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

Black Dogs and Adoption Rates

BLACK DOGS AND ADOPTION RATES

BLACK DOGS AND ADOPTION RATES Have you heard that black dogs don’t get adopted as much as other colors?   I had heard that too.  It’s referred to as black dog syndrome.  But it turns out what we thought about black dogs and adoption rates is a myth!

Ghost in the Gun Movie Shoot

Ghost in the Gun movie shoot

GHOST IN THE GUN MOVIE SHOOT   We had a great day of filming the Ghost in the Gun on Sunday. The ranch was beautiful… a perfect setting for an old western. And our doggie star Mango did wonderfully. Great cast & crew to work with too!

Dedication to Dog Training

Dog training homework binder

DEDICATION TO DOG TRAINING   One eyed Rugar came back for another lesson.  He’s doing great!  After a few lessons, he’s calm, confident and well behaved. He’s no longer reactive and protective over his bad eye.   His mom has been doing a great job.  She has

New Dog

what to do when you get a new dog

NEW DOG     Many people come to me because they’ve got a new dog or puppy and want to get off on the right foot (or paw!).  And that’s what Posey’s mom did with her terrier mix puppy.   Here’s some quick, top level advice:  

More training dogs for movies

More training dogs for movies

MORE TRAINING DOGS FOR MOVIES   I’m currently working on training Mango to be a dog for a western film, Ghost in the Gun. Kompis is her understudy (since Schnauzers weren’t very common in the old west!).  The dogs need to be able to speak on command,

BED MOUSE GAME

bed mouse game for dogs

BED MOUSE GAME   Here’s a game that almost all dogs (and cats) can play…  Bed mouse!   Just put your hand under a blanket on your bed or a towel on the floor and move it around and make it look like a mouse running in

Strongest Dog Breeds

STRONGEST DOG BREEDS

STRONGEST DOG BREEDS   OK, maybe Kompis couldn’t actually open that door.  But many dogs could!   Do you know what the strongest breeds are?  We did some research and this is what we came up with.  There are some breeds in there you’ve probably never heard

Severe Dog Separation Anxiety

Severe dog separation Anxiety

SEVERE DOG SEPARATION ANXIETY   Dixie’s mom writes: “Severe — SEVERE — separation/frustration anxiety. Dixie has had this ‘personality disorder’ since we rescued her about 10 years ago, but it hasn’t been consistent over the years. It’s only recently that it’s spiked, and I’m having a tough