Out on the Town Dog Training


It was time for Gracie to go from in-home training to a trip out on the town on Thursday!  Gracie trained on how to go potty before entering a store, proper etiquette inside a store, and how to behave while strangers are near or petting her. She went to Pet Extreme and Home Depot in

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Dog Obedience Open Enrollment

Hello, everyone! I am at Panda Express in Turlock today from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. to sign you up for the Elementary and Jr. High obedience classes. Bring your shot records if you have them for me to view and confirm. I accepet cash or check of $120 per dog.  Fee may be waived depending on

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Training for Boxers (and other dogs)


Our Labrador is ready for the Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight!  If you are watching it in Modesto with some friends or at home with the neighbors, here are a few training tips for your boxer, chihuahua, and the like: Keep a leash handy for when your dog gets hyper.  You don’t have to use it

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April Pack Walk Cancelled

Due to a  rainy day schedule, our April Pack Walk around CSUS is cancelled.  We will see everyone next month on May 7th at 10:00 A.M. Today’s Puppy Social at 2:00 P.M. is still happening.  We will see you at Taylor ER Veterinary’s office today! 🙂

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Elementary & Junior High Class

Hello, its that time of the year again. The group obedience classes out in the park will be starting up at the end of April. There will be two Elementary Classes and one Junior High Class starting up in April. The two Elementary Classes will be on Tuesday, April 19th at 6pm and Thursday, April

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April Pack Walk 2016


We thought it was going to rain on us during March’s Pack Walk but we took a chance and had a blast!  Nineteen dogs showed up from Modesto, Ceres, and Patterson to walk around Turlock’s beautiful CSUS campus. Come join A+ Dog Training this Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 A.M. on the corner of Monte

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Opening Day for the Dodgers


It’s Opening Day and Tom is still out training dogs in Modesto.  This shows how much we are committed to our clients and their dogs! (If you hadn’t heard, we had a Dodger themed wedding). So keep up the great work, everyone! And we’ll see you again tomorrow!

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What is Your Goal with Your Dog?


When choosing the right program for you and your dog at A+ Dog Training, we always ask what your goal is.  Is it to take your dog camping with you?  Would you love to be able to have backyard barbecues during the summer and not worry about your dog?  Would you like to bring your

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We Love Walking With Dogs


Patterson had their pack walk downtown the day before Easter.  A+ Dog Training from Turlock managed to load the car up for the weekend and catch up with Westside Animals for Adoption and other dog lovers for their monthly walk (held every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.). From there, our Labrador was

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Open Enrollment for Dogs


Ammo says, “No more potty breaks…it’s time to start training!” A+ Dog Training would like to remind everyone that enrollment is open for Elementary and Junior High classes.  The classes are 5 weeks long beginning the week of April 19th in the evening.  Cost is $120 per dog.  Cost may be waived depending on private

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Easter Egg Hunt


Both Kindergarten classes from A+ Dog Training got to work on nose work by having an Easter egg hunt.  Tom taught the handlers how to allow the dog to use their nose to lead them to a dog treat-filled plastic egg.  Dog were to Sit once alerting to the egg to receive their treat. Visit

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Patterson Pack Walk

Today is Patterson’s Pack Walk at 9:00 a.m. Join Westside Animals for Adoption for a dog walk in downtown Patterson.  Come and go as you please.  Meet behind                     Patterson Veterinary Hospital, 24 S. 3rd Street.  Call 892-3114 for more details.

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National Puppy Day 2016


Happy National Puppy Day! A+ Dog Training would like to invite all puppies that are not fully vaccinated but still need the socialization with other pups and people to our monthly Puppy Socials held at Taylor ER Veterinary in Turlock.  The socials are for an hour long from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.  The dates are

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Easter Walk


Capone would like to remind you that a well walked dog is a well behaved dog.  Whether you have friends from Modesto coming over for an Easter brunch or visiting the in-laws in Turlock for an Easter supper, make sure to walk your dog with purpose.  Don’t stop to sniff around.  Stop once in the

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Ear Infections!!!!!

On a day that it rains or when you give your dog a bath, make sure you are drying your dog and their ears if they get wet.  If your dog has the floppy ears, than make sure that you are drying the inside of the ears.  The floppy eared dog is more susceptible to

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Dog Walking Service


GiGi is slowly transitioning into working full-time at A+ Dog Training.  Freckles receives A+ Dog Training’s dog walking service three times a week and is ready to show GiGi her neighborhood. If you are interested or need your dog walked while you are at work in Modesto or recovering from a surgery, please call us

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St. Patrick’s Day Pinch


All day long children couldn’t wait to pinch me – but I was wearing green for St. Patrick’s Day.  Tonight, I thought I’d re-post about the most popular question, “Is a pinch collar right for my dog?” Anyone that has taken personal training from A+ Dog Training knows that much like the pinch collar (aka

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Walk Your Dog for Fun


Maverick celebrated his birthday with a walk around downtown Patterson.  The walk is held by Westside Animals for Adoption and free for the public.  It begins at Patterson Veterinary Hospital at 9:00 a.m.  Their next walk is on Saturday, March 26, 2016.  Please visit their website for more details. Walking does not only calm your

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