Exclusive Pricing
for Atlanta Humane Society

Barking Hound Village – Atlanta’s largest Dog Daycare, Boarding, Grooming, and Training company – is a proud partner of the Atlanta Humane Society. In 1999, BHV was founded on a simple promise: We will treat your dogs the same as we treat our own. BHV Training’s expert, CPDT-KA certified trainers will lead the way to develop a loving relationship between you and your dog.

Barking Hound Village partners with Atlanta Humane Society
What we do

BHV Training Services

Private Training


An individual training experience comprising of one-on-one training sessions specifically tailored to your needs, addressing any behavior, in the environment of your day-to-day life.

Atlanta Humane Society
$90 First Session

Regular Price $115

Private Training


Group training is offered at three convenient Atlanta locations – Cheshire Bridge, Marietta & Atlanta Humane Society in West Midtown. It’s ideal for socializing young puppies, refining the manners of overly-exuberant dogs, and strengthening training and obedience skills in a social setting.

Atlanta Humane Society

Regular Price $250

Private Training


An intensive, two-week hands-on program with our experienced trainer while your dog enjoys the socialization and play benefits of our award-winning boarding service at our facility.

Atlanta Humane Society

Regular Price $1,950


Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Michael Litzky, CPDT-KA
 TITLE: Director of Dog Training/Head Trainer
 DOGS: Hazel – 8 1/2-year-old Pit Bull/Australian Cattle Dog/Beagle/Other Mix and Bandit – 5 1/2-year-old Staffordshire/Bulldog/Other Mix
 EXPERIENCE: 10 years
 CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); Certified Professional Canine Behavior and Training Master Instructor; Certified Behavior and Aggression Management Trainer; AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
 FUN FACT: Was a (unhappy) practicing attorney until he brought home Hazel, a 2-month ball of fur, cuteness, and non-stop energy. She led him into a career that he loves and he’s never looked back.

Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Bibi Sowers, CPDT-KA
 TITLE: Lead Trainer and Animal Nutritionist
 DOGS: Rumi – Border Collie
 EXPERIENCE: 2 years
 CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); Master Trainer
 FUN FACT: I’m just as passionate about house plants as dog training!

Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Cambria Ungaro
 TITLE: Trainer
 DOGS: Mama is a Pit Bull and is about 7 years old. She kindly asked me to adopt her 2.5 years ago and she is my personal hero.
 CERTIFICATIONS: Advanced Canine Training & Behavior Specialist – Animal Behavior Institute
 FUN FACT: I was a professional singer, actor, and filmmaker before I discovered my calling to work with dogs. Will sing for tips!

Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Nicole Robinson
 TITLE: Trainer
 DOGS: Rou, Brandon, Roscoe, Smidge & Hayden
 FUN FACT: I adopted my first dog, a border collie named Gamble, when I was 13. I began doing rescue work and training my dogs in agility. I discovered my passion for training while competing in dog sports with my personal dogs. Let’s have some fun training with our fur buddies!

Certified Dog Training

What’s the BHV difference? 100% of our lead trainers are CPDT-KA certified (that’s a big deal in the dog training world). It means that they are the best of the best.

Led by certified trainer Michael Litzky, CPDT-KA, BHV Training provides premier dog training services to the metro Atlanta area. Our proven rewards-based training is based on learning theory and applied animal behavior, taking a holistic approach that includes physical exercise and mental stimulation.

We do not use physical punishment methods. All training is pain-free, force-free, and helps build the bond between you and your dog!

About Barking Hound Village

For more than 20 years, BHV is Atlanta’s most-awarded Dog Services company year after year. Check out all the Village has to offer!


Barking Hound Village offers the perfect balance of exercise, socialization, and fun!


Repeatedly awarded the best place to board; enjoy vacation knowing your dog is safe!


Experienced groomers offer a full suite of bathing and grooming services at all locations.

Get Involved with Atlanta Humane Society

You have many ways to get involved with the animals at Atlanta Humane Society. If you are interested in attending or sponsoring an event or volunteering your time, we’d love to have you!

BHV Events

JAN. 8 - GROUP CLASS - @ Atlanta Humane Society

11am – Noon: For dogs of all ages, our Basic Obedience Class teaches your dog important obedience skills that are helpful in the many situations of your day-to-day life. Practice your training in a class environment with real-world distractions!


“Michael Litzky truly exceeded my expectations! Michael has a confident yet caring approach that gained an instant trusting relationship with her. She responded to him IMMEDIATELY!”
Maxx Schube and Paisley

April 2021

“Wylie loved Michael and was responding to beginning commands in no time! We consider ourselves so lucky to have had Michael guide us through puppy prep and puppy training!”
Lisa Glickman and Wylie

May 2021

“I highly recommend Michael. He is very communicative, professional, and timely. My Callie is my life and I 110% trust Michael with the training and well-being of my 3-year-old Golden Retriever.”
Helene Marcus and Callie

September 2021