How To Choose A Responsible Breeder

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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

Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify Insta takeover with Head Vet Sean

Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify

At tails.com we’re proud to say that we have a number of veterinary professionals working for us to make sure we’re doing the best we can for dog health and nutrition. Our Head Vet, Sean McCormack, gained his Veterinary Medicine degree (MVB) at University College Dublin after studying a BSc (Hons) in Animal Science and … Read more

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Top Tips for Overcoming Stress in Veterinary Practice

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. And there’s never been more discussion about the stresses of veterinary work, and veterinary mental health within the profession. With many departing the profession entirely, diversifying into other areas or worst of all suffering chronic anxiety, depression and at times resorting to suicide, it’s crucial we try to tackle stress … Read more

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Alabama Rot: What you need to know

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What is Alabama Rot? Alabama Rot in dogs is a disease that’s appeared in the UK, also known as Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV). Why is it called that? It was first described in Greyhounds in Alabama, USA in the 1980s, which is where the term Alabama Rot was coined. The disease we are … Read more

Why vaccinate your dog?

Dog vaccinations are really important to protect your pup against various diseases, some of which can be fatal. Others cause serious illness and require expensive treatment. Vaccinations have all but eliminated certain dog diseases like distemper. They also provide ‘herd immunity’ against those that remain a threat. This means having a vaccinated dog population prevents … Read more

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