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…

How to Deal with Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Dr Kate Mornement gives us advice on all things Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety in dogs is a common problem these days. Sometimes the symptoms are really obvious and sometimes the signs are a lot more subtle. The important thing…

Teaching my Dog to use a Ramp

You can definitely teach an older dog new tricks! We just taught Cooper how to use a ramp to get in and out of the car. So I thought I would share why and how we did it, with you guys. Does my dog need to use a ramp? We recently got a new…

Why is My Dog Misbehaving and What can I do to Fix this?

Are you constantly getting frustrated with your dog and wondering why they are misbehaving all the time? Dogs misbehave for a number of different reasons. Today I will take you through some of the key reasons and hopefully help you to identify…
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Tips for How to Manage your Dog when you have Visitors Coming Over

Do you find it hard to entertain in your home because of your dog? Now we all know that some dogs are really mellow and chilled and not too phased by visitors coming over while for other dogs a new visitor in the house can mean lots of things……

It's Cooper's Birthday - Let's Celebrate with a FREE Kangaroo Bone for your Dog!!

August is a big month for us at Cooper and Kids! Cooper is Six on August 6th! I can't believe my first baby is six!! What an incredible journey it has been. Cooper has taught me SO much! He came to us as a very independent boisterous puppy.…

It's PAWGUST! Cooper and I are raising funds for Guide Dogs, come and support us!

August is a big month for us at Cooper and Kids! Not only is August Cooper's birthday month, but we have decided to participate in an amazing initiative to help raise funds for Guide Dog's Australia... That's right, my best mate and…
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…