Has your dog got a festive name?

Zeus with Tyler and Ryan on Christmas morning

Dashing through the snow, Frosty the Snowman…the Holly and the Ivy, Buddy the Elf? Is it starting to sound a bit Christmassy out there? Yes, yes it is. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, so as we’re all putting our dog-friendly Christmas trees up, wearing our very festive Christmas jumpers it got us wondering….how many … Read more

Tails.com guest blog: StreetVet

We’ve been working with charity StreetVet for years and this year more than most, we wanted to give them a voice on our blog to tell you about the amazing work they do. This is co-founder Jade Statt telling us about the impact of 2020 on StreetVet in her own words.  “With COVID-19 taking hold … Read more

Give your dog the perfect Christmas

dogs and children

No matter what Christmas looks like this year, your dog can be the star of the whole sparkling show. They’re there for it all – from the crisp morning walks to the post-dinner cuddles, so this festive season let’s give your dog the best Christmas ever. Grab a hot chocolate or your beverage of choice … Read more

Does my dog need a coat or a jumper?

Blue the Lurcher in a jumper

When temperatures drop, our minds go straight to winter coats and scarves. So when it gets cold outside, should we be asking, ‘does my dog need a coat or jacket, too?’ It all depends on the breed. When you’ve got a Siberian Husky, the clue is in the name. They join dogs like Malamutes and … Read more

T’s & C’s: win a year’s supply of tails.com poo bags

How it works START DATE: Monday 8th March 2021. END DATE: 11.59pm, Sunday 14th March 2021. WINNER CHOSEN: By Wednesday 17th March 2021. PRIZE: There will be 1 winner. The winner will receive a year’s supply (12 packs) of tails.com poo bags. How to enter On Facebook comment on the specified tails.com post telling us … Read more

A festive treat: duck crumb cookie recipe

There’s nothing like the smell of freshly baked cookies – and though these cookies might not smell like chocolate chip (they’re made with bacon and duck), they’ll get tails wagging in the run-up to Christmas. This super simple recipe uses oats (a great source of fibre), and peanut butter which is full of healthy fats. … Read more

Bubble & Squeak recipe

Bubble & Squeak recipe

This Christmas season, if you have any leftovers from the Big Day (and what a day we’re all hoping it will be), why not treat your dog to their own perfectly dog-friendly version of this festive fave: Bubble & Squeak. It works whenever you’ve got leftovers from a roast, just make sure there isn’t anything … Read more

How to make your dog their own advent calendar

Dog advent calendar DIY

What you’ll need to make: Sturdy (dry) branch or bit of Christmas foliage 25 different sized brown envelopes Strong string Nail to hang it on the wall 25 different sized gift tags Pen or number stamp Christmas lights (optional) What you’ll need to fill the calendar: 25 different treats or gifts. They don’t need to … Read more

Teaching your puppy recall

Training puppy recall

It’s the most important command you’ll teach your puppy, so it’s really important to get it right. Strong recall will keep your dog safe when you’re out and about – whether you’re calling them away from another dog, avoiding danger, or telling them it’s the end of playtime. Diane from Superhounds recommends practising recall at … Read more