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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…

Why does my dog lick? Animal Behaviourist, Dr Kate Mornement, helps give us the answers!

Dogs lick for a number of reasons. There is never one simple explanation for something like this because behaviour in dogs is so complex! As a dog trainer, I get asked this question all the time and with a dog who loves to lick children,…

Why does my dog Hump? Animal Behaviourist, Dr Kate Mornement, gives us the answers!

Watching dogs hump each other and hump items around the house is a pretty funny thing to us humans. But have you ever actually thought about why they are doing this? Are they trying to dominate the other dog? Are they horny? Are they playing…
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Dr. Lisa Chimes gives us her top 5 household dangers for families with dogs AND kids to watch out for

If you have young kids and a dog, this is a must read! Dr. Lisa Chimes gives us her top five household dangers for families with dogs AND kids to watch out for.   I thought I’d mix it up for you all, and ask a friend of mine to…
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Our favourite activities when stuck at home with kids and a dog

From one extreme to another here in Melbourne, Australia the past week. Extreme heat to torrential rain! We definitely found ourselves very house bound. Here are some things we did to survive the past week…   Jumping in muddy…
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How life changes for your dog after having a baby (or 2)...

Apologies to my regulars, it’s been sometime between posts. 3.5 years to be exact! And well, a lot has gone down in those last few years... A quick summary. My gorgeous first born (fur) baby, Cooper is now 5!!! Let's just say, Cooper's…

It’s amazing how natural instincts can take over

We had a little bit of an interesting experience with our Mr Cooper when we were down the coast in Phillip Island in February and I just wanted to share it with you all. It was a very good reminder that no matter how much we domesticate, love…