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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Think Before Leaving Your Dog

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THINK BEFORE LEAVING YOUR DOG Many dogs die every year from the heat. The temperature goes up 20 degrees in just a few minutes.   Here is a good quick overview of the situation:   Outside temp….70…..75……80……85……90……95   Time in car:……..Temperature goes to: 10 minutes….89……94……99……104….109…114 30 minutes…104….109….114…..119….124…129

Redwood Haus Inn

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REDWOOD HAUS INN   We took a little overnight vacay to Stinson Beach for the dogs’ 11th birthday. I’m always looking for dog-friendly places to try.   We found the Redwood Haus Inn. It’s a cute, quirky little B&B. The dogs loved it! They had grounds to

Methodology from the Pooch Coach

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METHODOLOGY FROM THE POOCH COACH Juno is still a puppy and is recovering from major front paw surgery. It’s hard to keep her occupied and off her feet!   The importance of training really comes into play when your dog is recovering. Being able to make sure

Dog Aggression Tips


DOG AGGRESSION TIPS Louise came to The Pooch Coach because her mother was told by Louise’s veterinarian that she could not have her back in the office to get spayed until she got some training to get over her excessive dog aggression.   Watch this video to

Rabies Vaccines

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RABIES VACCINES Many say that we are over vaccinating our dogs. And, since it’s common to have some bad side effects, it can be a dangerous vaccine as well.   One doctor has been doing a study to try to prove that the vaccine can last 5

Car Chasing

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CAR CHASING   Zoltan is a Great Pyrenees Puppy. He works with his brother on property where she is moving in northern CA to protect the goats, chickens and other animals from coyotes, bears and mountain lions. He’s already doing a great job chasing them off the

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