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

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

The new normal: dogs and face masks

getting your dog used to a face mask

Dogs rely on facial expressions and body language to understand and communicate with us, so the new normal of having to wear face masks everywhere can be tricky for them. Your dog might be nervous when you’re out and about – and here’s why. With most of our faces now covered up your eyes are … Read more

Dog-friendly plants: your green-fingered tails.com guide

Tails x Patch Plants

Did you know… lots of your favourite plants might not be dog-friendly – some plants have toxins that can cause an upset stomach, diarrhoea or vomiting. So it’s really important to double check your plant is suitable before bringing it home. Luckily, there’s still plenty of beautiful greenery to choose from. To make life easier, … Read more

Revealed: Best Dog Breeds to Help With Post-Lockdown Anxiety

10 Dog Breeds to Help With Post-Lockdown Anxiety

Back in April we shared our Dog Difference Study  with you; the largest ever study into the impact that our pets have on our lives. The report explored how dogs in particular have become attuned to our emotions and have been helping us cope with the stresses and strains of lockdown living.   You already know … Read more

How to teach your dog to stay at home alone

How to teach your dog to stay at home alone

If there’s one thing our dogs love most, it’s being by our side. When we need to leave, sometimes it’s not easy for both us and our canine friends. We’ve all felt the guilt after closing the door on those sad puppy dog eyes. We often find ourselves wondering what they get up to all … Read more

What to do when your dog is stung by a wasp or bee

dog stung by wasp or bee

Dogs find fun in the simple things – like chasing and snapping at flying critters. However, playing with wasps or bees could quickly end with a painful sting if they’re not careful. While in most cases the pain and irritation are minor and short-lived, some stings may require veterinary attention. Here’s what to look out … Read more

How to help a constipated dog

Constipation in dogs

As doting dog parents, we usually pick up on changes in our pooch’s toileting habits. Because let’s face it, when we’re the personal pooper scooper, it’s difficult not to! For many dogs it happens like clockwork, and it can be worrying when they don’t leave you their usual present.  But if your dog hasn’t pooped … Read more

How to help a dog gain weight

Managing your dog's weight

We’ve talked about overweight dogs, now let’s talk about what to do if your dog is overweight. Your dog might be underweight for a number of reasons, and it can be a struggle to get the weight back on. To help figure it out, we’ve pulled together some of the more common reasons your dog … Read more

How to help your dog cope in life after lockdown

Corgi at home

While we’ve been stuck indoors, our dogs have got used to spending a few solid weeks with their favourite people. Lucky pups, and lucky humans! Although we’d love to live life with our pooches by our side, at some point the world has to go back to normal. Which means for many dogs, things at … Read more