COVID-19 Update as of 07/02/2020

COVID-19 Update as of 07/02/2020

With an overabundance of caution, deliberation, and prayer, you will find A+ Dog Training’s Update as of July 2, 2020 below: A+ Dog Training self-screens daily and clients are asked to self-screen for health and temperature prior to training sessions or consultation.  A+ Dog Training wears a mask when client requests it.  Clients are not

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Fireworks Tips from Ammo the Senior Dog

Fireworks Tips from Ammo the Senior Dog

As Ammo matures into senior-hood, the sound of fireworks is suddenly more alarming to him.  A few measures we are now taking during “fireworks season” are: Making sure his microchip contact info is current Making sure his contact info is current with his veterinarian Making sure his contact info is current with the City Making

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Tongue Out Tuesday with Moose

Tongue Out Tuesday with Moose

Today’s Tongue Out Tuesday post goes to Moose, a Bulldog on A+ Dog Training’s Calm Canine program.  We trained Moose’s sister, Charlotte, in 2014 before Moose was a part of the family.  The family called us again as Moose and Charlotte aren’t always getting along together.  Our mission is to create peace in the home. 

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A BMDP! :)

A BMDP! :)

Meet Zeke, a Bernese Mountain Dog Poodle that was born in February.  A few of Zeke’s goals are to not chew on the plants, learn to play Fetch, and have a better understanding of basic dog obedience.  Welcome to our pack family, Zeke!

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Due to COVID-19, we had to reduce the size of our classes to a maximum of 5 dogs at the beginning of June. We were fortunate to have 5 dogs from both April & May’s Elementary classes that needed to be rescheduled. These five particular dogs need a lot more help NOT reacting to other

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Tongue Out Tuesday with Thor

Tongue Out Tuesday with Thor

Today’s Tongue Out Tuesday post goes to Thor! Meet Thor, a Rottweiler ready to take trips out in public with his owner. Thor was our first consultation back after two months of no work due to COVID-19. We are extremely excited to work with him and his owners! Welcome to our pack family, Thor! Do

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Terrier Terror Brother

Terrier Terror Brother

Meet Chase, a German Shepherd with goals to stop jumping on people & furniture.  Chase’s little terrier brother Noel can sometimes be a pain for him so A+ Dog Training is here to help them live peacefully in the home together.  Welcome to our pack family, Chase!

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He’s Not the First Noel

He’s Not the First Noel

Meet Noel the Terrier.  Noel and his brother Chase have goals to stop jumping on people & furniture.  Noel can also be the annoying little brother to Chase, a German Shepherd.  His owners would love to go for a walk with them as a pack family peacefully and our Calm Canine program is just the

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Thrilling Thursday with Thor

Thrilling Thursday with Thor

Meet Thor, a German Shepherd on A+ Dog Training’s most popular Calm Canine program.  One of Thor’s goals is to react calmly when the cell phone rings or when riding in the car.  His owner would like Thor to learn the boundaries of her property, to gain better control, and for Thor to not become

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A+ BMDs

A+ BMDs

Annie and her older brother Barley have been A+ Lifetime Members since March 2018.  They have each stayed with us for a week and Annie got to attend our church’s Neighborhood Picnic one Memorial Weekend.  It was fun because we trained her to be calm around lots of people as she developed trust with humans. 

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From Panic to Pawsome

From Panic to Pawsome

Enzo the Labradoodle has been an A+ Lifetime Member since July 2019.  Enzo’s family came to us with a list of behaviors:  nipping the children, chewing furniture, barking at people on walks, jumping on the couch, counter surfing, and biting at the leash when preparing for a walk.  These are all typical puppy behaviors and

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Tennis Ball Does the Trick

Tennis Ball Does the Trick

Titus has been an A+ Lifetime Member since April 2018.  When we first met Titus, his owners couldn’t find the right dog sitter to handle him and so vacationing was out of the question.  Tom has handled hyper German Shepherds since he was in the Air Force, and the owners soon realized just how much

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Customized Training for the Pack

Customized Training for the Pack

Caxton the Frenchie has been an A+ Lifetime Member since October 2019.  Caxton is in training to become a therapy dog for hospice care.  He is very lovable and doesn’t seem to mind when other dogs are around.  Conrad and Tulip, on the other hand, have some manners they still need to learn and are

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I’m So Excited I Could Jump & Hug You

I’m So Excited I Could Jump & Hug You

Leo has been an A+ Lifetime Member since March 2020.  This means that he received two private training sessions and then the Shelter in Place order happened!  We are back to training Leo (in the outdoors) and are maintaining a safe social distance away from him and his owners. Because Leo is such a young

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The Hostess with the Mostest

The Hostess with the Mostest

Kona has been an A+ Lifetime Member since February 2017.  She enjoys early morning jogs with her owner and drops into classes whenever she has time.  Kona can get very vocal and excited when hosting LightHouse Family Church’s Young Adults Group at her home and A+ Dog Training will drop by 15 minutes before the

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Shy Dogs Welcomed

Shy Dogs Welcomed

Nike began with a Calm Canine program back in February 2019.  Her owner realized how much progress Nike has made with A+ Dog Training, that she upgraded to becoming an A+ Lifetime Member.  This is greatly beneficial for Nike, because now Nike can attend classes whenever possible.  Nike is a very shy and nervous dog

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All Guests Welcomed

All Guests Welcomed

Remington has been an A+ Lifetime Member since August 2018.  She came to us with a goal to stop jumping on people.  Remi now has a special place at the base of the stairs to greet guests that come over.  It’s truly a great welcoming!  You can follow Remi’s adventures on her IG Page @remi.ramoss

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Happy Feel Good Friday!

Happy Feel Good Friday!

School’s out and Dr. Aria is in!  Coco plays “Veterinary” with her pack family and makes it to today’s Feel Good Friday post.  Coco started with a Calm Canine program back in October 2019 and upgraded to becoming an A+ Lifetime Member because her owners saw all the benefits with working with A+ Dog Training. 

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