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

Get in your crate

Dog gets in her crate

GET IN YOUR CRATE Boogie is an escape artist. He has separation anxiety and has gotten out of his crate several times in his panicked state. He needs help learning to be left alone and so the typical separation anxiety training will ensue.   I also like

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Wags ‘n Wellness Dog Massage… and More!

wags and wellness the pooch coach

WAGS ‘N WELLNESS DOG MASSAGE… AND MORE! Introducing another great dog advocate.  Kompis & I were excited to try out her services! Heather Sanders, owner of Wags ‘n Wellness, is a canine holistic health specialist. She combines a warm, caring demeanor with a strong scientific background and training in canine

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Polite Dog Greeting

Polite dog greeting steps

POLITE DOG GREETING Time for Hachi to meet one of the packs I work with and see how he does meeting several dogs face to face.   When we started training, he was whiney and jumpy and crazy on the leash when he saw other dogs. His

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Halloween Dog Tips

Halloween dog tips

HALLOWEEN DOG TIPS   Halloween is coming! Is your pup ready?   Let’s start out with some high level tips. I’ll have a doorbell ringing exercise for you in a few days.   This article talks about some good things to do, especially when it comes to

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Dog Separation Anxiety Tips

Dog Seperation Anxiety

DOG SEPARATION ANXIETY TIPS   Chester’s mom wrote that he is a 9-year-old corgi/pom whom they rescued from ACC in May. She said that he’s a fabulous dog, but can’t be left alone. He has what she was told are all the symptoms of separation anxiety: he’ll

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Dog Aggression Tips

Dog Aggression Tips

DOG AGGRESSION TIPS Meet Kid. He’s a lovable 12-year-old Lab/Whippet. However, he’s started to become protective/aggressive when his dad is around.   The first thing we had to do is make sure that he’s physically OK. When older dogs change behavior (suddenly), we need to make sure

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