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Five Important Skills to teach your Dog when Around Young Children

As parents, it is so important that we teach our kids how to interact safely with dogs, but as dog owners it is so important  to encourage our dogs to be calm, happy and relaxed around children. This isn't always easy as young children can…

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,…

When Mase Met Cooper. A story to help overcome your child’s fear of dogs.

I love nothing more than seeing the pure joy in my kids eyes when they play with their own dog or when they see other dogs. It breaks my heart to know that some children are fearful of dogs. So today, i want to help you overcome your child’s…

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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Reducing Toddler Tantrums

First off, I must say, that I don’t think there is a magic cure for reducing toddler tantrums! Kids will be kids and they will have tantrums, they will whinge and wine! That’s life. But I do think, there are ways of managing these tantrums…

My tips to help prepare families with dogs for life with a new baby

The wild hormones, the sleepless nights, the aching private bits, the scream of a new born baby… nothing can really prepare you for becoming a first-time parent. Bringing your baby home is daunting on its own, let alone throwing a dog in the…