September News & Tips
Come out with your dog for some socialization and some fun. Learn a new trick or 2. Have a question about your dog’s behavior? The Pooch Coach will be offering free 1-1 advice to attendees. It’s a great way to practice your dog’s greeting skills with other dogs as well as with humans… All overseen by an expert canine behaviorist.
Here’s a video of people enjoying previous Meetups – hear what they have to say!
September 18th – Strut Your Mutt!
The Pooch Coach has been asked once again to be “Ask The Trainer” at Best Friend’s Annual Strut Your Mutt!
Sept 18th 12 – 4 PM @ Marina Green, SF
What Is Strut Your Mutt?
Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt may just be the most fun you can have helping to save the lives of homeless dogs and cats in your neighborhood – and around the country. The annual fundraising dog walk, fun run, and festival culminates in a day of fun for four- and two-legged participants of all ages.
Participate on your own – or as part of a team! – to raise funds for a shelter or rescue organization in your area. Don’t miss the chance to have a ball … and make a difference for homeless pets near you!
Treats and Other Rewards
Many people use treats for training, and that’s great! But make sure you also use other types of rewards so your dog doesn’t become “treat dependent”.
Also, make sure you understand the value of the treat – both from your dog’s perspective and from a health perspective.
Read The Pooch Coach’s article in this month’s Bay Woof Magazine to learn about how to choose the best treats for your dog.
Want more tips?
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-Beverly Ulbrich, The Pooch Coach