Train Your Dog to Tell the Time


I was dreaming about redeeming prize tickets at a water park when my alarm wakes me up.  I open my eyes enough to tap the alarm off and was startled by a 78 pound Labrador quietly staring at me.  “How long was my best friend watching me sleep,” I wondered, as I switch the alarm

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Pets With Love


  You might think that we designed our monthly Puppy Socials at Taylor ER Veterinary in Turlock for puppies to develop the right social skills with other pups.  But maybe, it’s really so that A+ Dog Training can get their monthly fix and pet a bunch of puppies!

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Puppy Spills


    It never fails at our monthly Puppy Social.  At least one of the two water bowls gets knocked over, pushed aside, or has paws dipping into it within the first three minutes of unleashed puppies. And that’s how a social is supposed to party! Our Puppy Socials are designed for the puppy one

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A+ Dog Training Volunteers


This is a reminder for the parents of the Hughson School District that 4H sign-ups will be tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28th at 7:00 p.m.  It will be held at Hughson Elementary School. A+ Dog Training has an Elementary class from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Four Seasons Park in Turlock.  So, Tom will continue teaching

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Long Leash Obedience at Turlock Park


Junior High and High School worked on long leash obedience at the park last week.  Please continue to practice your distant-obedience off leash in the house with less distractions.  Take it a step further and train off leash in your fenced backyard with more distractions.  And we’ll see you this week at class to see

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Pet Supplies Plus Giveaway


For Ammo’s social hour, we took him around Countryside Shopping Area before the games started.  He got a free toy and six pounds of free dog food (his choice!) at Pet Supplies Plus’ grand opening.  There was a lot of commotion going on in the store as he heard many squeaky toys and other dogs

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Fall is Here!


A few things to look forward to this fall season: September 25th at Pet Supplies Plus in Turlock:  First 100 neighbors get a free small bag of dog food. October 1st Pack Walk at CSU, Stanislaus & Puppy Social at Taylor ER Veterinary. October 16th Bully Boo Walk at Woodward Park in Fresno (see Fresno

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Fall Begins


A+ Dog Training would like to wish everyone a Happy Fall Season.  Today marks the beginning of fall and the dogs in our High School class seemed to show it!  It was a “ruff” time keeping the dogs focused while staying on a long leash.  There were children practicing for soccer, leaves blowing around, and

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Big Dog in Little Bed


This is our dog, Ammo, visiting his nana.  My mother-in-law has a Westie and a little terrier.  Our 80 lb. Labrador seemed to be missing his big bed and tried to get comfortable in theirs! As an A+ Lifetime client, you not only get training for the dog’s life, but your training can be at

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One Hour Group Club Host Needed


Because we aren’t holding any classes in November, we’d like to offer a limited number of people a Holiday Etiquette Workshop.  You will learn how to manage your dog when the doorbell rings, people come over, having dinner around the table, and being around people in the living room. The cost is $25 per dog/person

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September Dog Walk and Puppy Social


Capone can’t wait to tell you that the Pack Walk for September is this Saturday at 9:00 a.m.  Meet at the corner of Crowell Rd. & Monte Vista Avenue inside of CSU, Stanislaus in Turlock. Capone also wants to remind you that the September Puppy Social will not be until September 24th from 2:00 –

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Puppy Obedience Class


  Great dogs don’t just happen.  Learn how to mold your pup into a calm, well-mannered dog. There are only three spots left for our Kindergarten Class.  This is a basic obedience class for puppies that also offers social play. Five consecutive Tuesdays starting September 13th.  7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Taylor ER Veterinary in

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