Running with your dog

Baloo Beagle

Whether you’re a fitness fanatic or just looking for a new challenge, why not try running with your dog? It can be a fun way to get some exercise in – and bond with your best friend. Before we go any further, it’s important to think about whether your dog is suitable for running. Border … Read more

How to find a dog behaviourist

Bear

We spoke to tails.com behaviourist, Carolyn Menteith, to find out what makes a good dog behaviourist – and how to find the right behaviourist for you and your dog. “We all have dreams of owning the perfect dog. Our canine best friend who hangs on our every word and is the envy of all we … Read more

How to fix separation anxiety in lockdown puppies

Elmo Cavapoo

Introducing our brand-new tails.com behaviourist – Carolyn Menteith, whose years of experience mean she knows her stuff when it comes to all-things dog. She’s sharing her top tips for dealing with separation anxiety, especially in lockdown puppies. “Up and down the country, and thanks to the pandemic, the face of dog ownership has changed. People … 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

Money saving tips for dog owners

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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

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

Dog theft – what you should do if your dog gets stolen

Bear

A sad fact of lockdown is that more and more dogs are being stolen, and that’s heartbreaking. We’re seeing too many Facebook notices and shoutouts, so we talked to our team of dog owners, behaviourists and of course, Head Vet Sean, to give you the latest lowdown on dog theft – what you can have … Read more

How can I treat my dog’s food allergy?

Westie in the grass

Now you’ve got proof it’s a food problem, how do you treat your dog’s tummy or skin troubles to get them back to peak condition? (And happiness, it’s miserable having an upset stomach or an itch that can’t be scratched). The good news is, once you know what’s causing your dog’s reaction, you can remove … Read more

It’s all gravy: top tips for fussy dogs

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It’s the dinner time standoff – we’ve all been there. Your dog staring at you as if to say, “what the hell is this?”. And as the minutes go by, your patience wears thin. Why won’t they eat?! Whether your dog is a notoriously picky eater, or whether they’re just a bit bored – we’ve … Read more

Healthy treats for your dog this Christmas

Children share a treat with Marnie on Christmas Day

Regardless of 2020’s best efforts to ruin Christmas this year, chances are we’ll still want to make it a lovely day for our dogs.  When it comes to treats, it feels good giving our dogs something delicious to munch on, especially if we’ve made a big fuss about dinner ourselves. To help you stay off … Read more