BARKING HOUND VILLAGE

TRAINING

PRIVATE | GROUP | BOARD-AND-TRAIN

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

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
 Chewing
 Nipping
 Jumping
 Pulling on Leash
 Barking
 Separation Anxiety
 Resource Guarding
 Leash-Reactivity
 People Aggression
 Dog Aggression
 General Fear and Anxiety
 Thunderphobia … and more!

THE BHV ADVANTAGE

Our Training Options

PRIVATE TRAINING

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.

Pricing
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GROUP CLASS

Group Class Training

Group training is now offered at our Cheshire Bridge facility, and our training facility in Marietta. It’s ideal for socializing young puppies, refining the manners of overly-exuberant dogs, and strengthening training and obedience skills in a social setting.

Pricing  
• $250 for 6-Week Course

BOARD-AND-TRAIN

Board-and-Train Training

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!

Pricing
• $1,950 for 2-week Board-&-Train

Still not sure which option is best for your pup? Reach out and we will find your happy place.

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

Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Cambria Ungaro
 TITLE: Facility 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!

Training Scenes

Check out the sights from our premier training facility in Marietta, where our expert trainers conduct Group Classes and 2-Week Board & Train programs.

With both indoor & outdoor facilities, we have the space to accommodate dogs of all sizes, no matter what the weather has in store!

Testimonials

“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

- July 2020

“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

- August 2020

“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 2020

EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE

Why Barking Hound Village?

Proven Training Methods

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.

You AND Your Dog Will Love It

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!

What Drives Us

Our Promise

Barking Hound Village’s simple promise is that we will treat your dog the same as we treat our own. You will be confident that we are the best in Atlanta and feel comfortable knowing your fur-baby is treated with the utmost care.