The expectation vs reality of different dog breeds

Fox red Labrador sitting in a forest on a mud track, with flowers blooming behind

Finding your perfect match, human or canine, can be tricky. Often our expectation vs reality of of different dog breeds can be quite far apart too! And as relationships evolve over time, so do behaviours, in both our dogs and partners. We often can’t help but think back over our history together, however long or … Read more

Everything you need to know about dog tear stains

Cream Cavapoo standing on pavement with blue lead attached to collar, looking up into the camera

If you’ve ever noticed reddish brown streaks or stains under your dog’s eyes, you might be worrying about tear stains. Well don’t worry, because in this blog post, we’ll share everything you need to know about dog tear stains – what they are, what causes them, and most importantly, how you can help your pup … Read more

Dogs in season: what to expect and how to help

Black Cesky Terrier sitting on grass in a garden looking up at camera, wearing pink and blue collar

As a vet I often get worried pet owners asking about their dog in heat, also known as being in season, usually when it first happens in a young female dog. Whether you’re a first-time dog owner or a seasoned pro, dealing with your dog’s first season can be an interesting and sometimes overwhelming experience! … Read more

2023 wrapped – tails.com charity giving update

StreetVet charity co-founders Jade and Sam wearing black StreetVet hoodies, kneeling down while stroking Bailey the brown and white Staffordshire terrier and StreetVet graduate. StreetVet and tails.com Community Fund logos on right side

2023 may be over, but we aren’t done with it quite yet! We’ve been busy with our calculators to share the positive impact that you, the Pack, helped us achieve last year. So make yourself a cuppa, sit back and enjoy this tails.com charity update. Let the good news roll! The Community Fund continues We … Read more

Why is walking your dog important?

Alaskan Malamute standing in a park on a lead and harness

One of the things everyone knows when they get a dog is they’re going to have to get out for a walk at least once a day. But why is walking your dog so important? They need the physical exercise to keep them healthy, but they also need a change of scenery and a break … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions for you and your dog

Two recue mixecd breed dogs sleeping inside on the floor side by side

While you might be wondering how another year has come and gone already, January is already underway. It’s always one of those months where we emerge from holiday celebrations full of resolutions and good intentions for the New Year. Usually around gyms and eating more healthily – most of which fall be the wayside long … Read more

10 best autumn dog walks in the UK

Small white dog standing on a hill while out on a dog walk in autumn looking away from the camera, with the sun settting behind

Confession – this might just be our favourite season for dog walking. The cooler weather and colourful foliage make autumn perfect for a longer adventure with your dog. Although the days are getting shorter, there’s still plenty of light to take in some breathtaking views and make the most of the season. So… Where are … Read more