Welcome to our Dog Blog with Free Tips!

dog blog with free tips
Welcome to our award winning Dog Blog with Free Tips on training and 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 blog!


In August of 2016, Thoroughly Reviewed named The Pooch Coach Dog Blog with Free Tips one of the top 50 dog blogs in the world!  In September of 2016, Feedspot awarded us as one of the “top 100 dog blogs on the planet”! In November of 2017, we were honored with another award for Top 50 dog training blogs in the world by Mr Kortings Code.  In january, 2018, we got ranked on of the top dog blogs by Top Ranked Blogs.


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Dog Blog with Free Tips

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place Hours

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place Hours   ANNOUNCING OFFERINGS AND HOURS DURING SHELTER IN PLACE We know these are tough times, not only for you, but for your dog. Here’s what we can do to help:  1. If you have an appointment already scheduled: We can still conduct

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Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals The role of emotional support animals in treating emotional and behavioral disorders Everyday life is a roller coaster of our emotional state. One day we may feel on top of the world, believing that we’re able to accomplish anything and the sky’s the limit.

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Small dogs

small dog

SMALL DOGS Here are some cute pics of some very small dogs! Do you have a small dog?  Learn about how to avoid ‘Small Dog Syndrome” here.                           And here’s the world’s smallest dog!  

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sf vicious and dangerous dog court irresponsible

IRRESPONSIBLE, DANGEROUS, AND INCORRECT CONCLUSION TO DOG MAULING CASE     (Here is the original post about the violent, life-threatening dog attack on Musik, FYI:  Surviving a Dog Mauling)   We received the Vicious and Dangerous Dog (VDD) hearing report several days ago. The court’s conclusion was

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MY PARENTS SAY “WE HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING”   Dave recently relocated to the SF Bay Area with his adoptive parents. He started to exhibit some leash reactivity towards other dogs.   Being caring and conscientious dog parents, they have tried avoiding other dogs, treating Dave when he

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