Be Patient. Be Kind.

Be Patient.  Be Kind.

Celtic, Shamrock, & Clover would love how spring is in full bloom! But our Free Community Pack Walks have been postponed until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted for mass gatherings.  The weather is great & we know you are anxious to take your dogs out and socialize them around other dogs again.  But we get requests

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Slowly Socializing Dogs

Slowly Socializing Dogs

Today, Teddy didn’t just get to walk around the park for 20 minutes with GiGi, he got to be the Teacher’s Pet & help Oliver learn how to act around other dogs. This was Oliver’s first time sniffing/meeting another dog and Teddy was a very helpful dood. Great job all around! This was A+ training

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Rocking Rocco

Rocking Rocco

Meet Rocco, a Pitbull rescued by a U.S. Navy Recruiter.  A few of Rocco’s goals are to be a good canine citizen out in public & when around people.  A+ Dog Training customizes all private sessions and Rocco will be trained at the recruitment office.  We hope to see you stop in to meet Rocco

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Lovable Labs

Lovable Labs

Meet Kiwi & Tug, a Yellow & Chocolate Labrador with goals to learn basic commands, walking well on a leash, & to stop barking at people & dogs.  These two dogs come from Tom’s hometown of Hilmar, California.  Welcome to our pack family, Kiwi & Tug!  

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Caring Caramelo

Caring Caramelo

Meet Caramelo, a Chihuahua with the ultimate goal of traveling outside of the country.  But first, A+ Dog Training will show Caramelo & his brother, Chispa, how to walk politely on a leash & master potty training.  Welcome to our pack family, Caramelo!

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Charming Chispa

Charming Chispa

Meet Chispa, a Chihuahua with the ultimate goal of traveling outside of the country.  But first, A+ Dog Training will show Chispa & his brother, Caramelo, how to walk politely on a leash & master potty training.  Welcome to our pack family, Chispa!

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Work It Wednesday

Work It Wednesday

“I trained 4 years to run 9 seconds.  Some people don’t see results in 2 months and give up.”  Usain Bolt Don’t give up.  Keep working with your dogs. Voice-Tones Follow-Through Patience Timing Consistency Endurance Don’t give up.  Keep working with your dogs.

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Happy Tongue Out Tuesday!

Happy Tongue Out Tuesday!

Today’s Tongue Out Tuesday goes to Harley! Meet Harley, a Tibetan Mastiff puppy that copes by barking & growling at everything.  A+ Dog Training will help Harley understand the world that she lives in and give her the confidence that she needs to be a well-mannered dog.  Harley is our newest EXCLUSIVE A+ Lifetime Member! 

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Happy Harley

Happy Harley

Meet Harley, a Mini Dachshund puppy with goals to be the best camping dog he can be.  With 3 young boys at home & this pup’s short attention span, Harley’s private training sessions are customized and broken into half hour sessions.  We’ve worked with Harley’s family in the past with their first dog and we

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Selfie Saturday Reminders

Selfie Saturday Reminders

Happy Selfie Saturday! Warmer weather means that more owners are taking their dogs out.   • Always bring bags for waste & throw it away in a proper receptacle. • The City of Turlock has a leash law everywhere. Allowing your dog to be off leash in your yard, doesn’t prevent them from chasing the

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Outstanding Olive

Outstanding Olive

Meet Olive, a Goldendoodle with goals to stop biting, jumping, & barking.  A+ Dog Training understands that it’s in a dog’s nature to do these things.  So, we are here to help Olive & his owner communicate to each other when it is the appropriate time to bite (toys not people’s arms), jump (into a

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Extraordinary Emma

Extraordinary Emma

Meet Emma, a Golden Retriever with a few goals like learning to Stay & Come on command, jumping into the car for rides, & walking better on a leash without pulling her owners.  Welcome to our pack family, Emma!

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Happy Selfie Saturday!

Happy Selfie Saturday!

It’s another joyful Selfie Saturday as Harley the Mini Dachshund kept crawling into GiGi’s lap to fall asleep during his first training session. His sessions are broken into half-hour trainings since that’s about all he can handle.  It was difficult to take a photo of him for our files, let alone a selfie!  But he

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Feel Good Friday with Harley

Feel Good Friday with Harley

Today’s Feel Good Friday post goes to Harley, the four-month-old Mini Dachshund.  This was Harley’s first private training session and Tom needed to develop a bond before anything else.  This pandemic puppy hasn’t seen many people and just needs one more vaccine before venturing out into the world.  Sometimes he’ll give him treats.  Other times

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A Shady Tongue Out Tuesday

A Shady Tongue Out Tuesday

It’s another Tongue Out Tuesday and Teddy has it made in the shade! A+ Dog Training would like to remind you that as the weather gets warmer, keep in mind that the shade in your backyard moves throughout the day. Now is the time to start figuring out the best spots for your dogs to

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Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is in full bloom! But our Free Community Pack Walks have been postponed until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted for mass gatherings.  The weather is great & we know you are anxious to take your dogs out and socialize them around other dogs again.  But we get requests about our Pack Walks daily and are

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