We Can Help Your Reactive Dog

We Can Help Your Reactive Dog

A Reactive Dog is a dog that barks, lunges, or pulls when they see another dog.  Often the owner believes the dog wants to play but the behavior is normally motivated by frustration or fear.  Suppressing a behavior is like suppressing a ball down in a pool of water.  Eventually it’ll slip through your hands

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Pitter Patter Patti

Pitter Patter Patti

Meet Patti, a Pug puppy with the zoomies who loves to eat plants. With A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine + Puppy Exclusive, Patti will learn to leave the plants alone; along with other boundaries and rules around the house. Welcome to our pack family, Patti!

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Congrats to our September Kindergarten Graduates!

Congrats to our September Kindergarten Graduates!

A+ Dog Training’s Kindergarten class is a five-week obedience course for puppies one year and younger (fully vaccinated) to work on obedience around other distractions.  At the end of each class, there is a twenty-minute play time where owners learn what good play and bad play is and how to supervise their puppy’s play manners. 

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Congratulations to July’s Junior High Graduates

Congratulations to July’s Junior High Graduates

Congratulations to July 2019’s Junior High Graduates.  Junior High is our intermediate-level dog obedience class.  When you sign up for A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program, you get two 5-week-long classes to fine tune your obedience.  This means you dog could take Kindergarten & Elementary, Kindergarten & Junior High, Elementary & Junior High, or Elementary

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Charming Chewy

Charming Chewy

Meet Chewy, a Maltese Poodle Mix who’s looking pretty scared during his first training session!  Chewy’s owners saw us training another client in front of Cold Stone’s in Turlock, California one day and asked for our business card.  It wasn’t until they added a new human addition to their family that they called us to

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Congrats to June’s Elementary Grads!

Congrats to June’s Elementary Grads!

Congratulations to June’s Elementary Graduates! A+ Dog Training’s mission is to create peace in the home.  This can be accomplished with one-on-one personalized training sessions at your home where we can resolve behavioral issues.  Anyone can teach a dog how to Sit.  But a dog won’t learn how to Sit if they don’t know how

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The Dog Guru’s Conference 2019

The Dog Guru’s Conference 2019

A+ Dog Training attended a dog training conference this week in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  It was a fantastic conference and we are ready to start next week with new and exciting “tips of the trade” with our clients.  This conference touched on some dog obedience training as well as working with behavioral or reactive dogs. 

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Congratulations Canine Good Citizen Class

Congratulations Canine Good Citizen Class

Congratulations to our most recent students from our American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen class! We went through all 10 steps for CGC.  Some of our clients were interested in taking the exam, while others just wanted their dogs to be good citizens.  Either way, we are proud of all of their hard work and

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Another Successful Year at the Fair

Another Successful Year at the Fair

As the Stanislaus County Fair comes to a close, A+ Dog Training wants to post a few more pictures of the Hughson 4H Dog Project and the kids that they are so proud of!  GiGi has a heart for teaching kids.  She doesn’t miss the classroom-teaching she did for 15 years because now she can

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Finding Freedom Through A+ Dog Training

Finding Freedom Through A+ Dog Training

Kory dreamed of walking her 2 big beauties all by herself but couldn’t imagine it actually happening. 😎 With the help of A+ Dog Training, Kory now has FREEDOM. ⏰ More free time because she can walk both dogs at once. ☮️ Free from stress & worry about these 100 pounders dragging her out of

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Elementary Class Tonight

Elementary Class Tonight

A+ Dog Training’s basic dog obedience class was back in session.  Today the class worked on socialization and how to meet another dog in a park environment.  At class, Tom shows everyone what to expect from other dogs and dog handlers and how to execute a proper introduction without insinuating a fight.  From there, it’s

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Elementary Graduates

Elementary Graduates

Congratulations to May’s Elementary graduates! Another full Elementary class is scheduled for this Wednesday. We’ll see those enrolled at 7:00 P.M. at Dale Pinkney Park in Turlock, California for some fun dog obedience training.

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Dog Obedience Classes Starting Up

Dog Obedience Classes Starting Up

Tom & GiGi will be calling everyone around lunch time to confirm once more for Monday’s Elementary Class & Thursday’s Junior High Class.  Things you will need: bags for waste lots of treats a non-retractable leash whatever collar or harness you and your dog are comfortable with water for you and other humans in your

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