Puppy Social This Saturday

Puppy Social This Saturday

Don’t wait for your puppy to be four months old to show the world to them.  The critical socialization period is usually around 3-12 weeks. You can take the puppy out after getting two shots. However, be safe where you take your pup. NO dog parks, walking in the pet stores or other high dog-traffic

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Grandparents Need Help Too

Grandparents Need Help Too

Are you expecting a baby or are a grandparent that now have grandchildren to watch at your house, but your dog isn’t used to kids?  Now is the time to design a plan with a professional dog trainer to acclimate your dog, in a controlled & safe environment, to being around (small) children.  Your dog

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What To Work On Before Easter

What To Work On Before Easter

A+ Dog Training’s Junior High class works on Place in their beds.  Holding the class at Pet Supplies Plus in Turlock, California, is a great way to work on Place with so many different sights, sounds, and smells. It’s time to get in the reps and work on Place now because Easter is only 35

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Zesty Zeus

Zesty Zeus

Meet Zeus, a Cane Corso from Ceres, California, training to not jump on people, furniture and to listen to commands better.  A+ Dog Training will guide his owners through Zeus’ housebreaking phase.  Welcome to our pack family, Zeus!

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Quaint Quinn

Quaint Quinn

Meet Quinn, a Chihuahua Mix training on reacting properly to commands and potty training.  Quinn was a referral from Buster, the French Bulldog Pit Bull Mix.  We love referrals!  Did you know that when you refer a friend and they join our pack family we send you a little gift of appreciation?  Welcome to our

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Radiant Ranger

Radiant Ranger

Meet Ranger, an Irish Terrier from Modesto, CA.  Ranger is working on his socialization skills around other dogs and to not jump on the guests.  A+ Dog Training is here to help!  Welcome to our pack family, Ranger!

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Creating Peace in the Home

Creating Peace in the Home

Rules are what a dog is and isn’t allowed to do: Don’t jump on people. Don’t pull on the walk. Boundaries control where a dog can & can’t go: The baby’s room is off-limits.  Don’t go out the door until I say so. Boundaries also teach your dog what is & isn’t theirs. Rules &

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Dog Trainers Need Treats Too

Dog Trainers Need Treats Too

Dog Trainers need treats too!  I was treated with a Rodan + Fields Rescue Mask & Compression Therapy at Elite Physical Therapy and Fitness Inc.  Thanks for helping me figure out the right product for protecting my face from the elements of the outdoors.  The change in weather and allergies to just about everything in

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A Well-Balanced Dog

A Well-Balanced Dog

Like some children in a swimming pool that never want to get out, some puppies & dogs don’t know any better and could play for hours.  Dogs need a balance of activity and calm times.  Make sure to give your dog a “quiet time” by providing them with a place away from others and activity

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Awesome Axl

Awesome Axl

Meet Axl from Hughson, California.  Axl is a Weimaraner with separation anxiety.  A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program is the perfect fit to help Axl become a more confident and well-balanced dog.  Welcome to our pack family, Axl!

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Happy Huskies

Happy Huskies

Meet Domino & Everly, two Siberian Huskies from Modesto, California.  Both dogs are on A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine Program.  Domino & Everly have goals to stop pulling on the leash while out for a walk and to stop jumping on people.  Welcome to our pack family, Domino & Everly!

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Brave Banjo

Brave Banjo

Meet Banjo, a Golden Retriever puppy with primary goals to stop chewing on shoes & furniture and to turn down the excessive barking.  Banjo’s ultimate goal is to follow his owner everywhere without the use of a leash.  Banjo has attended a puppy class before us, but with A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program, Banjo

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Patch the Puppy

Patch the Puppy

Meet Patch, an Australian Labradoodle from Manteca, California.  Patch’s primary goals are to stop jumping when told and master obedience commands – especially Drop It.  With A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program, Patch will receive lots of private training sessions and group class sessions to help him achieve his goals!  Welcome to our pack family,

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Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Anubis, the Labrador Pit Bull Mix.  Anubis has been working a lot on his socialization skills and manners around other dogs.  His recent private training session took a break from behavior modification and focused on obedience.  This is a pic of Anubis working on a long & distant

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No Tongue Out Louie

No Tongue Out Louie

I tried to get Louie to stick his tongue out for Tongue Out Tuesday! LOL Meet Louie, a Golden Retriever from Modesto, California.  Louie’s owner needs help communicating to Louie the rules & boundaries of the house and how to get along with the older dog. A+ Dog Training has many tools & techniques to

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Are We the Right Fit?

Are We the Right Fit?

A+ Dog Training is here for you if you: Want to learn how to handle any situation with your dog independently Want to reduce frustration & confusion Want to reduce unwanted behaviors Tom’s experience in the U.S. Air Force as a K9 Handler will transfer over to you as you learn how to bond with

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