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

Dog Friendly Hikes

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DOG FRIENDLY HIKES Hit the road! Dogs love to explore. Why not go for a ride to someplace new today and explore with your buddy?   See where the open road takes you….   Here’s a guide to dog friendly hiking & a list of the top

3 weeks until our next SF Dog Connector’s Meetup

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3WEEKS UNTIL OUR NEXT SF DOG CONNECTOR’S MEETUP Free training tips, goodie bags from Pawtrero Hill BathHouse & Feed Co.and special guest Blue Sparrow Holistic Veterinary House Calls.   This month’s topic is holistic food & medicine. Learn about how Eastern & Western medicine and best practices

Safe Place

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SAFE PLACE   Find Your Zen   Does your dog have a favorite place to go when he needs to just chill out?   If so, that’s great. Make sure it’s always comfortable and safe for him. If not, create a place for him.   All creatures

Fear and Aggression

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FEAR AND AGGRESSION   TEENY DOG ALERT! Tasha the long haired Chihuahua puppy is the smallest dog I’ve worked with in a long time. She is just over one pound… (she’s mostly fur). That’s smaller than a guinea pig!   One of my main goals in training

Dog Training

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DOG TRAINING Dog training should be practical. Here’s a reason why “stay” is such an important command. Look how my dog just waits patiently while her foot soaks.   People need dog training that helps in real life situations. We help you train and rehabilitate your dog

Dog Communication

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DOG COMMUNICATION   Meet Diego & Charlotte…A wonderful success story.   Diego is 15 yrs old and was recently diagnosed with cancer. Charlotte is newly rescued 5-6 yr old Muttville Senior Dog Rescue dog.   Muttville asked The Pooch Coach to step in because things weren’t working

Dog Bath Time!

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DOG BATH TIME!     But, seriously…. Why do some dogs hate baths?   Here are some good reasons from The Daily Puppy:   Inexperienced Even the most water-loving dog will likely be a little taken back the first few times he has a bath. Being sprayed

The Come Command

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THE COME COMMAND Here’s a fun game to play with your dog which also reinforces the “come” command…Come Game: You call your dog while another person “hides” just around the corner or couch. After he comes to you, you tell your friend he’s ready, and she calls