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Welcome to our Dog Blog with Free Tips!The Pooch Coach Daily Dog Blog with Daily Tips

Free dog training tips & other useful & 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 Dog Blog with Daily Tips!


January 2017 News & Tips

January News & Tips Simple & Easy New Year’s Resolutions For You… and Your Dog. The Pooch Coach is a contributor to Bay Woof Magazine. To kick off 2017, she offers you some great tips for things to do to make both you and your pup happier and healthier this year.

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Settle the Dog Down

settle the dog down

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 we teach a dog to settle down is through an

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Puppy Biting & Chewing Tips

Puppy Biting & Chewing Tip

PUPPY BITING & CHEWING TIPS This 14 week old pup loves to play. But sometimes he’s a little rough with his play biting. Here’s some quick advice I give to my clients to train a dog to stop biting you or objects he shouldn’t chew:   1.

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Top Dog Names of 2016

Top Dog Names of 2016

TOP DOG NAMES OF 2016 Guest Author: Jessi Klein   This has been a year of crazy surprises, and that extends to the top dog names of 2016.   As 2016 comes to a close, My Dog’s Name, an interactive site to find the right dog name

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December 2016 News & Tips

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December 2016 News & Tips from The Pooch Coach. How to keep your dog safe for the holidays. Holly, mistletoe, and poinsettia plants are poisonous to dogs.

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How much water should your dog drink?

How much water should your dog drink?

How much water should your dog drink?   It’s important to always have fresh, clean water available for your pets.  But most people wonder exactly how much water should your dog drink each day?  I have actually seen dogs develop “drinking problems” because their owners deprived them of

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October 2016 News & Tips

October 2016 News & Tips from The Pooch Coach. Here are some general tips for Halloween safety. Note: Please do NOT lock your dog in another room!

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bluxome street winery

BLUXOME STREET WINERY It’s been a while since we’ve posted any travel tips. So, here are some pics from a visit to a local SF winery from a few months ago. They are dog friendly and it’s even a fun place to pose with your dog. Next time

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September 2016 News & Tips

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September 2016 News & Tips from The Pooch Coach. September Tips – Treats and other rewards

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Train a Dog to Walk Down Stairs

Training a dog to walk down stairs

TRAIN A DOG TO WALK DOWN STAIRS   Many people do not realize that you often need to train a dog to walk down stairs.  Steps do not occur in nature, after all.  Plus, some steps are slippery or have big spaces in them.  Some are just very,

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