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

How to make your dog their own advent calendar

Dog advent calendar DIY

What you’ll need to make: Sturdy (dry) branch or bit of Christmas foliage 25 different sized brown envelopes Strong string Nail to hang it on the wall 25 different sized gift tags Pen or number stamp Christmas lights (optional) What you’ll need to fill the calendar: 25 different treats or gifts. They don’t need to … Read more

How to have a dog-friendly Christmas tree

Family by the tree

When it comes to creating a dog-friendly Christmas, let’s talk about the big one: the tree. We love them, they smell great, they look inviting strung with twinkling lights and garlands – and even better with a pile of presents underneath.  Most dogs will really, really, really love a tree in the house. From their … Read more

Is your dog the Luckiest Dog Ever?

The Luckiest Dog Ever

We think so – and you know so. Christmas is going to be a little different this year, but we’re putting on the sparkle (fetching the terrible Christmas jumpers down from the loft) and getting our festive on. Why? Because after a year like no other (and yes, we’ve all heard that enough too) we … Read more

Our favourite Christmas gifts this season

Dog Christmas gifts

We love to give back to our dogs, especially at Christmas. With that in mind, we’ve put together our favourite gift ideas for this holiday season. From all-in-one Christmas boxes to limited edition vinyls, this list has you covered. Happy shopping, and tag us in your best gifts on Instagram – using #luckiestdogever! The Happy … Read more

5 things to do with your dog during summer

Things to do with your dog during the summer

One minute it’s hot, then it’s not. Welcome to the Great British Summer. Whether it’s raining cats and dogs outside or sizzling hot, there are amazing things to do with your dog this summer. Here are the tails.com tips. The best dog beaches    You don’t need to spend a fortune or pack a pet … Read more

Leaving your dog in the car

dog car travel

When the weather gets warmer, lots of us pack up the car and head out and about. But can you leave your dog in the car? The answer is always ‘no’. Head Vet Sean explains why. Can I leave my dog in the car? When the temperature outside is above 20 degrees, it’s dangerous to … Read more