Heatstroke Prevention for Your Dog


As GiGi’s students completed their state testing on Heatwaves, A+ Dog Training would like to share information on heat strokes that we received at the Patterson Pet Awareness Expo.  Do you remember how miserable the heat was in Modesto last year? Let’s educate the dog community and keep all of our beloved pets safe! Several

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Newman Animal Shelter Needs Your Help

Cause for Paws is an organization in Stanislaus County that raises money for the Newman Animal Shelter. A+ Dog Training is sharing their wishlist to support and get the word out. Donations may be dropped off at the Newman Police Department. Or, feel free to drop it off at an obedience class at Four Seasons

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Patterson Pet Expo a Success


With the help of Westside Pet Awareness Partners, Mayor Molina proclaimed April 2016, “Pet Health & Awareness Month” in the City of Patterson.  A+ Dog Training was honored that the Westside Pet Awareness Partners invited us to be a part of the informational pet expo. Tom was at our table answering questions and giving a

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Open Enrollment this Saturday


A+ Dog Training will have another open enrollment hour from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. to register anyone who would like to take their training from inside the house to a park with other dogs. Bring proof of vaccinations and $120 per dog cash or check.  Please do not bring your dog for registration.  Tom will

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Out on the Town Dog Training


It was time for Gracie to go from in-home training to a trip out on the town on Thursday!  Gracie trained on how to go potty before entering a store, proper etiquette inside a store, and how to behave while strangers are near or petting her. She went to Pet Extreme and Home Depot in

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Dog Obedience Open Enrollment

Hello, everyone! I am at Panda Express in Turlock today from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. to sign you up for the Elementary and Jr. High obedience classes. Bring your shot records if you have them for me to view and confirm. I accepet cash or check of $120 per dog.  Fee may be waived depending on

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Training for Boxers (and other dogs)


Our Labrador is ready for the Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight!  If you are watching it in Modesto with some friends or at home with the neighbors, here are a few training tips for your boxer, chihuahua, and the like: Keep a leash handy for when your dog gets hyper.  You don’t have to use it

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April Pack Walk Cancelled

Due to a  rainy day schedule, our April Pack Walk around CSUS is cancelled.  We will see everyone next month on May 7th at 10:00 A.M. Today’s Puppy Social at 2:00 P.M. is still happening.  We will see you at Taylor ER Veterinary’s office today! 🙂

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Elementary & Junior High Class

Hello, its that time of the year again. The group obedience classes out in the park will be starting up at the end of April. There will be two Elementary Classes and one Junior High Class starting up in April. The two Elementary Classes will be on Tuesday, April 19th at 6pm and Thursday, April

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April Pack Walk 2016


We thought it was going to rain on us during March’s Pack Walk but we took a chance and had a blast!  Nineteen dogs showed up from Modesto, Ceres, and Patterson to walk around Turlock’s beautiful CSUS campus. Come join A+ Dog Training this Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 A.M. on the corner of Monte

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Opening Day for the Dodgers


It’s Opening Day and Tom is still out training dogs in Modesto.  This shows how much we are committed to our clients and their dogs! (If you hadn’t heard, we had a Dodger themed wedding). So keep up the great work, everyone! And we’ll see you again tomorrow!

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What is Your Goal with Your Dog?


When choosing the right program for you and your dog at A+ Dog Training, we always ask what your goal is.  Is it to take your dog camping with you?  Would you love to be able to have backyard barbecues during the summer and not worry about your dog?  Would you like to bring your

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