Service Dog in Training

First Time Down Stairs 03.12.17 Here’s a video clip of Moose going down the stairs for the first time.  He did not know what to do and kept trying to jump to the bottom while skipping a few steps.  Eventually he’ll learn that as a working service dog, he’ll need to slowly descend and help

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Walking Your Dog on a Leash

Loose Leash Walking There are different ways to train your dog to stop pulling while walking on a leash.  A+ Dog Training shows you various solutions and then allows you to try it while Tom observes you in practice.  Click on the title, “Loose Leash Walking” to view a clip of our Elementary class.

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Dogs Afraid of Going Through Doors

Doors at Home Depot Click on the link above (Doors at Home Depot) to watch Tom build confidence on going through various doors. Our Labrador was once afraid to cross from our bedroom door to the office door.  Now, he can go through all sorts of doors and while walking in a strip mall will

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What Drives Your Dog to Train Well?

Felix and His Rope A positive reinforcement does not always mean to feed your dog a lot of treats.  Some dogs are ball driven, toy driven, or praise driven.  Some dogs would even be happy just feeling you pat them on the back. Click on the video link entitled Felix and His Rope to see

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Dogs and Children Can Live Peacefully

Bell working with hyperness around children I have been reading a few recent articles about dogs attacking children.  Our programs are designed to train your dog to live peacefully with babies.  Yes, dogs are animals and accidents can occur.  However, A+ Dog Training is there to show dog owners how to prevent unwanted situations and

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