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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Poisonous Spring Plants for Dogs


With Daylight Saving Time beginning and more rain this year, A+ Dog Training would like to remind you about what to be mindful of as you walk your dog around Modesto and Turlock. These are some plants that are poisonous for pets: English Ivy Azalea Oleander Peace Lily Tulip Amaryllis Lily Walk your dog with

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Kindergarten Puppy Class Available


Molly the Golden Retriever wants to tell Chloe from our March Puppy Social and everyone else in Hughson and Modesto that there are only three spaces left for our next Kindergarten Class. The class will be held at Taylor ER Veterinary in Turlock every Thursday for five consecutive weeks.  It will start Thursday, March 17th

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March Puppy Social


Our March Puppy Social held at Taylor ER Veterinary in Turlock are now on our Facebook Page.  A+ Dog Training’s Puppy Socials are held once a month in a safe and controlled environment so that puppies that are not fully vaccinated can still learn social norms with other pups and people.  Please call us at

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February’s Dog Pictures


We had time to finally post pictures of February’s Pack Walk.  Yesterday’s dog walk was a success!  Nineteen dogs came out and the rain came before and after the walk.  Some people trained their dogs to stay away from puddles, calmly walk through the puddles, and to sit-stay during a resting period.  Great work everyone!

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Turlock Pack Walk!!!!!


Hello, so far the Pack Walk in Turlock will be on.  Make sure to bring warm clothes like a jacket or sweater.  The weather says by 10am it’s suppose to be 53 percent chance of rain.  I will post again in about 30-40 minutes to let you know for sure if the pack walk is

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March Madness Pack Walk

The weather in Turlock is predicted to rain during our 10:00 a.m. free Community Pack Walk.  Yes, it might be madness to walk in the rain with so many dogs, but it could also be a great memory! We will post on our Facebook Page at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow to confirm if it is still

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Enjoy the Weekend


Every last Saturday of the month, Westside Animals for Adoption in Patterson, California, holds a dog walk.  It was fun to take our dog out and enjoy other dog lovers and dogs in training for adoption.  Our Labrador got to enjoy being in the middle (and sometimes the back) of the pack!  Visit their website

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Turlock Kindergarten Class!!!!!!!


Great job everyone who went to the January-February Kindergarten Class.  Everyone did great, hope you learned something about your puppies.  Keep up the training and hope to see you soon.  The next Kindergarten Class will be starting in the middle of March.  I will be signing people up at the beginning of March.

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