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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……

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…
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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…
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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…

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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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…