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 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

Healing from Injuries

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HEALING FROM INJURIES Ghost is a 2 year old Siberian Husky who was just rescued from The Bay Area Siberian Husky Rescue Referral. She was wandering the streets and got hit by a car. (Seems to be a theme this week… See yesterday’s post on how to

Levels of Dog Training

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LEVELS OF DOG TRAINING How smart is your dog? All dogs are capable of learning basic commands and even some tricks. Some dogs/breeds excel more at certain tasks, such as fetching, jumping, digging, scent work or herding.   Find out what level your dog has reached in his

Dog Car Sickness

Dog Car Sickness

DOG CAR SICKNESS   I get asked about dog car sickness. A lot.   Here’s what I have to say…   Usually, puppies grow out of car sickness once they get used to the weird motion. But, they often need to be trained as well, since just

July 2015 News & Tips

JULY 2015 NEWS & TIPS July News & Tips Hello!  Welcome to our July 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