Cooper and Kids is my story of motherhood and the juggle between being a mum, a wife and a crazy dog lady. As a qualified dog trainer, I will share my story, knowledge, training tips and advice to help parents better understand the do’s and don’ts of living together with kids and dogs. Mel xox

Why Training your Puppy / Dog is so Important

We train dogs for a variety of reasons, I am going to share with you my top five reasons why training your puppy / dog is so important. 1. Turn your puppy into a happy, well rounded and confident dog! One of the most important things…

It’s kind of like a tinder for dogs and it’s called DOGSHARE

Guys- I have just gotten involved in something pretty cool and I’m excited to share it with you all..... It’s kind of like a tinder for dogs and it’s called DOGSHARE. The aim of Dogshare is to build an amazing community which…

Five tips to help make our dogs live longer

How can we make our dogs live longer? I had the privilege of chatting to a friend of mine, the amazing Dr Lisa Chimes and we were pondering this question together. For both of us, our dogs were our first babies and it’s just not fair to think…

My Internal Battle with my Postpartum body and the importance of not putting body issues onto our kids

As I sit here typing this, I am 16 weeks postpartum from baby #3. I know that I am an absolutely super human for growing three little babies inside my body, in fact, I am so proud of what my body has gone through. I also know that I need…

Having our third baby was the best decision ever!

I am not kidding when I say this, having baby Brooklyn has made every one of us so much happier. He is the perfect last member to our family! We ummed and ahhed for a while about having a third baby, but now we couldn’t be happier. Brooks…

Is your dog stressed or anxious since having a baby? The impact Baby #3 has had on Cooper and the importance of preparing your dog for a baby…

It’s been a big few months for our Dog, Cooper. In short, our third baby has been a big adjustment for him. We try so hard to prepare our dogs for our first babies, but this has really taught me how important it is to prepare them each time. Our…