Leaving your dog in the car

dog car travel

When the weather gets warmer, lots of us pack up the car and head out and about. But can you leave your dog in the car? The answer is always ‘no’. Head Vet Sean explains why. Can I leave my dog in the car? When the temperature outside is above 20 degrees, it’s dangerous to … Read more

Running with your dog

Baloo Beagle

Whether you’re a fitness fanatic or just looking for a new challenge, why not try running with your dog? It can be a fun way to get some exercise in – and bond with your best friend. Before we go any further, it’s important to think about whether your dog is suitable for running. Border … Read more

How to find a dog behaviourist


We spoke to tails.com behaviourist, Carolyn Menteith, to find out what makes a good dog behaviourist – and how to find the right behaviourist for you and your dog. “We all have dreams of owning the perfect dog. Our canine best friend who hangs on our every word and is the envy of all we … Read more

How to fix separation anxiety in lockdown puppies

Elmo Cavapoo

Introducing our brand-new tails.com behaviourist – Carolyn Menteith, whose years of experience mean she knows her stuff when it comes to all-things dog. She’s sharing her top tips for dealing with separation anxiety, especially in lockdown puppies. “Up and down the country, and thanks to the pandemic, the face of dog ownership has changed. People … Read more

Green cuisine: booster bones recipe

pea and broccoli bones

It’s nearly summer, so with that in mind, we’re bringing you this brilliant veg-packed recipe – perfect for a hot summer’s day! We’ve made it super-simple with just broccoli, peas, and some low-sodium stock, meaning this is a nutrient-rich (and low-calorie) treat for your dog. We recommend serving it as a tasty afternoon snack, or … Read more

Community Fund – the latest recipients

Head Vet Sean and Bear celebrate the tails.com Community Fund

In August 2020, we pledged to donate £25,000 to charities over the year ahead. We saw the impact Covid-19 was having on our local communities and charities, and decided to do something about it. And so the tails.com Community Fund was  established with one goal in mind: to improve the lives of dogs and the … Read more

Cracking carrot cake recipe

carrot cake

Deliciously crunchy, packed with nutrients, and dog-friendly – we’re talking about everyone’s favourite orange vegetable, the humble carrot. Carrots are the perfect springtime treat for your dog because they’re low calorie and full of fibre. Top tip: if your dog is teething, pop one in the fridge or freezer for an hour to help soothe … Read more

Get your dog pub ready

Dog friendly restaurant: Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea

It’s been a while – but this week the shackles are starting to fall off, the shutters are up, and the pub gardens are open. And if you’re planning a trip to your local, you might also be taking your dog along with you. Neither of you have been in this kind of social (potentially … Read more

Five of the best dog-friendly pubs

Minnie at the pub

What makes a great dog-friendly pub? For us it’s all about the details: treats on the bar, fresh water bowls, maybe a garden with plenty of shade. For our dogs, it’s mostly a case of sniffing other dogs and getting a good belly rub from any passers-by. Whatever you’re looking for, finding a good pub … Read more