Socially Distancing is Cool

Socially Distancing is Cool

Puppies socially distanced before social distancing was a thing.  Roxie & Ruger are fine walking together if they are far enough apart.  If they get any closer, it’ll be a leash-tangled party of jumping and playing.  A+ Dog Training is here to show them that a productive walk can be a good time too! Does

Read more

It’s a Thrilling Thursday!

It’s a Thrilling Thursday!

It’s a Thrilling Thursday with A+ Dog Training & we are thrilled to highlight training Roxie at Baker Family Chiropractic!  Roxie is progressing with her manners around humans & the command Stay.  Today she works in the big city of Modesto! Baker Family Chiropractic is there weekly for GiGi’s back pain & soreness.  Tom enjoys

Read more

Chores with a Puppy

Chores with a Puppy

It’s chore day! Doing chores with a puppy in the home can be a big burden and take longer to accomplish.  Roxie learns how humans expect her to be when they get busy with chores. If your dog has become the Sock Monster & doesn’t listen to you when you say Leave It while you

Read more

Happy Selfie Saturday!

Happy Selfie Saturday!

Happy Selfie Saturday with love from Roxie! A+ Dog Training will begin filling November’s Free Consultation Block. Tom will call people on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday that are at the top of our Wait List. We currently have 54 on the list.  Please call 209-985-7898 to be placed on our Wait List for a free

Read more

Employee of the Week

Employee of the Week

I’ve got a new co-worker in the office at A+ Dog Training! Roxie’s job is to be calm on her bed. At this rate, she might earn Employee of the Week. Does your dog embarrass you during your Zoom meetings? Are you the one that always has to be on mute? Call A+ Dog Training

Read more

Follow Roxie’s Journey on FB

Follow Roxie’s Journey on FB

Roxie is a 9-month-old Golden Retriever that was getting the hang of living with her family until unforeseen circumstances caused Roxie to have to live in the backyard for two months while her owner recovers.  A+ Dog Training’s Board & Train program is a seven-day kickstart for Roxie to relearn what she already knew and

Read more

Romping Roxie

Romping Roxie

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday with love from Roxie! Roxie is a Golden Retriever with goals of being less excited and peacefully living indoors with her owners.  A+ Dog Training’s most popular Calm Canine program is the best fit for her.  Welcome to our pack family, Roxie! Get ready to follow Roxie throughout the week and

Read more

Mama’s Got a New Pair of Shoes

Mama’s Got a New Pair of Shoes

Working for A+ Dog Training requires a new pair of sneakers about every six months.  Tom knows when he needs new shoes because dogs won’t stop sniffing them to see what other dogs he’s worked with.  LOL If you look hard enough, you could figure out which two are the old pairs of shoes.  But

Read more

Effervescent Enzo

Effervescent Enzo

Meet Enzo, Golden Retriever on A+ Dog Training’s most popular Calm Canine program. Retrievers enjoy greeting guests and we are going to show Enzo & his brother how to be the “hosts with the mosts”. Welcome to our pack family, Enzo! Do you need a little extra help from a professional to get your dog

Read more

Wiggly Wrigley

Wiggly Wrigley

Meet Wrigley, Golden Retriever on A+ Dog Training’s most popular Calm Canine program.  Retrievers enjoy greeting guests and we are going to show Wrigley & his brother how to be the “hosts with the mosts”.  Welcome to our pack family, Wrigley! Do you need a little extra help from a professional to get your dog

Read more

Professional Dog Walking Service Offered

Professional Dog Walking Service Offered

This is just a reminder that A+ Dog Training offers a Dog Walking Service for the public and we are currently providing this service in Turlock, Denair, & Hughson. If you are a part of A+ Dog Training’s pack family and have serious underlying medical conditions and/or are an older adult staying indoors to be

Read more

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday

It’s Tongue Out Tuesday with Matisse & Teddy. Tom’s in the picture too but I couldn’t get him to stick his tongue out. Need help managing your own pack on a walk? A+ Dog Training can help. Call 209-985-7898 to be placed on the Wait List for a Free Consultation.

Read more

Reminders to Be Kind & Considerate in Public

Reminders to Be Kind & Considerate in Public

Just a few reminders so that pet-friendly stores remain open for the dog community: Please don’t forget that before entering a pet friendly store:  Make sure your dog goes potty (preferably away from customers & the front entrances/exits) and to bag and throw their waste.  Also, if your dog continues to bark, lunge, or mark

Read more

A Pit Bull in a Crowd

A Pit Bull in a Crowd

The perks of being professional dog trainers is that people trust you & allow you to manage a dog (any dog) in a crowd.  We sat in the very back with Matisse & worked on Stay for an hour without distracting anyone.  She did such a great job!

Read more

Stay, Socialization, & Lunch

Stay, Socialization, & Lunch

We love working on Stay with a dog because it gives us a reason to dine out! Matisse did an awesome job staying by Tom’s feet at Lulu’s Ice Cream Parlor on Canal Rd. in Turlock. Of course, she did have an already productive morning so working on Stay by lunchtime just got easier. Impress

Read more

Train in Different Neighborhoods

Train in Different Neighborhoods

Tom had a private training session with Emi so I took this opportunity to work with Matisse in a new location.  At the end, they were both tired from their separate sessions & briefly got to look & say hello to each other.  You can follow Emi the Shih Tzu on Instagram @all_about_emi

Read more