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About the Show

Better Homes and Gardens offers viewers a practical and easy guide to creating great food, a beautiful garden and a warm and friendly home. Join presenter Johanna Griggs and established team of experts – Graham Ross (Horticulturalist), Dr Harry Cooper (Vet), Rob Palmer (DIY), Ed Halmagyi (Fast Food presenter), Jason Hodges (landscaper), Karen Martini (food presenter) and Tara Dennis (interior expert) – and see the homes and gardens come alive. Each episode is packed full of inspirational ideas and achievable decorating, DIY, craft, food and gardening projects. It’s all about better living.

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Posted by Julia583 •2h ago • Report
My mother died recently and I have inherited her darling little dog - Mum live with us for the last 2.5 years with darling Tessa but Tessa would never leave Mum's side.. I have never had a dog but I adore her and all animals. I have always had cats. I dont know how to talk dog. My 20 and 21 year old cats also died very close to Mum's death. Now I have only one fluffy thing in my life and I dont understand her - Im trying . I think she is happy but she licks and licks everything. I have taken her to the vet 3 times in the last 3 weeks because Im worried about her but I think its because I cant figure her out. This is nuts. I adore her so much and she is my last link to my Mum and I am so worried all the time. My partner has brain cancer as well and he loves her and while that is not the issue I dont think I could handle another death in the family after the cats (one day after Mum's funeral), and Mum. I am just so scared she will die on me because I dont understand her. She is a rescue dog that Mum and I collected. She would not leave my mother's side (Mum lived with us) - she literally would not leave her side. Is she mourning. How can I make her happy. Im so confused and this is crazy me running to the vet all the time because I am so scared she will go too. HELP.
Posted by L.4 •3d ago • Report
Love your show but when I saw lots of shoes going into the skip ... Then a rug, someone may be desperate for ... Wondered why you don't have a "donation" skip/bin?
Someone would have loved to pay a couple of dollars for kids shoes or $10 for the rug ... Charity wins ... Person in need wins ... Person cleaning out wins ... BHG gets a medal for doing the right thing.
Posted by Lawrence51 •4d ago • Report
I love the Recipes but think they would be better if you included the cost especially the meat. It would be nice to know if I can afford to make the recipe.
Posted by Max122 •8d ago • Report
I brought a 17 month old golden retriever less than 2 weeks ago and during those two weeks she has attacked not only my brother and dad, but yesterday afternoon she also attacked my 9 year old nephew for walking through the back gate even though she was with me (her owner). Im not sure on how to stop her from attacking males as this is the third time, im scared she is seriously going to hurt someone one day. I love her to absolute bits and i dont want to get rid of her, but im left with no options anymore.
Posted by H21 •16d ago • Report
Dr Harry,
We have two miniature daschunds, a boy and a girl who we have only recently found out are incessantly barking anytime we are not home, however, quiet and rarely bark whilst we are here. We have provided them with as many toys as possible and given them a number of bedding options. They have a large grassed area to run around on, trees and plants to hide around and a pergola covered area to seek shade and protection when needed. To combat the barking, we have tried the vibration collars, citronella collars to no effect and are at the end of our options. We think perhaps the problem may be a separation anxiety or similar, although we are certainly not experts and are in desperate need of some assistance. Is there something you might recommend? Any suggestions would be most appreciated.

Thankyou in advance.
Posted by Therese193 •18d ago • Report
Dr Harry,
I have a 2 year old poodle cross who about a month ago suddenly just became aggressive towards all dogs even her own sister :( . A few weeks before she had a major fight with my almost 13 year old Pomeranian cross Maltese this has happened twice before but they normal just return to normal behaviour. The fight consist of my 2 year old and her sister who my parents own. The behaviour was original protective but now its something more. Growing up she has always been fearful toward men unless she spend extended periods of time with them and large dogs after a traumatic experience as a pup before we got her. But all of a sudden she has just snapped. My personal health has been bad and I am struggling with this all and have had to leave home on short term for both my health and the health of my 2 dogs. Any advice would be helpful but I don't want to give either of them up and I cant afford behavioural specialist cause I am unable to work due to health conditions.

Thanks :)
Posted by Renaye9 •24d ago • Report
Dr Harry
I have a kitten 8 weeks that was taken from her mother at 4 weeks . Doing well except for biting hands and feet and out of control behaviour at 9.30pm at night . My kitten also at time pees on our blankets can u help
Posted by Andy153 •29d ago • Report
Hi Dr Harry, I have a 15 mths old mini smooth black n tan dachshund Albie, who cries everytime one family member isn't present until they get back. They are so Co dependant I don't even know how or where to start. We live in TAS n there aren't even many around to be able to ask opinions. I love him but he drives me crazy with this. Also when friends come he won't go near them. Not even after several visits
Posted by Phoebe172 •4w ago • Report
Hi Dr Harry, I have a an 18month old staffy who eats my other dogs poo and I don't know how to stop it as she does it as soon is it happens? She also constantly pulls clothes off the line and we have tried hanging them higher but she still gets them? Please help
Thanks Phoebe
Posted by Donna1492 •5w ago • Report
Dr Harry,
I have a 2 year old Maltese Shitzu and a 1 year old Maltese chihuahua and when the 1 year old gets over excited he jumps on the 2 year old and bites him he is breaking the skin and causing small lesions he stops if I yell no but then goes straight back to biting. They also get over excited when anyone comes to the door and jump all over visitors if it is a small child can knock them over. I can not t imagine my life without either of them so please please help.