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 Dogs Talk?

Yesterday I took back a Labradoodle we had been boarding for a Home Dog Training client in Acworth.  Gloria was a great dog and she always loved to come to our house and play with all of our dogs.  They run and play in the back wooded area until they are so tired that...

Should I walk My Dog on an Extension Leash?

Last Friday we were in Acworth at a Home Dog Training session with a new client and his Dutch Shepherd named Adolph.  Adolph, as with most shepherds, was very intelligent, friendly, and full of energy.  He was ready and willing to please.  With a little bit of...

What Are Some Traveling Tips for My Dog?

I was in Atlanta at a new Home Dog Training Client last week working with his Golden Retriever named Archie.  Archie is a very active one year old who just needed a little reminding that he couldn't run all over the house and put everything in his mouth. It didn't...

How Should My Dog Ride in the Car with Me?

I was in Roswell last Wednesday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Miniature Bull Terrier named Pappie.  I haven't worked with Miniature Bull Terriers for several years and always enjoy the opportunity to work with these great dogs.  Pappie was nine...

Isn’t It Mean to Put a Muzzle on My Dog or Any Dog?

Last week one of our Home Dog Training clients in Marietta called us because his dog recently had some surgery. Vet told him that his dog was not allowed to lick or chew at the stitches.  He had tried the "funny cone collar" the Vet gave him, but it just drove his dog...

What Can I Do About My Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

Robin and I were talking to a new client in Buckhead about Clarence, his Jack Russell.   He told us that Clarence would go completely nuts every time they left their house.  He would bark like crazy, chew up the baseboards, and pull everything off every table he could...

How Can I Easily Teach My Dog To Come All The Time?

We had a potential home dog training client from Lawrenceville contact us last week telling us that they were really frustrated with their recently rescued Beagle.  They thought they had gotten their dog to come on command and then, all of a sudden, he would just look...

How Do I Get My Dog to Like his Crate?

Robin and I were out at a Home Dog Training client yesterday in Johns Creek helping him with his two Cocker Spaniels; Luke and Zeke.  We had originally gone there to help the client with dog walking and dog socialization issues.  Things were going fine and...

Why is it Sometimes My Dog Just Misbehaves?

I was at a Home Dog Training session with a new client in Dahlonega yesterday.  I was working with Zoey, their one year old Wheaton.  She was having some issues with jumping, not paying attention, and jumping on the furniture.  By the end of the visit, all these...

Does my Attitude Matter when Training my Puppy?

Last week I was in Dawsonville at a new Home Dog Training client helping him with his English Cream Golden Retriever named Sophie.  Sophie was a little puppy about five months old and they were experiencing the regular issues of not listening, chewing, jumping,...

Why is it So Frustrating Trying to Train my New Puppy?

January is the start of “Puppy Training Season” for us and this January is no exception.  It is so wonderful to get out there and work with these cute little guys just waiting to get off on the right paw.  We were at a new puppy training client in Cumming yesterday,...

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 Dogs Talk?

Yesterday I took back a Labradoodle we had been boarding for a Home Dog Training client in Acworth.  Gloria was a great dog and she always loved to come to our house and play with all of our dogs.  They run and play in the back wooded area until they are so tired that...

Should I walk My Dog on an Extension Leash?

Last Friday we were in Acworth at a Home Dog Training session with a new client and his Dutch Shepherd named Adolph.  Adolph, as with most shepherds, was very intelligent, friendly, and full of energy.  He was ready and willing to please.  With a little bit of...

What Are Some Traveling Tips for My Dog?

I was in Atlanta at a new Home Dog Training Client last week working with his Golden Retriever named Archie.  Archie is a very active one year old who just needed a little reminding that he couldn't run all over the house and put everything in his mouth. It didn't...

How Should My Dog Ride in the Car with Me?

I was in Roswell last Wednesday working with a new Home Dog Training client and his Miniature Bull Terrier named Pappie.  I haven't worked with Miniature Bull Terriers for several years and always enjoy the opportunity to work with these great dogs.  Pappie was nine...

Isn’t It Mean to Put a Muzzle on My Dog or Any Dog?

Last week one of our Home Dog Training clients in Marietta called us because his dog recently had some surgery. Vet told him that his dog was not allowed to lick or chew at the stitches.  He had tried the "funny cone collar" the Vet gave him, but it just drove his dog...

What Can I Do About My Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

Robin and I were talking to a new client in Buckhead about Clarence, his Jack Russell.   He told us that Clarence would go completely nuts every time they left their house.  He would bark like crazy, chew up the baseboards, and pull everything off every table he could...

How Can I Easily Teach My Dog To Come All The Time?

We had a potential home dog training client from Lawrenceville contact us last week telling us that they were really frustrated with their recently rescued Beagle.  They thought they had gotten their dog to come on command and then, all of a sudden, he would just look...

How Do I Get My Dog to Like his Crate?

Robin and I were out at a Home Dog Training client yesterday in Johns Creek helping him with his two Cocker Spaniels; Luke and Zeke.  We had originally gone there to help the client with dog walking and dog socialization issues.  Things were going fine and...

Why is it Sometimes My Dog Just Misbehaves?

I was at a Home Dog Training session with a new client in Dahlonega yesterday.  I was working with Zoey, their one year old Wheaton.  She was having some issues with jumping, not paying attention, and jumping on the furniture.  By the end of the visit, all these...

Does my Attitude Matter when Training my Puppy?

Last week I was in Dawsonville at a new Home Dog Training client helping him with his English Cream Golden Retriever named Sophie.  Sophie was a little puppy about five months old and they were experiencing the regular issues of not listening, chewing, jumping,...

Why is it So Frustrating Trying to Train my New Puppy?

January is the start of “Puppy Training Season” for us and this January is no exception.  It is so wonderful to get out there and work with these cute little guys just waiting to get off on the right paw.  We were at a new puppy training client in Cumming yesterday,...