Kids & Dogs

Kids & Dogs

A+ Dog Training doesn’t just teach your dog obedience commands like Sit, Down, Leave It, Stay, etc.  We also show your family how to read your dog’s body language.  This can be helpful for the little ones to learn early on when dogs need their space and when it’s a good time to cuddle.  Call

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Please Be Safe

Please Be Safe

With shorter daylight hours, it’s possible that you’ll start walking your dog during the dark.  This means that you’ll be less visible to cars.  Most of the time, those cars are preoccupied with holiday shopping and errands, or are rushing to get home from a stressful day at work.  Be sure to limit the distance

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New Dogs & Children

New Dogs & Children

Introducing a new dog to your children:   1. Keep introductions short and sweet. Always end on a good note.   2. Establish a routine so that you can supervise both the dog and children together. This is the perfect time to establish rules for how the kids can interact with the dog. Dogs need

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Happy Fall, Ya’ll!

Happy Fall, Ya’ll!

Happy Fall Ya’ll Dead leaves that are left for long periods of time accumulate moisture, leading to mold and bacteria growth.  Ingestion of these leaves can lead to dogs having negative physical reactions.  Once dried leaves are raked up, allergens can be released into the air.  Be aware and safe this fall season. Remember that

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Happy Halloween 2019

Happy Halloween 2019

Tom decided to take the time to have the skeleton work on Place as he takes a picture of it. Haha! This was as he worked with a client at Home Depot in Turlock, CA. The skeleton was on the ground next to the dog bed (both for sale). Don’t lock your dog in the

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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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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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