Talented Tucker

Talented Tucker

Meet Tucker, a Lhasa Apso Poodle Mix on A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine Program.  A few of Tucker’s goals are to achieve housebreaking and have better manners (not jumping) on guests that come to the house.  Tucker tends to whine, bark, and pull towards other dogs and we’re here to guide his family on walks. 

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Lovable Lobo

Lovable Lobo

Meet Lobo, a Husky that is an exclusive A+ Lifetime Member. A+ Dog Training will help Lobo understand how to walk better on a leash without pulling, obey commands better, & learn to have manners and be calmer. Eventually, Lobo will be able to travel and go camping with his family. Welcome to our pack

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Terrific Tucker

Terrific Tucker

Meet Tucker, a Queensland Border Collie on A+ Dog Training’s most popular Calm Canine program.  A few of Tucker’s goals are to not pull on walks and learn the importance of Drop It & Leave It.  Tucker also has a major case of the zoomies before bedtime.  A+ Dog Training will help Tucker become more

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Right after the Shelter in Place and the parks opened up, we made a group class of 5. It just so happened that there were 5 dogs needing a little more extra help with socialization than usual. So we customized the class to help the humans be more comfortable taking their dogs out around other

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Encourage Independence

Encourage Independence

As we wrap up Independence Day and are hungover with freedom, A+ Dog Training would like to remind you to give your puppy some time for themselves in their crate. Leave your dog with a stuffed Kong or a chew toy filled with goodies. This will teach your dog that independence is not so bad

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Honey, I’m Home.

Honey, I’m Home.

Many current & future clients call A+ Dog Training because of separation anxiety.  It might not seem like a big change to humans, but your dog got used to you working from home.  Working on your departure & arrival habits could help. Hellos and goodbyes should be low key.  When leaving your dog alone, don’t

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Oodles of Doodles

Oodles of Doodles

Today’s Thrilling Thursday post goes to a Double Doodle named Evie!  That’s right…a Double Doodle!  Evie was born from a Labradoodle & a Goldendoodle.  This Double Doodle will be having double the fun with her exclusive A+ Lifetime Membership!  Evie’s primary goals are to master basic commands and heeling on a leash.  Her owners’ dream

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COVID-19 Update as of 07/02/2020

COVID-19 Update as of 07/02/2020

With an overabundance of caution, deliberation, and prayer, you will find A+ Dog Training’s Update as of July 2, 2020 below: A+ Dog Training self-screens daily and clients are asked to self-screen for health and temperature prior to training sessions or consultation.  A+ Dog Training wears a mask when client requests it.  Clients are not

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Fireworks Tips from Ammo the Senior Dog

Fireworks Tips from Ammo the Senior Dog

As Ammo matures into senior-hood, the sound of fireworks is suddenly more alarming to him.  A few measures we are now taking during “fireworks season” are: Making sure his microchip contact info is current Making sure his contact info is current with his veterinarian Making sure his contact info is current with the City Making

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Tongue Out Tuesday with Moose

Tongue Out Tuesday with Moose

Today’s Tongue Out Tuesday post goes to Moose, a Bulldog on A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program.  We trained Moose’s sister, Charlotte, in 2014 before Moose was a part of the family.  The family called us again as Moose and Charlotte aren’t always getting along together.  Our mission is to create peace in the home. 

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A BMDP! :)

A BMDP! :)

Meet Zeke, a Bernese Mountain Dog Poodle that was born in February.  A few of Zeke’s goals are to not chew on the plants, learn to play Fetch, and have a better understanding of basic dog obedience.  Welcome to our pack family, Zeke!

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We’ve Been Getting a Lot of Daisies

We’ve Been Getting a Lot of Daisies

Meet Daisy, a German Shepherd from Ballico, California.  One of Daisy’s goals is to walk calmly and right next to her owner.  Daisy’s major goal is to be able to live in peace with all the other dogs and to be in the same room with all the other dogs at once.  A+ Dog Training

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Due to COVID-19, we had to reduce the size of our classes to a maximum of 5 dogs at the beginning of June. We were fortunate to have 5 dogs from both April & May’s Elementary classes that needed to be rescheduled. These five particular dogs need a lot more help NOT reacting to other

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Tongue Out Tuesday with Thor

Tongue Out Tuesday with Thor

Today’s Tongue Out Tuesday post goes to Thor! Meet Thor, a Rottweiler ready to take trips out in public with his owner. Thor was our first consultation back after two months of no work due to COVID-19. We are extremely excited to work with him and his owners! Welcome to our pack family, Thor! Do

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Terrier Terror Brother

Terrier Terror Brother

Meet Chase, a German Shepherd with goals to stop jumping on people & furniture.  Chase’s little terrier brother Noel can sometimes be a pain for him so A+ Dog Training is here to help them live peacefully in the home together.  Welcome to our pack family, Chase!

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He’s Not the First Noel

He’s Not the First Noel

Meet Noel the Terrier.  Noel and his brother Chase have goals to stop jumping on people & furniture.  Noel can also be the annoying little brother to Chase, a German Shepherd.  His owners would love to go for a walk with them as a pack family peacefully and our Calm Canine program is just the

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Thrilling Thursday with Thor

Thrilling Thursday with Thor

Meet Thor, a German Shepherd on A+ Dog Training’s most popular Calm Canine program.  One of Thor’s goals is to react calmly when the cell phone rings or when riding in the car.  His owner would like Thor to learn the boundaries of her property, to gain better control, and for Thor to not become

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A+ BMDs

A+ BMDs

Annie and her older brother Barley have been A+ Lifetime Members since March 2018.  They have each stayed with us for a week and Annie got to attend our church’s Neighborhood Picnic one Memorial Weekend.  It was fun because we trained her to be calm around lots of people as she developed trust with humans. 

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