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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 Serena111 •9d ago • Report
Poultry naive!
Please help us Dr Harry. My family have just moved onto a 5 acre property with an empty chook pen...until today. We rescued 3 chooks dumped by the side of the road a few kilometres from our house, and I have NO idea where to begin with their care, aside from seed and water. Are they hens or roosters? What breed are they? How do I get the flea like bugs off their heads? Why have they lost feathers on their back? Can they eat any vege scraps? How do I protect them from predators? What is the safest way to clean the pen? The list goes on....
Aside from Google, you're my only hope;)
Thanking you in advance. The Utgard's x
Posted by Bronwyn490 •10d ago • Report
HELP! My 8 year old Husky has started yelping andscratching at the gates to the point she is bleeding and timber is coming off the fence. If she comes inside she will not go out unless I get her lead to take her out and she howls at me. She has never done this and I'm not sure why it has started but she is worrying me. She has anxiety for unknown reasons. Ruby is doing this whether I'm home or not.
Any help or feedback would be appreciated.
Thank you ??
Posted by Kelli129 •18d ago • Report
Our Border Collie Phoebe, continually licks the air when she comes inside. She can't relax when she's inside.
Posted by Leanne1473 •23d ago • Report
HELP Dr Harry,

My dad has just lost his wife due to a work place accident, he has had to sell his house and leave everything he knows. He now lives in an over 50's lifestyle park with his King Charles Cavalier cross , the issue is that he will not stop barking and the neighbours have put in written complaints. My dad will not cope if he looses the only thing left that he loves. PLEASE HELP HIM KEEP HIS PET.
Posted by Valmai8 •24d ago • Report
Hi Dr.Harry I have a 9 month old male long haired chihuahua he is a great like guy but he is a licker he wants to lick the back of your knees, armpits neck ears and lick and chew our toes. We are very clean even when we have showered he wants to do it we try and stop him all the time. Help he is a crazy licker,but why? Can you help
Thanks Valmai
Posted by Tisha8 •30d ago • Report
Hi dr harry I really need some advise, I have a 18 week old cocker spaniel puppy, when I leave the house for work and shopping etc, he crys all day long. I've tried giving him treats before I leave and new toys and a shirt of mine. He has a crate that he sleeps in at night but doesn't like it when no one is home. I've even made the area bigger and put a pen around it and still no luck. Would really like some advise. Please
Posted by Michael1953 •30d ago • Report
Hi Dr Harry. I have recently rescued a 5 year old red heeler who goes walk about every time I go to work. Fortunately to date Ive had good neighbours who have let me know and taken him home. I think Ive boarded up every possible escape route and have high fences - don't know exactly why he does it and would appreciate any tips you might have. Thanks in advance Michael
Posted by Amy1892 •6w ago • Report
HELP! I have recently moved back to Melbourne from Dubai and have brought back my 2 beautiful babies! Nola is an Aussie dog and is fine but lil Bella was is from Dubai and is having some serious issues with going to the toilet outside! We have recently had a new decking put in and for bizarre reason that is the only place she wants to pee/poo (and inside the house of course) I have tried everything Dr Harry...please help us help her! :(
Posted by Julie2842 •6w ago • Report
Dear Dr. Harry,
I have a problem with my beautiful ragdoll cat (Ari) who I adopted from the RSPCA. Unfortunately earlier this year she was hit by a car receiving severe facial and a possible head injury which resulted in her becoming totally blind. For many weeks after the accident she did not move about much and I had to feed her through a tube inserted into her neck. During that time her eyes were sown shut with buttons.
Now that she has recovered, she is able to get about my house without trouble. However, more recently she has shown a tendency to walk in circles and meow quite frequently. I do not understand why she is behaving this way and it distresses me to see her doing this. I would be very grateful if you can provide me with some advice on what I can do.
Yours Sincerely
Julie
Posted by David2157 •7w ago • Report
Dr Harry, I desperately need help with my Red Collared Lorikeet "MAX". he has a Jekyl and Hyde character. If i have bare hands he attacks with vengence. If I wear my Bee Gloves he is OK. I like him flying about now and again, but the attacks are savage. Trie all sorts of ways to stop him even let him chew me with out a reaction to him, painful and he does not stop. HELP