You Making Me Crazy

You Making Me Crazy

Now that you are home more, you can help distract your dog from their unhealthy obsessions. Humans think that dogs chasing after their tail all day is cute and funny, but A+ Dog Training sees too many dogs turn it into an obsession. This German Shepherd has caught her tail one too many times. Now

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Keep the Schedule

Keep the Schedule

Your dog is accustomed to you waking up and going through a pre-work routine every morning.  Dogs are creatures of habit so if they’re used to being fed breakfast, going potty, and out for a morning walk around the same time try not to deviate from it.  Figure out a schedule that works well with

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Balance is Key

Balance is Key

Now that you’re home all day will get your dog to look for a little more extra attention from you.  That’s fine as long as you don’t go overboard.  Remember, this is only temporary and spoiling your dog with too much attention now can lead to separation anxiety and destructive behaviors when you go back

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Darling Daisy

Darling Daisy

Meet Daisy, a German Shepherd with goals of getting along with Marshmallow (the older dog), have better manners around guests and strangers, and to obey commands better.  Daisy is not only a part of A+ Dog Training’s pack family, but her owners are a part of the LightHouse Family Church family!  Welcome to our pack

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Kool Kenji

Kool Kenji

Meet Kenji, a Shiba Inu from Modesto, California.  Aside from obedience commands like Leave It, A+ Dog Training will be working on Kenji’s aggressive temperament and teaching his owner how to calm him down.  Welcome to our pack family, Kenji! Do you have a dog that barks & growls at other people or other dogs? 

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Bubbly Baily

Bubbly Baily

Meet Baily, a French Bulldog (on left) from Modesto, California enrolled in A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine Program along with his brother Snuggie & sister Sulley. All three dogs are working on their manners, socialization skills, and walking politely as a pack. Welcome to our pack family, Baily! If you have more than one dog

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Silly Sulley

Silly Sulley

Meet Sulley, a French Bulldog from Modesto, California enrolled in A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine Program along with his brother Baily & sister. All three dogs are working on their manners, socialization skills, and walking politely as a pack. Welcome to our pack family, Sulley! If you have more than one dog at home and

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Snuggles with Snuggie

Snuggles with Snuggie

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday!  Snuggie is a French Bulldog from Modesto enrolled in A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine Program along with his brother & sister.  All three dogs are working on their manners, socialization skills, and walking politely as a pack.  Welcome to our pack family, Snuggie! If you have more than one dog at

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Beautiful Bailey

Beautiful Bailey

Meet Bailey, a Chocolate Labrador from Ceres, California.  Bailey was trained with another company, but his owner is looking for more training like walking beside each other, emotional support, and for this Labrador to be calm when healthcare workers come to the house.  Welcome to our pack family, Bailey, A+ Dog Training is here to

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Just Keep Walking

Just Keep Walking

This is just a reminder that you and your children staying home more could be a big change for your dog that might cause them to start up some bad behaviors. Walking has a lot of advantages at both ends of the leash, including weight loss, decreasing risks of certain diseases, and the promotion of positive

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Baby Blue

Baby Blue

Meet Blue from Turlock, California.  Blue is a Blue Tick Coon Hound & Queensland Mix with goals to stop biting & jumping on people and to master better dog obedience commands.  Blue began attending A+ Dog Training’s Puppy Socials.  Blue was so timid and stayed up against the wall for the first couple of Socials. 

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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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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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