What foods are harmful to dogs?

foods poisonous to dogs

We’ve got so many dogs running around the office everyday that we’ve really got to be careful about what food we leave lying around. We put this poster up in the office kitchen to help us remember.

Does my dog have a food allergy?

does my dog have a food allergy

They’re itching, they’re nibbling, their skin is looking a bit raw…their gas can clear a room. Ouch! If this sounds like your dog, let’s get sleuthing, because the answer could lie in their food bowl. Like humans, dogs can be allergic or intolerant to particular foods. Only 10% of all allergies in dogs are food-related … Read more

How do I know if my dog has diabetes?

Whilst diabetes is not as common in dogs as it is in humans, it’s estimated that around 1 in 200 dogs will develop diabetes as they get older. Diabetes does need to be confirmed by a vet, who will do definitive blood and urine tests to diagnose it but in most cases there are some … Read more

Myth Buster: Give the dog a bone?

At tails.com we often get asked whether it is safe or beneficial to feed bones to dogs. These are two separate questions. The simple answer to whether feeding bones is safe is no, as there can be many complications and dangers when feeding both raw and cooked bones:       Raw bones can spoil and carry harmful … Read more

Coping with arthritis

Finding out your best friend has arthritis and is getting older and slower can be upsetting, but our friends at Bach Canine Rehab have kindly written some suggestions to help support your dog, and ensure they are kept as happy and comfortable as possible. Speak to your vet regarding suitable pain relief and any supplements … Read more