Dog Aggression Management

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The aggression management is $95 an hour or 3 sessions for $275 at our facility where we have other dogs and people to use as resources.  In the aggressive dog training course we will teach you how to be the leader and stay the leader of the pack in all situations. We think like pack leaders and will teach you how to see all the warning signals and body postures to be aware of when your dog first starts eliciting signs of aggression. We also work with dominant/fearful puppies that start showing signs of dog aggression or possession at an early age. We use a lot of counter-conditioning techniques in the aggressive dog training course and show you how to change the dog’s mindset before the dog aggression escalates.

We do in-home aggression management courses. Please email Susie at with your address to get a quote on dog aggression management in your home. A few other dog training aggression management courses are available in other Metro Atlanta areas as well as our Alpharetta Aggressive Management Courses.

Dog Aggression Management courses start with 3 to 6 one hour private sessions or individual one hour sessions are $95 an hour.  Amount of sessions depends on what type of aggression it is whether dog to dog or human aggression. The Dog Aggression Management Course includes sessions of canine aggression management, behavior modification, socialization to dogs, children and adults, and our dog obedience training curriculum as well as reversal of hierarchy to reestablish you as the Leader. Aggressive canine behavior can stem from many variables and we will work with you to manage the canine aggression to make your life more enjoyable with your beloved dog.  Private sessions are held at our Alpharetta training facility.

We have the most resources to work with at our facility. We can supply multiple tools to be most effective with different dog’s personalities and different aggressive issues in a more controlled environment. At our facility we have trainers and people (to help with a positive approach when needed) in order to have all types of resources available for the different levels of reactivity from your dog. With our dog aggression management course at our Alpharetta location we can provide different dogs into the training lessons (dogs in which we know what their reaction is going to be towards your dog aggression) for approximate simulation of what your dog goes through during an aggressive response. These scenarios are played out in a controlled environment and are an extremely effective training tool for our clients to take back to their home. In the private sessions we can point out specifics and replay any reactivity, when needed, to help clients with the hands on knowledge to continue the training in their own territory.



Although our two dogs had been members of the park for six months, we were actually referred to Susie Aga through a friend who is very active with animal rescue groups. Our rescue mix, Wally, had unexpectedly begun to exhibit aggression toward people, and our friend said that Susie had the best reputation for working with aggressive dogs in the North Atlanta area. I then made the connection, that this was Atlanta Dog Trainer, affiliated with the dog park.

Susie’s training methods are very effective. She is firm, but obviously loves the dogs. She is a big advocate for using exercise to minimize training problems, and I think that’s excellent advice. Progress requires a lot of time doing ‘homework’ but the work pays off. Susie is very good with all the dogs and their owners. Her own border collies are ‘model citizens’ and usually present for the training sessions. Wally was a star student in obedience class.

Susie is continuing to work with us on home-related territorial aggression issues. We’ve had discussions with another trainer in the Atlanta area, that we felt was overly harsh in his methods and approach to the dogs. Susie understands that as an owner, you already love the dog, and if the dog hurts, so does the owner.

Our Schipperke, Zoe, has also participated in agility training with Susie, and responded very well. We’ll undoubtedly be enrolling Zoe in future agility classes to help harness some of her abundant energy!We definitely recommend her services to anyone looking for just obedience, agility, or help with more troubling issues.