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

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

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

dog treats

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

Dog diet

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

Can dogs eat bananas?

Picture this – you’re eating a delicious banana and Fido is staring up at you desperate for a bite. Should you, shouldn’t you… You find yourself wondering, can dogs eat bananas? Are they actually safe for my dog to eat? Well, the answer is yes, but only in moderation. If you’re serving any kind of … Read more

Can dogs eat avocado?

Avocados are a popular nutritious snack. Although they offer lots of benefits for us, what about our furry friends? It can be tempting to cut your dog a sneaky slice at the breakfast table. But before you do, there are a few important facts to bear in mind.  While dogs can technically eat avocado, it … Read more