Welcome to our Dog Blog with Free Tips!

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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

February 2016 News & Tips

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February News & Tips

Hello! Welcome to our February Newsletter. We hope you enjoy it. Have you been to an SFDC Meetup yet? People are really enjoying this easy and fun way to learn and practice training tips, meet other dog owners, and have a great time playing with their dogs.

Dog Reaction to Doorbells

Dogs doorbell reaction

DOG REACTION TO DOORBELLS Deacon came back for some more training. He’s doing great! One of the things his parents wanted help with was his dog reaction to doorbells. As with many dogs, Deacon gets overly excited when he hears the bell ring. So, we’re already off

Dog Temperament Evaluation

Dog Temperament Evaluations

DOG TEMPERAMENT EVALUATION The 4 most common reasons The Pooch Coach is asked to perform a Dog Temperament Evaluation are:   1. Shelter dog about to be put down – can the rescue group save him and safely place him into a foster home?   2. Person

Sit-Down-Sit – “Puppy Push-ups”

sit-down-sit - "puppy push-ups"

SIT-DOWN-SIT – “PUPPY PUSH-UPS”     Malakai came back for more training. One of the things we worked on is sit-down-sit – or “puppy push-ups”. That’s when you ask a dog to sit, then down, and then sit again.   Many dogs cannot do this, since once

TRAVEL IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD

travel in your own backyard

TRAVEL IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD It’s so fun discovering new places with your pup. This cool pic was taken within 1/2 hour of my house, yet I had never discovered it before in the 20 years I’ve lived here. What’s in your backyard that you haven’t discovered

In Dog We Trust

In Dog We Trust

IN DOG WE TRUST Do you trust your dog?  Will he listen 100% of the time? If not, here are some tips.   Baby steps:  You have to do training in baby steps.  If you want your child to be a great baseball player, for example, you can’t

How Rescued Dogs Learn to Learn

How rescued dogs learn to learn

HOW RESCUED DOGS LEARN TO LEARN Recently rescued Benny came in for some obedience training, since whoever had him first did not work with him.   This is a fairly typical situation with rescued dogs. But what’s also typical is that he is eager to learn and

January 2016 News & Tips

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January 2016 News & Tips
Hello! Welcome to our first Newsletter of 2016. We hope you enjoy it.
January 2016 News & Tips from The Pooch Coach Some easy New Year’s Resolutions
for you and your pup.