Lead by example to show your child how to interact appropriately with dogs
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Lead by example to show your child how to interact appropriately with dogs

Leading by example is a fantastic way to teach your children how to interact appropriately with dogs. “My child loves dogs so much but I find it hard to control them when we are around dogs. What can I do?” I get this question often from…

The Positive Impact Dogs have on our Children and Some Incredible Stories to Prove It!

Dogs make people happy! This is one of the reasons why I love dogs SO much. There is nothing better than seeing the positive impact they can have on all people; the sick, the elderly and especially on children. It warms my heart every day watching…

MEL’S Q&A WITH MELISSA: Tips for Preparing dog for new baby

That's right, today is the 1st of the month, so it's time to answer YOUR questions! Today, Melissa is our lucky soon-to-be mum whose Golden Retriever, Leo, needs a bit more preparation before her first baby is born. I am here to answer her…
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Secrets Out... Cooper and Kids Online Shop is Open for Business!

The reason I started up my blog was to give you guys lots of free and real content on all things dogs, kids and mum-life. And of course to help educate all parents and dog owners about managing safe interactions between dogs and children. The…
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Teach your Dog how to Behave around Children using Five Essential Commands

As parents, it is so important that we teach our kids how to interact safely with dogs, but as dog owners, it is also just as important to teach your dog how to behave around children. I’m not going to lie to you all today and say I have a…

MEL’S Q&A WITH RACHAEL: What can I do if my dog hates my toddler?

On the 1st of every month, I have decided to answer YOUR questions! Today, it’s Rachael’s turn to have her question answered. Have you ever asked yourself, what can I do if my dog hates my toddler? Rachael’s daughter has just started running…

Teaching your child how to interact with dogs and some important signs to look out for

I can’t stress how important it is from an early age to teach your child to interact with dogs correctly and the importance of learning to read a dogs warning signs! As a mum and dog trainer, I often see people unknowingly doing silly things…
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MEL'S Q&A WITH SARAH: Our dog hates the car, how do we fix this before our baby arrives…

On the 1st of every month, I have decided to answer YOUR questions! Today, Sarah is our lucky soon to be mum, who get's her question answered. Her dog needs some help remaining calm in the car. Sarah is nervous about what will happen when…
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It’s Giveaway Time!

This Giveaway is now CLOSED.   Congratulations to our three lucky winners!   @my_bella_madison you are the winner of our Mum Pack. A Tonic heat pack and a sample pack of Slim Secrets goodies are coming your way.   @hamish_the_wee_hound…
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Is it ok to take your kids to the dog park?

Do you take your kids to the dog park? I feel like taking kids to the dog park is a big topic for debate and one that I am very passionate about. So, let me start out by saying, I take my kids to the dog park and I have since they were new-borns,…