A guide to getting into a fitness routine with your dog

Fitness routine with your dog

It’s much easier to stick to fitness routines with your dog by your side. Dogs motivate us to get out and about – they need their exercise everyday. With the fun energy of your furry friend, there’s no better workout buddy.  Just like the daily walk, if you up your fitness routine and make it … Read more

Best 7 dog walks in the UK

Dog Walks

From bustling London to the tranquil Scottish Highlands, Welsh bays and beaches from Northern Ireland to Northumberland, when it comes to great dog walks, here in the UK we’re spoilt for choice. Fancy a run on stretches of gorgeous sand, meandering through ancient woodlands, or exploring historic landmarks? We’ll just get our wellies on.  Here’s … Read more

5 fun activities for you and your dog

Paddle boarding with your dog

The best thing about dogs is they’re always up for being with you. They love exploring with their favourite people, and trying new things is great to tire them out physically and mentally. A bit of mental stimulation goes a long way (brilliant for breeds like Border Collies and German Shepherds). There’s no better way … Read more

What do puppies need in their food?

does my dog need wet food

Puppies grow fast – and so do their nutritional needs. Those growing brains and bones need exactly the right balance of nutritious ingredients to help them grow up into a healthy and happy adult dog.  Puppy food needs to be very different to adult dog food for that reason. It’s made to target bone development, … Read more

How to clean your puppy’s teeth

Puppy Teeth Cleaning

Puppy teeth are a lot like our own, so to keep them healthy and pearly white, your puppy’s teeth need regular brushing to stop tartar and plaque in their tracks.  Sadly, being a puppy means your little one doesn’t know a thing about brushing their own teeth, so introducing them to this new experience is … Read more

Meet Lauren, our guest blogger of the month @renovationswithrodg

Tails.com customer Rodg

This month we’re delighted to introduce you to Lauren @renovationswithrodg and her rescue dog, Rodg. Here she tells us all about how she and boyfriend Kieran found Rodg and rescued him. “Rescue is my favourite breed!” I was delighted when you asked me to share my story after a few months of Rodg trying his … Read more

Puppy teething – everything you need to know

Puppy Teething Guide

There’s a lot to think about with a new puppy. Housetraining them, socialising them, training goals and feeding needs – they’re all up there, but have you ever thought about those growing puppy teeth? During the first few months, your puppy’s baby teeth fall out and adult teeth grow in their place. Just like babies, … Read more

How to stop a dog barking

Dog Barking

Most dogs love a good bark – it’s their way of communicating with us. And for some dog owners it’s part of everyday life. Of course you love the bones of them, but sometimes those persistent woofs can drive you nuts. Not to mention the neighbours too. When barking is too much and too often, … Read more

Why is my puppy not eating?

Puppy not eating

We hear you. Sometimes they lap everything up, sometimes they’re not even interested. Puppies sometimes go off their food – there’s nothing unusual about that.  If your puppy seems fine in themselves, skipping a meal isn’t a major concern – just remember that for recently weaned puppies, it’s important they eat regularly as they’re prone … Read more

A family favourite: peanut butter and banana ice cream

Ice cream recipe

It’s a classic combination and a favourite with the tails.com dogs. The nutty peanuts together with sweet banana is a winner – we’ve recommended mashing the two together before – but this time, we’re going to take it to the next level. Banana is a great dog-friendly fruit because it’s packed with vitamins and minerals … Read more