Mel Ritterman | Dog Trainer and Family Dog Educator
Cooper and Kids

Mel Ritterman, Dog Trainer and Family Dog Educator, Cooper and Kids

Mel’s business, Cooper and Kids specialises in creating safe, happy and positive relationships between babies, kids and dogs. She is a busy mum of three human babies and two beautiful golden retrievers, Cooper and Scout. She absolutely understands the chaos and the juggle that comes with running a busy house with kids and dogs together.  Mel is a Certified Family Dog Mediator, an IAABC Accredited Dog Trainer, a Family Paws® Parent Educator and a Fear Free Certified Professional. She is passionate about making dogs and their families happier and safer. She uses force-free, positive, science-based training and loves helping to educate families and other professionals on this too. Mel does private in-home consultations in Melbourne and also consults with families Australia-wide on Zoom. Mel is a member of the IAABC, PPGA and the APDT. You can find more information about Mel on her website or follow her on Instagram or FacebookTikTok and YouTube.


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Understanding dog body language in the clinic and dog-child relationship

last published: 16/Jul/24 23:45 GMT

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