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 Family Dynamics Impact a Dog’s Behavior?

How Do Family Dynamics Impact a Dog’s Behavior?

A few weeks ago, I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Flowery Branch. He had a young Springer Spaniel who was about thirteen months old.  Like all Springer Spaniels and all puppies, Bailey, his Springer, was completely nuts.  The “A priorities” for my client...

What Are Some Tips When Walking My Dog in the Woods?

What Are Some Tips When Walking My Dog in the Woods?

I was in Woodstock last Friday with a new Home Dog Training client and his one-year-old Bloodhound named Duke.  During the course of our training, our conversation turned to a cabin he had outside of Helen. My client told me that he really enjoyed walking in the woods...

How Do I Have a Calm Dog Around and In the Pool?

How Do I Have a Calm Dog Around and In the Pool?

A few days ago we were over in Canton working with a new Home Dog Training client and his two-year-old Labrador Retriever named Betty. The main problems that he needed to be resolved were dog socialization and food aggression.  It turned out that the “food aggression”...

What Are Some Tips to Get My Dog into His Crate?

What Are Some Tips to Get My Dog into His Crate?

I was at a Home Dog Training session last week in Decatur with a new client and his misbehaving fourteen-month-old Collie named Jason.  Even though Jason was still in his “puppy time” and “some misbehavior” should be expected, he was just over the top.  He continually...

Should I Let My Dog Off-Leash Outside?

Should I Let My Dog Off-Leash Outside?

Our clients are always asking us why we strongly recommend that they keep their dog on a leash when out and about when they see their neighbors outside with their dogs just running around off leash.  Although we don’t say that “they have to do this”, they are always...

What Can I Do for My Dog this July 4th?

What Can I Do for My Dog this July 4th?

I was in Acworth last Tuesday working with a new Home Dog Training Client and her “very happy” Bernedoodle named Sadie.  Sadie was just about a year old and still had all of her "puppy precociousness" on full display. Our most important task for the day’s training...

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 Family Dynamics Impact a Dog’s Behavior?

How Do Family Dynamics Impact a Dog’s Behavior?

A few weeks ago, I was at a new Home Dog Training client in Flowery Branch. He had a young Springer Spaniel who was about thirteen months old.  Like all Springer Spaniels and all puppies, Bailey, his Springer, was completely nuts.  The “A priorities” for my client...

What Are Some Tips When Walking My Dog in the Woods?

What Are Some Tips When Walking My Dog in the Woods?

I was in Woodstock last Friday with a new Home Dog Training client and his one-year-old Bloodhound named Duke.  During the course of our training, our conversation turned to a cabin he had outside of Helen. My client told me that he really enjoyed walking in the woods...

How Do I Have a Calm Dog Around and In the Pool?

How Do I Have a Calm Dog Around and In the Pool?

A few days ago we were over in Canton working with a new Home Dog Training client and his two-year-old Labrador Retriever named Betty. The main problems that he needed to be resolved were dog socialization and food aggression.  It turned out that the “food aggression”...

What Are Some Tips to Get My Dog into His Crate?

What Are Some Tips to Get My Dog into His Crate?

I was at a Home Dog Training session last week in Decatur with a new client and his misbehaving fourteen-month-old Collie named Jason.  Even though Jason was still in his “puppy time” and “some misbehavior” should be expected, he was just over the top.  He continually...

Should I Let My Dog Off-Leash Outside?

Should I Let My Dog Off-Leash Outside?

Our clients are always asking us why we strongly recommend that they keep their dog on a leash when out and about when they see their neighbors outside with their dogs just running around off leash.  Although we don’t say that “they have to do this”, they are always...

What Can I Do for My Dog this July 4th?

What Can I Do for My Dog this July 4th?

I was in Acworth last Tuesday working with a new Home Dog Training Client and her “very happy” Bernedoodle named Sadie.  Sadie was just about a year old and still had all of her "puppy precociousness" on full display. Our most important task for the day’s training...