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…

Do I really need to walk my dog?

I get it, its winter. It’s bloody cold and wet and you’re probably thinking to yourself, do I really need to walk my dog? Well, in my opinion, the simple answer is, YES but there are times where it’s totally fine to skip a day if you have…

Healthy Snacks for Dogs… Here are a few of Cooper’s Favourites

I often get asked what I feed Cooper. This is a big topic for discussion and like everything these days, there are so many differing views and opinions. Dry food versus wet food versus raw food versus human food, the list goes on. Today I’m…
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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…
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How to Train your Dog to “Come” when Called

Recall is one of the most important commands you can teach your dog. From day one of bringing your new dog home, it is SO important that you know How to Train your Dog to “Come” when Called. More and more I have concerned parents and…
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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,…

How to Stop your Dog Jumping Up.

Animal Behaviourist, Dr Kate Mornement explains why dogs jump and gives us the answers to stop this behaviour.   More and more I keep getting asked about dogs jumping and specifically why is it happening and how can it be stopped… Pregnant…