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There are some some fantastic businesses in our local area and Poochie Mama would like to share a few recommendations with you.

Secret Dog Business

Black Rock, Beaumaris & Cheltenham


Alan has been a professional dog trainer for 15 years and is a member of the Australian Assoc. of Professional Dog Trainers. As such her can undertake council dog assessments, as well as accredit people to do pet therapy. Alan prides himself on using sensible practical non harsh techniques for all his user friendly training techniques.


  • In-home dog training

  • Puppy Training School

  • Dog Therapy Training

  • Dog Behaviour Classes

Alan Sheppard

Dog Behaviour Therapist

Providing puppy and dog classes in Black Rock Beaumaris and Cheltenham, Alan helps people with dog behavioural problems from simple lead pulling through to aggression and anxiety issues.


Mind My Lead

Doggy Daycare

1/22 Advantage Road, Highett VIC

T: (03) 9553 4103

Bright, very clean and homely with a main area containing 3 large, separate dog enclosures with comfy pillows, hammock beds and tents! Plenty to keep our pups amused.

Dogs love company and we always strive to make everyone feel welcome… even the humans.


CNR Cafe


467 Beach Road, Beaumaris

Home to great coffee, THE CNR is the place to relax and enjoy your favourite beverage and delicious bites as you take in the beautiful seaside location of Beaumaris.

Kira: Canine Code

Servicing Bayside Melbourne

M: 0400 354 092

Canine Behaviour Expert, Kira Ryle, specialises in urban pet dogs. Her pioneering training method, the Canine Code, reflects the shared ethological pattern of human and canine relationships. Providing presentations, private consultations, workshops and rehabilitation programs, Kira turns around even the most hopeless and unhappy stories. Kira believes that every dog deserves a chance and that their best chance is a well trained owner.

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