Can dogs eat sweetcorn?

On those long, summer evenings and lazy weekends, you might fire up the barbecue and along with all the meat, you may well cook up some corn on the cob as well. While your dog’s eyes, nose and drooling mouth will be drawn to the sausages and burgers, the question today is whether or not … Read more

Why is protein important in my dog’s diet?

does my dog need protein

Whenever you shop for dog food, you’ll often hear or read that the food is full of protein. At tails.com, it’s no different, and our food is packed full of healthy proteins that have been balanced using our tailor-made dry food recipes so that your dog will get exactly the right amount. But what role … Read more

How do I know if my dog loves me?

does my dog love me

We really don’t deserve the love that dogs are able to offer us. There’s nothing like coming home from a hard day at work, or watching your favourite sports team lose, and having this tail-wagging bundle of fun and energy laud our arrival like a returning hero. It’s absolutely worth all the dander and slobber … Read more

Can dogs eat pasta?

can my dog eat pasta

To many, the idea of feeding pasta to a dog might seem a little strange, but we’re not talking about taking your dog out for a Carbonara (though most dogs would thoroughly enjoy this regardless of whether or not it’s good for them). So today, we’re going to talk you through whether you should give … Read more

Does My Dog Need Wet Food?

does my dog need wet food

Making sure your dog has a diet full of nutritious, tasty goodness is something we all want to do, but there are lots of options out there and a common question we hear is “Does my dog need wet food”? Is kibble enough, or should you be also be feeding your pet something in gravy … Read more

Why does my dog kick up grass after peeing or pooing?

why does my dog kick up grass

It can be a curious ritual to observe, but any dog owner who has taken their dog out in order for their pet to relieve themselves is likely to have witnessed it. After the deed is done, many dogs will then kick grass over their pee or poo. Why do they do this? Well, in … Read more

Why does my dog rub on the carpet?

why does my dog rub on the carpet

No-one likes to see their pet pooch in any sort of discomfort so if they start rubbing themselves against the carpet, it’s only natural to be a little concerned. In this short blog post, and in the accompanying video, we’ll run through some of the reasons why your dog might be rubbing themselves on your … Read more

Why does my dog roll in fox poo?

why does my dog roll in fox poo

While the fox and hound might make for a great pub name, there is a less pleasant combination of these two canine creatures. If your dog has ever taken the time roll around in a particularly pungent pile of fox droppings, you’ll know it do be a rather unpleasant thing. But why do they do … Read more

For better or woof

dog-friendly wedding advice

Resident tails.com behaviourist – and wedding celebrant (!) – Carolyn Menteith gives her advice on throwing a dog-friendly wedding. After a year of weddings being postponed, cancelled or being massively downsized, couples can finally start planning again to make sure they have the wedding of their dreams. Once again, the whole family can be involved … Read more

Walk this way

collar or harness?

We asked behaviourist and dog trainer Carolyn Menteith to share her thoughts on whether you should attach a dog’s lead to their collar – or to a harness. When you live with a dog a key part of every single day will be your exercise time, when you put your dog’s lead on and get … Read more