New to Barking Hound? Here’s what you need to know about training!

Our expert, CPDT-KA certified trainers will lead the way to develop trust and build a loving relationship between you and your dog.

Certified trainers promoting proven, positive-reinforcement training techniques

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, well, 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! Areas of instruction include:

 Puppy Essentials
 Potty Training

 Pulling on Leash
 Separation Anxiety
 Resource Guarding

 People Aggression
 Dog Aggression
 General Fear and Anxiety
 Thunderphobia … and more!

Our training options


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.

Starter – Start your dog off on the right paw with three private training sessions. Give them a solid obedience foundation and begin addressing behavioral issues in a controlled environment in and around your home. Our expert trainer will provide important training information while demonstrating all exercises and techniques.

What’s Included:

  • Three In-Home Sessions (1-Hour Each)
  • Printed Notes for All Training Exercises
  • Exclusive Grooming Discount


Expert – Move beyond introducing our effective training techniques and begin proofing your dog’s training skills in different environments. With five private training sessions, you can progress to training in more difficult situations like when family members return home and in a nearby public space, all with the hands-on help of our expert trainer.  

What’s Included:

  • Five In-Home Sessions (1-Hour Each)
  • Printed Notes for All Training Exercises
  • Exclusive Daycare Discount
  • One Free Bath
  • Fun Play Pack with Toys Included!


Best in Show – Take your dog’s training skills to intermediate and advanced levels with eight private training sessions. You will get multiple opportunities to practice your training in “real world” situations, like a busy park, store, or at home while entertaining guests. Our expert trainer will be there every step to help ensure success!

What’s Included:

  • Eight In-Home Sessions (1-Hour Each)
  • Printed Notes & One Free Bath
  • Special Groom, Daycare, Boarding Discounts
  • Fun Play Pack with Toys Included!


Puppy Package – New puppy? We’ve got the perfect package for you! Start with one in-home training session to address urgent puppy issues like potty and crate training. Participate in a 6-week AKC S.T.A.R. Certified Puppy Class, where you will continue to learn how to address common puppy behaviors like jumping, nipping, and chewing, while also building an obedience foundation. Finally, you’ll get two more in-home sessions to ensure the training will transfer to your environment and allow you to practice the training techniques you and your dog have learned.

What’s Included:

  • Three In-Home Sessions (1-Hour Each)
  • Six Puppy Classes (1-Hour Each)
  • Printed Notes for All Training Exercises
  • Exclusive Daycare & Boarding Discounts
  • Fun Play Pack with Toys Included!



Group training at our spacious Marietta training facility, ideal for socializing young puppies, refining the manners of overly-exuberant dogs, and strengthening training and obedience skills in a social setting.


• $250 per course (6 weeks)


An intensive, hands-on program with our experienced trainer while your dog stays at our esteemed facility for a two-week period, enjoying all of the socialization and play benefits of our normal award-winning boarding service. We do the heavy lifting, so you don’t have to!


• $1,950 for 2-week Board-and-Train

Why Barking Hound Village?


Our certified trainers have years of experience and are experts at positive reinforcement and rewards-based training.  We rely on modern training techniques grounded in applied animal behavior and learning theory.  At BHV Training, you get proven training methods – backed by experience and research – leading to proven results.


We believe dog training should be effective, and also just as strongly that dog training should be FUN!  Your dog will love the many exciting and entertaining training services we offer, and you will love learning from our engaging and experienced trainers, helping strengthen the bond between you and your dog.  We’re not just “dog” people, we’re “people” people too!

Call us today at 404-369-2014 or click here to complete our info form. One of our highly qualified trainers will be in touch soon to discuss your dogs needs and how we can help.

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