Can dogs eat citrus fruits?

can dogs eat citrus fruit

To many of us, a freshly sliced orange on a hot sunny day can be a refreshing treat, and like many treats that we enjoy, our dogs will see us enjoying this fruit and will want to get in on the act. But is it safe to share any citrus fruits with your dog? There … Read more

Can dogs eat eggs?

can dogs eat eggs

In the southern states of the US, there’s a name for someone who has a habit they can’t break; an egg-sucking dog. This comes from farmers who would often find their dogs returning to their hen-houses time and again to eat eggs, leaving the broken shell behind as if they’d sucked out the insides. So … Read more

Can dogs eat sweetcorn?

On those long, summer evenings and lazy weekends, you might fire up the barbecue and along with all the meat, you may well cook up some corn on the cob as well. While your dog’s eyes, nose and drooling mouth will be drawn to the sausages and burgers, the question today is whether or not … Read more

Why is protein important in my dog’s diet?

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Whenever you shop for dog food, you’ll often hear or read that the food is full of protein. At tails.com, it’s no different, and our food is packed full of healthy proteins that have been balanced using our tailor-made dry food recipes so that your dog will get exactly the right amount. But what role … Read more

Can dogs eat pasta?

can my dog eat pasta

To many, the idea of feeding pasta to a dog might seem a little strange, but we’re not talking about taking your dog out for a Carbonara (though most dogs would thoroughly enjoy this regardless of whether or not it’s good for them). So today, we’re going to talk you through whether you should give … Read more

Do dogs need fibre in their diet?

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The ideal food for your dog is a varied, balanced diet – from proteins packed with energy, to vitamins that support eyes, coat, and so much more. One of the most important signs for a healthy dog is a healthy poo – and fibre is key. So how do you know how much fibre your … Read more

What is meat meal and why do we use it?

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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

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