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.
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Here are our most popular recent articles. 1. How to get your dog to settle down and relax… anywhere!, 2. Are we over-medicating our dogs? and 3. Many people believe that you cannot control a dog’s prey drive.
CONTROLLING PREY DRIVE IN DOGS Many people believe there is no controlling prey drive in dogs, but that simply isn’t true. Let us show you a couple of examples. Does your dog chase birds, dig for gophers, or try to catch the neighborhood cat? Many
SETTLE THE DOG DOWN Here’s a quick tip for training dogs to settle down and lie next to you. Most dogs are a little anxious at new places, or at least a little curious! One way to settle the dog down is through an exercise of
January - February News Hello! Welcome to our first newsletter of 2019. We hope you enjoy it. SFDC Meetups are fun! Come out and practice your dog handling & communication skills and meet other past & present members of the Pooch Coach Pack. Our next Meetup with FREE trainingRead more →
MEDICATING DOGS Amelia looks to be another Formosan Mountain Dog. As is typical with the breed, she is a mix of anxious, shy and aggressive. She was recently rescued at 3 years old from a home where she had been on Prozac, but continued getting more aggressive,
November – December 2018 News & Tips | Holiday tips for your dog: Holidays are great, but sometimes they can be stressful for people. And, of course, that stress can be passed on to our pets. We can also get distracted with everything that is going on, and neglect our pups a bit.
September & October News Hello! Welcome to our September/October Newsletter. We hope you enjoy it. SFDC Meetups are fun! Come out and practice your dog handling & communication skills and meet other past & present members of the Pooch Coach Pack. Our next Meetup with FREE training tips, behaviorRead more →
DOG DNA TESTS How accurate are dog DNA tests? We tested them ourselves. Earlier this year, I saw this report on TV. A mixed breed dog’s DNA was sent to the 3 major companies, and they all came back with very different results (see pic). So