Always Get An In-home Consultation Before Training 

Always Get An In-home Consultation Before Training  Over the years as I’ve developed my business and reputation, my name and services have been found through many avenues. A common referral I get is through a veterinarian’s recommendation, as many vets hear from their clients about the training we’ve done, and many times, the vet will … Continued

Case Study: Training a Deaf Dog 

Case Study: Training a Deaf Dog  Since beginning Peachtree Dog Training many years ago, our Atlanta dog trainer, Christina, has worked with many different dogs of different ages, temperaments, breeds, sizes, and backgrounds. She has also worked with dogs with different impairments, including several deaf dogs. Dogs that are impaired, whether hearing or visually, can … Continued

Losing A Dog: Dealing With The Grief

Losing A Dog: Dealing With The Grief  This blog entry is going to be a little different. It will still touch upon dog training a little bit, but it’s definitely going to be one of the more personal entries you’ll see on this website blog. It covers the topic of death, specifically the death of … Continued

Introducing a New Puppy Into a Pack

Introducing a New Puppy Into a Pack   When puppies are adopted, they may be entering into a home where they are “an only child”, being the only dog in the home. I’ve had many clients where they adopt a puppy while already having a dog in the home, sometimes because they want the dog to … Continued

Problem Prevention Through Puppy Training

Problem Prevention Through Puppy Training  Our dog training in Atlanta wants to resolve any behavior issue, no matter the dog’s size, breed, or age. Dogs can learn at just about any age—from an eight-week-old puppy to a gray, double-digit aged dog. When a puppy is old enough to leave its mother, it can begin training … Continued

Cribs & Canines Case Study: Leia & New Baby Blues

Cribs & Canines Case Study: Leia & New Baby Blues  Last month I began working with a Pit Bull mix named Leia. She had received previous training for basic obedience and for anxiety with a different trainer. Leia, while sweet and loving, was a very nervous and anxious dog. My first time meeting her, she … Continued

Heeling: A Great Leash and Focus Exercise

Heeling: A Great Leash and Focus Exercise  When my clients first call me, many of them are not new to the world of professional dog training. A large number of my clients have attended some type of basic obedience class for their puppy, where they learn some basic commands. I’ve had some clients that have … Continued

Combating Little Dog Syndrome

Combating Little Dog Syndrome  Maybe you’ve heard people talk about “Little Dog Syndrome” when referring to their own dog or another person’s small breed. Perhaps you have a small dog and when you first got him/her, your friends and family thought your little dog would naturally be “yappy” to bigger dogs or people approaching them. … Continued

Family Teamwork: Getting Kids Involved In Dog Training

Family Teamwork: Getting Kids Involved In Dog Training Many clients that I work with have families, or might be starting one very soon. The latter, often is signing up for my expecting parents training program, Cribs and Canines, so that their dog is well-prepared to accept and behave around a new baby in the home. … Continued

Becoming Your Dog’s Leader Once Again

Becoming Your Dog’s Leader Once Again When we bring dogs into our lives and homes, they become more than just pets. They become part of our family, and for some people, their dogs are like their children. But like children, dogs need someone to take the role as a leader. This does not mean a … Continued