What is the best dog food for large breed puppies?

Best dog food for large breed puppies

At tails.com, we love big dogs (we actually love all dogs, but this one is for the big breeds). These faithful companions are full of things that make them totally unique – and their food is key to making sure they grow up happy and healthy. So when your large breed puppy is growing, what … Read more

Why do puppies need omega-3?

Swanson Schnauzer puppy

We hear a lot about omega-3 and how it helps support joints and cartilage in senior dogs, but let’s investigate what role this essential fatty acid plays for teeny tiny ones: puppies. If you’re not sure what omega-3 is, there’s a quick explainer on this blog here.  Is omega-3 important for puppies? When we talk … Read more

What do puppies need in their food?

does my dog need wet food

Puppies grow fast – and so do their nutritional needs. Those growing brains and bones need exactly the right balance of nutritious ingredients to help them grow up into a healthy and happy adult dog.  Puppy food needs to be very different to adult dog food for that reason. It’s made to target bone development, … Read more

Why is my puppy not eating?

Puppy not eating

We hear you. Sometimes they lap everything up, sometimes they’re not even interested. Puppies sometimes go off their food – there’s nothing unusual about that.  If your puppy seems fine in themselves, skipping a meal isn’t a major concern – just remember that for recently weaned puppies, it’s important they eat regularly as they’re prone … Read more

How to keep your puppy at a healthy weight

Puppy biting

Obesity is a problem for both humans and dogs. It’s one of the fastest growing health concerns for vets and pet owners, and it affects dogs of all breeds and ages. With a growing puppy, it’s especially important to adopt good habits when it comes to their diet and exercise routine to make sure your … Read more

Puppy food – a guide to getting it right from the start

Puppy biting

Your adorable bundle of fur may be small now, but they grow up fast. To support their growth, puppies need the right nutrition for healthy bones, teeth and muscle. A good diet should give your puppy all the energy they need for exploring and playtime. Because let’s face it, that’s what being a puppy is … Read more

How much should I feed my puppy?

how much to feed a puppy

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time, but it’s natural to feel a bit nervous too. You want to give your little ball of fluff everything they need to stay healthy and happy – that’s a lot to consider. Our Head Vet Sean and Nutritionist Samantha are here with some top tips to help … Read more

Feeding puppies

Feeding puppies

Puppies. Cute, cuddly and a bit of a handful. You’ve brought them home, you’ve survived the journey and now it’s time for dinner. But how do you feed a puppy? How much to feed a puppy? It can be a bit of a minefield, so hopefully these tips help. How to feed a puppy: slowly … Read more