Why does my dog lick me?

why does my dog lick me

While not everyone is a fan of that great slobbery tongue greeting us when we return to the house, dog owners are not only used to it, but most know it for what it truly is – a sign of affection. A dog licking you is part of their love language and in this short … Read more

Why does my dog bark at the postman?

why does my dog bark at the postman

It’s a function dogs perform that can be almost as good as an alarm clock really. Each morning, at a time determined by his route, the postman will visit, and in many doggy homes, this is followed almost immediately by a loud and frenzied session of barking. It may be a cliche, but many dogs … Read more

Can dogs eat citrus fruits?

can dogs eat citrus fruit

To many of us, a freshly sliced orange on a hot sunny day can be a refreshing treat, and like many treats that we enjoy, our dogs will see us enjoying this fruit and will want to get in on the act. But is it safe to share any citrus fruits with your dog? There … Read more

Antisocial dog behaviour: what to do and how to prevent it

antisocial dog behaviour advice

In the past 2 years, almost half of the UK’s dogs have been threatened by another dog in a public space*, according to a recent survey we conducted. With 2.1 million people adding a dog to their family during lockdown**, public spaces are busier than ever and a third of people surveyed thought that the … Read more

Dog 101 for parents and children

dogs and children

The numbers of dogs in the UK have soared since lockdown, and now it is estimated that there are 12.5 million dogs in the country, with a third of all households owning at least one.  This means that all children will come into contact with dogs at some time – whether at home, when visiting … Read more

Can dogs eat eggs?

can dogs eat eggs

In the southern states of the US, there’s a name for someone who has a habit they can’t break; an egg-sucking dog. This comes from farmers who would often find their dogs returning to their hen-houses time and again to eat eggs, leaving the broken shell behind as if they’d sucked out the insides. So … Read more

Another donation from the Community Fund!

All Creatures Great and Small

Last year, we pledged to donate £25,000 to charities across the UK after seeing the impact Covid-19 was having on local communities. We wanted to do something about it, and since then we’ve given out grants to some incredible charities – including Refuge4Pets, Assistance Dogs Northern Ireland, and now All Creatures Great and Small is … Read more

Dog-friendly doughnut recipe

dog-friendly doughnut recipe

Whether they’re glazed, jam-filled, or piping hot at the funfair, we all love doughnuts. These deep-fried treats are best left to the humans – all that saturated fat and sugar (as delicious as it might be) means doughnuts don’t make a very dog-friendly snack. The good news is: we don’t want our dogs to miss … Read more

Can dogs eat sweetcorn?

On those long, summer evenings and lazy weekends, you might fire up the barbecue and along with all the meat, you may well cook up some corn on the cob as well. While your dog’s eyes, nose and drooling mouth will be drawn to the sausages and burgers, the question today is whether or not … Read more

Why is protein important in my dog’s diet?

does my dog need protein

Whenever you shop for dog food, you’ll often hear or read that the food is full of protein. At tails.com, it’s no different, and our food is packed full of healthy proteins that have been balanced using our tailor-made dry food recipes so that your dog will get exactly the right amount. But what role … Read more