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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!
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Dog Blog with Free Tips
KEEPING YOU & YOUR DOG ENTERTAINED Tips for getting through the pandemic. Being stuck in the house with your dog is a perfect time to do some training.
TRY SEEING THINGS FROM YOUR DOG’S PERSPECTIVE. A simple thing you can do to make training easier is to understand where your dog is coming from.
A reminder to keep your dog socialized during the shelter in place! A great way is to meet for playdates outdoors, where you can practice social distancing.
MORE STUFF TO TRAIN & ENTERTAIN YOUR DOG DURING SHELTER IN PLACE >> RELIEVE DOG (& HUMAN) BOREDOM Try this hide and seek exercise.
Here are some more ideas to KEEP YOU & YOUR DOG BUSY DURING THE SHUT IN You can take (preferably somewhat smelly) treats and hide them. You can hide the treats themselves, but even THAT can get boring. So, make it even more of a game and let your dog figure out how to get the treat once they’ve found it.
IS DOG TRAINING ESSENTIAL? We think so! And so is socialization. Enzo is a 3-year-old, one-eyed Lagotto Romagnolo. Ever since he lost his right eye, he has trouble reacting to people and dogs coming up to him from that side. His humans reached out to The Pooch Coach to help ease his anxiety.
TRAIN YOUR DOG TO ALWAYS COME WHEN CALLED Another COVID Shelter-in-Place Dog Challenge! One of the most important commands you can teach your dog is “come”.
MORE SHELTER IN PLACE FUN WITH YOUR PUP How to teach your dog to jump over any object. This is an easy “trick” to teach that can come in handy when there are puddles or other obstacles your dog needs to get over.