8 Reasons Your Dog Has No Appetite

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From illness and overfeeding, to behavioural problems or a new routine, there are lots of reasons your dog might stop eating. Most of the time, they’re back to wolfing down their food within a couple of days – but we know it can be a bit worrying if your pup suddenly stops eating, so we’ve … Read more

How to stop your dog pulling on the lead

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When your dog constantly pulls on the lead it can turn a leisurely walk into a battle of wills. If you feel like your walks are suffering, we’ve got some good news – these training tips are right by your side. Armed with these and a little love and patience you can show your dog … Read more

My tails.com vet internship, by Yvette Klerx

My tails journey My name is Yvette and I have just finished a placement as veterinary intern at tails.com. In this post I’ll be sharing everything I’ve experienced during my time at their Head Office. It all started with a spontaneous message to the Head Vet, Sean McCormack, to ask about the company and whether … Read more

Introducing the top 15 Scottish dog breeds

Think you know your Dandie Dinmont from your Shetland Sheepdog? Your Skye Terrier from your Cairn Terrier? Of course you do. We’re not getting into favourites here, but we can thank Scotland for some of the most beautiful dog breeds out there. And we’re going to celebrate 15 of them right now; what they’re known … Read more

Feeding time behaviour: our top tips

A healthy appetite and enthusiasm around food can be signs of a happy dog. But when your dog seems to love their food a little too much – lunging at anything vaguely edible or growling when someone comes near their bowl – it can be cause for concern. Head Vet Sean is here with some … Read more

Bring Your Dog to Work Day

Bring Your Dog To Work Day

The date is upon us – Friday June 22nd 2018 is officially Bring Your Dog to Work Day! Fortunately, that’s every day at Tails.com. We love bringing our furry companions in to the office. Meet some of our regular attendees: A growing number of studies have found dogs help improve our overall health, well being and … Read more

Why do dogs eat poop?

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We all love to see our dogs enthusiastically tucking in to something they enjoy eating – except perhaps when it’s poop. Our Head Vet Sean explains why eating poop is a natural thing for puppies to do, but why it’s important to tackle if your dog is older. He’s also got some top tips to … Read more

Why does my dog hate the postman?

With less than a month to go until Christmas, many deliveries from online stores will be making their way to your house, ready to be wrapped up and stashed under the tree. More deliveries mean more visits from the postman, and Royal Mail state that 7 post men and women are attacked by dogs every … Read more

My dog always seems to be hungry, does he need a different food or is there anything you can suggest to help him?

Constant hunger in dogs can be difficult to manage as some dogs are hungry even when they don’t need more food. Certain breeds; Pugs, Labradors, Beagles and Dachshunds are well known for their large appetites where given the opportunity they would eat all day. Here are some tips to help with hunger if your dog … Read more

My dog runs off all the time, what can I do to stop him?

Dogs can run away for a few different reasons, often to hunt, or find a mate but sometimes just out of habit or because they are bored or have excess energy. Trying to work with these impulses and drives will help to reduce how frequently your dog attempts an escape. When dogs do run off, … Read more