Dogs & Bad Breath: Why It Happens & How To Fix It

A kiss before work, a cuddle before bed – dogs being affectionate is the best. But those face licks are less cute when there’s smelly dog breath involved. There’s a whole host of reasons your dog might have bad breath, but most are an easy fix and – especially when it comes to cleaner teeth … Read more

What is meat meal and why do we use it?

Zeus Alaskan Malamute

Loveleen is in the Food Team at tails.com and she’s our guest blogger this week to dish up everything you need to know on meat meal, why we use it in your dog’s kibble recipe, its nutritional goodness, and much, much more! Protein power “Meat meals (also called dehydrated meat) are often used in kibble … Read more

Blend evolution – what is it and what does it mean?

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Your dog’s 1-in-a-million recipe is with them for life. That’s what. From puppies just weeks into the big wide world to sofa-loving seniors who’ve spent years running through leaves and chasing their tails, having a unique recipe made just for your dog means it cleverly adjusts with them as they age. A tweak here, a … Read more

How can I treat my dog’s food allergy?

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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

10 unlikely superfoods for dogs

When it comes to us humans we love a list of superfoods. We pop chia seeds in breakfast smoothies, crunch on cruciferous veg as part of our 5-a-day – and tell ourselves that a piece or two of dark chocolate is, in fact, a healthy necessity. But what’s a superfood for our dogs? Are they … Read more

Dog food myth busters – is salt bad for dogs?

Salt, or sodium chloride, is a core ingredient in nutrition: essentially it keeps cells working properly (electrolyte balance). It’s a natural preservative and has been for thousands of years – thanks to being very good at drying food out and preventing spoilage. Salt is also super tasty, as any one who loves a crisp knows, … Read more

Dog treats, chews and biscuits

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Every dog deserves a treat now and then. Training treats are ideal for strengthening your bond and teaching good behaviours, and chews are boredom-busters and a great way to support dental health. We know nothing sends your dog’s tail wagging quite like the anticipation of a delicious treat. Here are some of our favourites: Good … Read more

Dog food for dogs with pancreatitis

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When our dogs become unwell, it can be worrying for us pooch parents. Especially when it’s a serious condition like pancreatitis. This disease can be extremely painful and even life threatening. And whether it’s a mild flare up or severe, it’s not something you can just treat at home. It’s always important to see a … Read more