Are poinsettias safe for dogs?

Are poinsettias safe for dogs?

Many of us have a lot of gift buying to do each year at Christmas, and many of us also take great pride in matching the gift with the recipient. We pick the perfect book out for the avid reader, the ideal toy for the toddler, and the most drinkable bottle of wine for the … Read more

Are Christmas trees dangerous for dogs?

are christmas trees dangerous for dogs

All throughout the UK, and across the world at this time of year, our dogs witness us humans embarking on a strange tradition. This is what goes through their minds: “My humans come home one day, with a tree (which is far more useful outside where you can pee on it) and cover it with … Read more

Can my dog wear a Christmas jumper?

Blue the Lurcher in a jumper

With all the socialising we do at Christmas (even if it is somewhat limited some years when there’s a pandemic ongoing), we like to look at our festive best. And among the many items of clothing that we choose to help us achieve this, the Christmas jumper is a must have in any wardrobe. What’s … Read more

Christmas is Coming!

baloo under the christmas tree

Carolyn Menteith is a behaviourist with over 20 years of experience working with and training dogs. There is no doubt that after the year that we have all had, and the new challenges that seem set to lie ahead, the thought of the holiday season is even more exciting than usual. Despite all the talk … Read more

Can dogs eat wrapping paper?

Family by the tree

If you ever give a pet a gift that’s been wrapped up, you’ll know that, often, the wrapping paper itself can be more popular than what was inside it. But as your dog enjoys ripping it up and biting at it, should you be concerned? Is there anything dangerous about wrapping paper when it comes … Read more

Give your dog the perfect Christmas

dog 101 for parents and children

No matter what Christmas looks like this year, your dog can be the star of the whole sparkling show. They’re there for it all – from the crisp morning walks to the post-dinner cuddles, so this festive season let’s give your dog the best Christmas ever. Grab a hot chocolate or your beverage of choice … Read more

Things that go bang in the night

How to get your dog used to fireworks

It might seem a bit early to be talking about fireworks – but it’s never too early to start getting your dog used to fireworks. Resident tails.com behaviourist, Carolyn Menteith is here to give you some top tips on desensitising your dog. Well, it’s that time of year again… Time to get ready for firework … Read more

Top 5 Dog Dangers (Spring Edition)

Spring is officially here. So here’s to more daylight and even more adventures with your dog. Whether you’re out in the fields or bouncing around the garden, there are a few things to look out for to help keep your dog safe in spring. Here’s our top tips… Look out for livestock Dog walks might … Read more

The best treats for your dog this Christmas

Children share a treat with Marnie on Christmas Day

When it comes to treats, it feels good giving our dogs something delicious to munch on, especially if we’ve made a big fuss about dinner ourselves. To help you stay off the naughty list this Christmas though, here’s our round-up of the best dog treats in town. Happy treating! We know it’s boring, but in … Read more

Has your dog got a festive name?

Zeus with Tyler and Ryan on Christmas morning

Dashing through the snow, Frosty the Snowman…the Holly and the Ivy, Buddy the Elf? Is it starting to sound a bit Christmassy out there? Yes, yes it is. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, so as we’re all putting our dog-friendly Christmas trees up, wearing our very festive Christmas jumpers it got us wondering….how many … Read more