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 Puppy to Follow Me Around the House?

How Do I Train My Puppy to Follow Me Around the House?

I was in Alpharetta last week with a new Home Dog Training client and her puppy named Dandy.  We covered all the standard socialization topics, worked on basic obedience, corrected bad behavior, and enforced the potty training process.  Our client was very happy with...

What Do I Do with a Food Aggressive Dog?

What Do I Do with a Food Aggressive Dog?

A friend of ours from Woodstock called us the other day to talk about an ongoing problem with his dog.  He said that Pappy, his Bull Terrier, was normally a great dog. The problem was that he would sometimes become protective and even aggressive over his food....

What Do I Do When My Dogs Experience Sibling Rivalry?

What Do I Do When My Dogs Experience Sibling Rivalry?

A prior Home Dog Training Client from Canton recently called us and told us that his two English Bulldogs had been fine for several years. All of a sudden they have become aggressive and possessive between each other.  Over the last week he had read a lot of articles...

What Should I Know About My Dog and Poisons?

What Should I Know About My Dog and Poisons?

I was in Decatur several weeks ago with a new Home Dog Training client and his two year old Brittany Spaniel named Margaret.  Margaret was experiencing some bad behavior issues that were beginning to escalate and cause issues with my client and his family.  We took...

What is the Best Way for Our Kids to Play with Our Dog?

What is the Best Way for Our Kids to Play with Our Dog?

I was in Snellville several weeks ago working with a new Home Dog Training client and his one year old Labradoodle named Doodle.  The session went very well and Doodle was quickly obeying and respecting my client's commands and wishes.  As we were finishing up, she...

Why is My Dog Calm and My Neighbor’s Dog Crazy?

Why is My Dog Calm and My Neighbor’s Dog Crazy?

Robin and I were in Dacula last Thursday visiting a friend who had recently moved here from Florida.  During our visit, he mentioned to us that both they and their neighbor in Florida had purchased puppies from the same breeder at the same time.  When they went to...

How Do I Get My Big and Crazy Dog to Behave on a Walk?

How Do I Get My Big and Crazy Dog to Behave on a Walk?

I was in Lithonia at a new Home Dog Training client last week working with him and his three year old Rottweiler named Randy. Randy was a very good dog and we solved all of his standard behavioral issues such as jumping, not listening, counter surfing, and not paying...

What Are Some Tips for My Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

What Are Some Tips for My Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training Client in Atlanta last Tuesday working with his two year old Maltese named Agatha.  My client had allowed Agatha to rule the house since he got her as a puppy and she just would not listen to him.  She thought she was the...

How Do I Teach My Fearful Dog to Walk on a Leash?

How Do I Teach My Fearful Dog to Walk on a Leash?

I was in Roswell last week at a follow-up Home Dog Training session with my client and his Boykin Spaniel named Sadie.  Our initial session focused on pottying and not jumping.  My client had been practicing the homework we set up and had read all the on-line...

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 Puppy to Follow Me Around the House?

How Do I Train My Puppy to Follow Me Around the House?

I was in Alpharetta last week with a new Home Dog Training client and her puppy named Dandy.  We covered all the standard socialization topics, worked on basic obedience, corrected bad behavior, and enforced the potty training process.  Our client was very happy with...

What Do I Do with a Food Aggressive Dog?

What Do I Do with a Food Aggressive Dog?

A friend of ours from Woodstock called us the other day to talk about an ongoing problem with his dog.  He said that Pappy, his Bull Terrier, was normally a great dog. The problem was that he would sometimes become protective and even aggressive over his food....

What Do I Do When My Dogs Experience Sibling Rivalry?

What Do I Do When My Dogs Experience Sibling Rivalry?

A prior Home Dog Training Client from Canton recently called us and told us that his two English Bulldogs had been fine for several years. All of a sudden they have become aggressive and possessive between each other.  Over the last week he had read a lot of articles...

What Should I Know About My Dog and Poisons?

What Should I Know About My Dog and Poisons?

I was in Decatur several weeks ago with a new Home Dog Training client and his two year old Brittany Spaniel named Margaret.  Margaret was experiencing some bad behavior issues that were beginning to escalate and cause issues with my client and his family.  We took...

What is the Best Way for Our Kids to Play with Our Dog?

What is the Best Way for Our Kids to Play with Our Dog?

I was in Snellville several weeks ago working with a new Home Dog Training client and his one year old Labradoodle named Doodle.  The session went very well and Doodle was quickly obeying and respecting my client's commands and wishes.  As we were finishing up, she...

Why is My Dog Calm and My Neighbor’s Dog Crazy?

Why is My Dog Calm and My Neighbor’s Dog Crazy?

Robin and I were in Dacula last Thursday visiting a friend who had recently moved here from Florida.  During our visit, he mentioned to us that both they and their neighbor in Florida had purchased puppies from the same breeder at the same time.  When they went to...

How Do I Get My Big and Crazy Dog to Behave on a Walk?

How Do I Get My Big and Crazy Dog to Behave on a Walk?

I was in Lithonia at a new Home Dog Training client last week working with him and his three year old Rottweiler named Randy. Randy was a very good dog and we solved all of his standard behavioral issues such as jumping, not listening, counter surfing, and not paying...

What Are Some Tips for My Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

What Are Some Tips for My Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

Robin and I were at a new Home Dog Training Client in Atlanta last Tuesday working with his two year old Maltese named Agatha.  My client had allowed Agatha to rule the house since he got her as a puppy and she just would not listen to him.  She thought she was the...

How Do I Teach My Fearful Dog to Walk on a Leash?

How Do I Teach My Fearful Dog to Walk on a Leash?

I was in Roswell last week at a follow-up Home Dog Training session with my client and his Boykin Spaniel named Sadie.  Our initial session focused on pottying and not jumping.  My client had been practicing the homework we set up and had read all the on-line...