Our expert, CPDT-KA certified trainers will lead the way to develop trust and build a loving relationship between you and your dog. Serving all of Metro Atlanta, Decatur, Buckhead, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Roswell, and Marietta!


Our Training Options



Private Training

• Click Learn More for Full Options



Group Class Training

• $250 for 6-Week Course



Board-and-Train Training

• $1,950 for 2-week Board-&-Train



Board-and-Train Training

• $510 add-on to daycare purchase

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

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
 Pulling on Leash
 Separation Anxiety
 Resource Guarding
 People Aggression
 Dog Aggression
 General Fear and Anxiety
 Thunderphobia… and much more!

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: Cambria Ungaro, CPDT-KA
 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: Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); 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: Jamie Garrison, CPDT-KA
 TITLE: Trainer
 DOGS: Yuri, Dachsund Mix, Peanut, Dachsund Mix
 CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); BHV T.A.P. Level 1
 FUN FACT: I am a biology major working online at Arkansas Grantham! I am new to the Georgia area, and love finding new places for my son and dogs to walk around and explore.

Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Jack Bepko
 TITLE: Trainer
 DOGS: Pippa, 1.5 year old English Labrador
 EXPERIENCE: 6-7 years daycare and boarding, 1 year vet tech, and 1 year training
 FUN FACT: I enjoy skateboarding and playing video games. My favorite restaurant is Taco Mac.

Meet Our Trainers

 NAME: Kayla Broussard
 TITLE: Trainer
 DOGS: Nova, mixed breed (pictured) and Kody, a Yorkshire terrier
 CERTIFICATIONS: Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer, BHV T.A.P. Level 1
 FUN FACT: I’m currently a Biology major at Kennesaw State University, a Veterinary Technician, and now an official certified dog trainer. My passion for animals continue to grow beyond my own understanding, if you can’t tell already.

Training Scenes

Check out the sights from one of our outdoor facilities, 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!


“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 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

- August 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


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.