What Are Some Pool Safety Tips for My Dog?

I was in Canton last Tuesday with a new Home Dog Training client and the family's nine-month-old Golden Retriever named Woody.  Woody came to the family from a breeder in North Carolina and had been with them for about six and a half months.  He had grown out of his...

How Do I Stop My Dog’s Jumping?

How Do I Stop My Dog’s Jumping?

I was in Decantur last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and her Bernese Mountain Dog named George. George had just turned two and a half and had grown from a cute and cuddly puppy into a “very healthy” young dog weighing over 100 pounds.  We worked...

How Can I Teach My Dog to Stay?

How Can I Teach My Dog to Stay?

Last week I was in Decatur at a new Home Dog Training client working with him, his family and their two-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named Billy. Our client had owned dogs before, so he already had “run through” the basic obedience commands with Billy. His problem...

How Do I Stop My Dog Marking in The House?

How Do I Stop My Dog Marking in The House?

I was in Norcross last Wednesday at a new Home Dog Training client working with the family and their eighteen-month-old Brittany named Sky. They had brought Sky home from a rescue group three weeks ago and have fallen completely in love with him.  He was somewhat of a...

What Do I Do If My Dog Destroys the Bed in His Crate?

What Do I Do If My Dog Destroys the Bed in His Crate?

I was in Snellville last week working with a new Home Dog Training client and her two-year old Border Collie named Jackson. Jackson had all the common traits of a Border Collie. He was full of energy, loved to run and jump, nipped, and much more.  We worked through...

What Should I Do When My Dog is Crazy at Mealtime?

What Should I Do When My Dog is Crazy at Mealtime?

I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Dacula last Tuesday working with him, his family, and his three-year-old Labrador Retriever named Angus. Angus was a great dog, but like most Labs, a little crazy with “alternative focus”.  These items could easily be...

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 Train My Dog to Behave at My Local Coffee Shop?

How Do I Train My Dog to Behave at My Local Coffee Shop?

I was in Dahlonega last Friday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his sixteen-month-old Belgian Shepherd named Daisey. For the most part, Daisey was a great dog.  The issue was that Daisey was my client’s first dog.  Having a Shepherd as “your first dog”...

How Do I Safely Have My Dog Outside in the Summer Heat?

How Do I Safely Have My Dog Outside in the Summer Heat?

I was in Gainesville last Thursday working with a new Home Dog Training client and her eighteen-month-old Vizsla named Jasper.  Jasper’s biggest problem was that he was “a little crazy”. He hadn’t had any formal training and thought he could do whatever he wanted. ...

How Can I Keep My Dog from Being Crazy on a Walk?

How Can I Keep My Dog from Being Crazy on a Walk?

I was in Suwanee last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his two-year-old Dutch Shepherd named Marshal.  Marshal was a relatively well-behaved dog.  He quickly understood that he was not the leader of the family and that he should obey and pay...

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning What I Am Trying to Teach?

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning What I Am Trying to Teach?

Robin and I were in Woodstock last Tuesday having lunch at Rootstock’s.  It was a perfect day and we decided to eat outside in the fresh air.  We had just come from a dog training session, so we had pulled up with our “Dog Training” magnets on our car and we were...

What Are Some Pool Safety Tips for My Dog?

What Are Some Pool Safety Tips for My Dog?

I was in Canton last Tuesday with a new Home Dog Training client and the family's nine-month-old Golden Retriever named Woody.  Woody came to the family from a breeder in North Carolina and had been with them for about six and a half months.  He had grown out of his...

How Do I Stop My Dog’s Jumping?

How Do I Stop My Dog’s Jumping?

I was in Decantur last Monday working with a new Home Dog Training client and her Bernese Mountain Dog named George. George had just turned two and a half and had grown from a cute and cuddly puppy into a “very healthy” young dog weighing over 100 pounds.  We worked...

How Can I Teach My Dog to Stay?

How Can I Teach My Dog to Stay?

Last week I was in Decatur at a new Home Dog Training client working with him, his family and their two-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named Billy. Our client had owned dogs before, so he already had “run through” the basic obedience commands with Billy. His problem...

How Do I Stop My Dog Marking in The House?

How Do I Stop My Dog Marking in The House?

I was in Norcross last Wednesday at a new Home Dog Training client working with the family and their eighteen-month-old Brittany named Sky. They had brought Sky home from a rescue group three weeks ago and have fallen completely in love with him.  He was somewhat of a...

What Do I Do If My Dog Destroys the Bed in His Crate?

What Do I Do If My Dog Destroys the Bed in His Crate?

I was in Snellville last week working with a new Home Dog Training client and her two-year old Border Collie named Jackson. Jackson had all the common traits of a Border Collie. He was full of energy, loved to run and jump, nipped, and much more.  We worked through...

What Should I Do When My Dog is Crazy at Mealtime?

What Should I Do When My Dog is Crazy at Mealtime?

I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Dacula last Tuesday working with him, his family, and his three-year-old Labrador Retriever named Angus. Angus was a great dog, but like most Labs, a little crazy with “alternative focus”.  These items could easily be...