Welcome to our Dog Blog with Free Tips!The Pooch Coach Daily Dog Blog with Daily Tips

Free dog training tips & other useful & interesting advice with cute dog pics every week.  Learn about all topics dog related, from training and behavior advice to fun facts about dogs.  The Pooch Coach also shares her clients’ stories with you, which she hopes will inspire you to work with your dog to help them become the best dog they can be.

 

Never give up hope!  Whether it’s a slight inconvenience or annoyance, or a scary, huge issue, you can always get help for your pup.  Check out some of the great success stories, get some tips, and then give us a call if you’d like to join the pack!

 

If there are any topics you’d like to know more about, let us know!   We’re always looking for great ideas to add to our Dog Blog with Daily Tips!

 

Controlling prey drive in dogs

Prey drive in dogs

CONTROLLING PREY DRIVE IN DOGS Many people believe there is no controlling prey drive in dogs, but that simply isn’t true.  Let us show you a couple of examples.     Does your dog chase birds, dig for gophers, or try to catch the neighborhood cat?  Many

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Settle the Dog Down

settle the dog down

SETTLE THE DOG DOWN Here’s a quick tip for training dogs to settle down and lie next to you.   Most dogs are a little anxious at new places, or at least a little curious! One way to settle the dog down is through an exercise of

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January – February 2019 News & Tips

 January - February News   Hello!  Welcome to our first newsletter of 2019.  We hope you enjoy it.   SFDC Meetups are fun! Come out and practice your dog handling & communication skills and meet other past & present members of the Pooch Coach Pack. Our next Meetup with FREE trainingRead more

Medicating Dogs

Medicating dogs. Formosan Mountain Dog

MEDICATING DOGS Amelia looks to be another Formosan Mountain Dog.  As is typical with the breed, she is a mix of anxious, shy and aggressive. She was recently rescued at 3 years old from a home where she had been on Prozac, but continued getting more aggressive,

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November – December 2018 News & Tips

November – December 2018 News & Tips | Holiday tips for your dog: Holidays are great, but sometimes they can be stressful for people. And, of course, that stress can be passed on to our pets. We can also get distracted with everything that is going on, and neglect our pups a bit.

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September & October 2018 News & Tips

  September & October News  Hello!  Welcome to our September/October Newsletter. We hope you enjoy it.   SFDC Meetups are fun! Come out and practice your dog handling & communication skills and meet other past & present members of the Pooch Coach Pack. Our next Meetup with FREE training tips, behaviorRead more

DOG DNA TESTS

dog DNA tests

DOG DNA TESTS How accurate are dog DNA tests?  We tested them ourselves.   Earlier this year, I saw this report on TV.  A mixed breed dog’s DNA was sent to the 3 major companies, and they all came back with very different results (see pic). So

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