Awesome Athena

Awesome Athena

Meet Athena, a Great Dane with goals of Staying & Coming more on command.  A+ Dog Training will help Athena’s owners set and communicate the boundaries & rules in the house so that both their large dog and young child can have fun and are safe together in the home.  Welcome to our pack family,

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Hello, Harley!

Hello, Harley!

Meet Harley, a Lab Shepherd Mix with anxiety.  A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program will help Harley minimize his anxiety and stop digging outside.  We’ll also teach him to leave the goats alone!  Welcome to our pack family, Harley!

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Crate Training Your Puppy

Crate Training Your Puppy

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Enzo who worked on crate training during his board & train stay.  Enzo had a solid seven days of work with A+ Dog Training and he learned that once he’s in his crate, he was able to relax.  LOOK AT HOW RELAXED HE IS. hahaha  Happy Feel Good

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Puppy Social This Saturday at 2 P.M.

Puppy Social This Saturday at 2 P.M.

Get advice from a professional dog trainer, be around other puppy owners that are going through the same things you are, and be able to take a one-hour break from the chaos your puppy is causing. This is when you can take a step back and enjoy watching your puppy interact with other non-fully vaccinated

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Seat Belt for Dogs

Seat Belt for Dogs

If you let your dog roam freely in the car as you drive, you might want to consider getting a seat belt leash. It’s a short leash that attaches to the seat belt buckle. This will help with any issues of your dog trying to crawl into your lap or move into the front seat

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Table Manners

Table Manners

One of Enzo’s goals is to stop counter surfing or trying to grab things off of the table.  As we are on Day 3 of 7 of Enzo’s board & train, we take him to Hauck’s Grill in downtown Turlock to work on his table manners. A+ Dog Training can show you what to look

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Super Scout

Super Scout

Meet Scout a Goldendoodle with oodles of energy and A+ Dog Training is here to create peace in the home.  The puppy phase is one of the hardest phases to go through with your dog, but it’s also a time where wonderful memories are made.  Let A+ Dog Training help you remember why you fell

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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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Happy Feel Good Friday

Happy Feel Good Friday

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Dr. Shahbazi & Taylor ER Veterinary Emergency Hospital for always taking care of Ammo and his ear infections.   Notice how Tom comfortably holds Ammo’s collar and blocks his muzzle as Dr. Shahbazi comfortably looks into his ears. We also bring Ammo his Greenie which is his highest

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Happy Tongue Out Tuesday

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday with love from Colt! Colt is back on A+ Dog Training’s Dog Walking Service for another academic year.  Do you know a teacher with a dog that needs to walk on a daily or weekly basis while they’re at work?  Tell them about A+ Dog Training’s Dog Walking Service!  We’ll make

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Another Feel Good Friday Moment

Another Feel Good Friday Moment

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Georgia the French Bulldog.  Georgia recently learned Bed and her spot in the house is on the cool tiles right next to her toy box.  Now Georgia has a place to Stay while all the kids are in the living room playing.  What a Feel Good Friday feeling!

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Dogs & Babies

Dogs & Babies

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Ammo and his new friend Miss Olivia.  Although we know Ammo would never do anything to hurt his baby-human-friend, we must remember that he is an animal and will always be supervised when around babies.  This is part of the responsibilities of being a dog owner, no matter

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Daisy’s First Vet Visit

Daisy’s First Vet Visit

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Daisy with Dr. Avalle.  Daisy’s first veterinary checkup was due and her owners felt more comfortable having their professional dog trainer there because of how hyper Daisy can get.  Tom schedules one of her private training sessions during the vet visit and shows her owners how to handle

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Wild Wednesday With Rose

Wild Wednesday With Rose

Today’s Wild Wednesday Post goes to one of our biggest puppies named Rose.  Rose doesn’t know her own strength and can get like how all puppies do – wild and with lots of energy.  A+ Dog Training is here to keep encouraging her owners and to work with her on being a bit more calm.

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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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From Puppy to Adulthood

From Puppy to Adulthood

Milli & Zeke are two Frenchies that have finally been fully vaccinated and ready to work on walking with manners out in public.  Before they were fully vaccinated, we showed their owners how to house break them, manage their puppy behaviors (e.g. chewing, impulse vs patience, and stopping sibling rivalry). There’s so much dog training

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Thank You for Your Service

Thank You for Your Service

Today, April 13th marks Tom’s anniversary date of entering the U.S. Air Force.  Had he been still serving, today would have been his 20 year anniversary. Tom is grateful to the military for his education and experience with the military working dogs.  Today, he continues to show the public how to have a well-mannered and

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Puppy Social This Saturday

Puppy Social This Saturday

Get advice from a professional dog trainer, be around other puppy owners that are going through the same things you are, and be able to take a one-hour break from the chaos your puppy is causing. This is when you can take a step back and enjoy watching your puppy interact with other non-fully vaccinated

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