Breed Post: Corgi

It’s soon to be the Queen’s Jubilee, so we thought it would be a very appropriate time to celebrate the wonderful corgi breed.   A happy-go-lucky, intelligent and loving little dog, corgis are certainly a special and charming breed that warms people’s hearts. There are two different types of corgi, the Cardigan and the Pembroke. … Read more

How to give your dog a tablet

At tails.com, we are all too familiar with the struggle involved in giving our dogs tablets. Whether it’s their routine worming or perhaps a course of medication from the vet for illness, we know that it can be difficult to make sure those tablets are actually taken and not spit out or left behind in … Read more

Star Signs for dogs

Pet horoscopes have become quite the trend in gaining a greater insight into how the stars influence your pet’s behaviour and mood. For those of us who read our star signs daily, we thought it would be quite a fun idea so to compile a handy guide to see which breed would be the best … Read more

Recipe: Bandit’s Banana Bonanza Ice Cream

Spring is almost upon us and before you know it it will be summer time. A fantastic time for warm evening walks with your dog, long games of fetch and pottering about in the garden. Of course, one thing to watch out for in the hot weather is dehydration, as our dogs can sometimes over … Read more

Lungworm in Dogs

Here at tails.com, we’re excited for the warmer weather and getting outdoors more with our furry friends. But the warmer weather also brings risks to our dog’s health. Read on to find out more about the threat of lungworm in dogs.   What is Lungworm? Lungworm is a parasite of dogs and foxes with the … Read more

How to groom your dog

It’s time to talk about coats. Not the winter-warmer kind, but your dog’s kind. Has your dog got a coat that’s so thick they actually like to lie in snow? Or have you got a rough and curly coat to deal with? A delicate one that’s peach-soft just like their ears? Or long-haired and like … Read more

Can dogs and cats ever be friends?

Although studies suggest that up to 70% of dogs and cats get on well together and can become great companions at home, there are some dogs that will never accept them. Sighthound breeds are typical of this as they rely on their exceptional sight to track and hunt small animals and the movement and size … Read more

Teaching puppies to swim

Not all dogs are built for swimming, in particular the stockier built dogs like bulldogs, pugs, French bulldogs, and corgis will have difficulties with swimming due to their shape and are best just splashing around and cooling off in shallow water and in life jackets if you intend to take them out in a boat. … Read more

Breed Post: Dalmatian

For this month’s breed post we have the beautiful Dalmatian. The Dalmatian is a large dog, most well known for their unique and eye-catching spotted coat, as well as their starring role in the Disney classic ‘101 Dalmatians’. There is some debate over the actual roots of the Dalmatian. Some believe that their origins date … Read more