I Can Take a Treat From a Stranger! How to help shy and fearful dogs learn to love new people… And why some dogs can’t take treats when they’re distracted or upset. Charlotte has fear of new dogs and new people. She even barked at The Pooch Coach and ran away when they first met. But, fairly quickly, Charlotte was willing to sit for a cookie for The Pooch Coach. They soon became fast friends.
October Dog Meetups Lots going on this event season! Hope to see you at these events. The Pooch Coach will be on hand to answer questions and teach some new tricks. Sunday, October 2, 2022 Eventbrite: Petzeysf.eventbrite.com Meetup.com: Meetup.com/petzeysf Facebook.com: Facebook.com/sfpetzey.com Thursday October 6,
IS IT OK IF I FOLLOW YOU AROUND? A common issue with newly adopted dogs is that their insecurity and unsureness about their new role cause them to create a “job” of following their new parent(s) around the house. It is OK for a puppy or new dog to check in with you and follow you a bit at first but, once it becomes obsessive, you need to train them to stop.
HOW TO MAKE A DOG FIRST AID KIT As pet owners, it’s a wise decision to take time and effort to craft a well rounded first aid kit for our dogs. After all, we all know the various ways that dogs help us heal, so we must
HOW TO TEACH YOUR DOG TO SHAKE PAW This article will show you how to teach your dog to shake paw. This is one of the easiest tricks you can teach your dog. All it takes is three simple steps, and we
HOW TO GIVE TREATS TO DOGS There are many ways to give treats to dogs. This video covers the do’s and don’ts of treat exchange. There are also tips for how to help your dog take treats gently – especially from strangers or children if they
SOMETIMES DOGS NEED SPACE Make sure your dog knows there are places they can go to be alone to rest and center themselves, because sometimes dog needs space, just like their human counterparts. Just like people, dogs pick up stressors around them in their own lives,
DOGS NEED HEALTHY FOOD TOO DOGS ALSO NEED TO EAT HEALTHIER WHEN STRESSED. And, as with their human counterparts, many dogs have put on a couple pounds with the shelter in place! Just like with humans, when dogs are stressed, their immune systems are also weaker