How To Choose A Responsible Breeder

Billy Staffie puppy

You’ve set your heart on a new puppy. It’s a very exciting time! But before you take the leap, let’s talk a bit about whether your puppy is right for you – and how to choose a responsible breeder. Puppies are brilliant, gorgeous and need a lot of attention. They grow pretty fast and demand … 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

Top 5 Dog Dangers (Spring Edition)

Spring is officially here. So here’s to more daylight and even more adventures with your dog. Whether you’re out in the fields or bouncing around the garden, there are a few things to look out for to help keep your dog safe in spring. Here’s our top tips… Look out for livestock Dog walks might … Read more

Dogs & Bad Breath: Why It Happens & How To Fix It

A kiss before work, a cuddle before bed – dogs being affectionate is the best. But those face licks are less cute when there’s smelly dog breath involved. There’s a whole host of reasons your dog might have bad breath, but most are an easy fix and – especially when it comes to cleaner teeth … Read more

Money saving tips for dog owners

New TV ad campaign

Keeping your dog happy and healthy doesn’t have to cost the earth, but owning a dog can add up. Food, toys, vet bills, and insurance all cost money – so we’ve teamed up with Savoo (read about them at the link) to bring you our top money saving tips for dog owners.  Savoo brings you … Read more

10 Tips To Get Your Puppy Ready For The World

Olive as a puppy

Your brand-new bundle of fur and joy is home – now what? Being a new puppy owner is certainly busy and full of ups and downs. Whether you’re a first timer or an old hand, this puppy raising business means you’ll have your hands full for a while.  From socialisation to food, getting them to … Read more