Food for thought

Crossbreed tan dog with mouth open and pricked ears look at camera, empty bowl on floor in background

A frequent question I’m asked is ‘are there foods that will improve my dog’s behaviour’ or ‘are there foods that will make my dog’s behaviour worse?’. That might seem a simple enough question but the answer certainly isn’t straightforward. Food does affect behaviour (anyone who’s attempted to look after small children who are full of … Read more

Beef Broth recipe

Top down image of yellow dog bowl with beef broth recipe inside, wet food tray above bowl

Shorter nights and cooler weather just screams soup, are we right? With our Beef Broth recipe, your pup can now enjoy their very own winter warmer too – slurp, that’s good soup! Servings 1 breakfast or dinner bowl What you’ll need A scoop of your dog’s tailor-made kibble 75g Simply Delicious Beef wet food 1 … Read more

Boredom busting occupier recipes

Top down shot of ingredients on a kitchen workbench: half an apple, grate carrot and apple, wet food tray, plastic spoon and filled occupier toy

Need a bit of time to prep your dinner, make a call or empty the bins? Occupier toys and LickiMats can be an absolute life saver for those times you need to give your dog something to do. Plus, they’re great for mixing up mealtimes and stimulating their brains too! At tails.com, we’re big fans … Read more

Introducing the tails.com accessories range

Cavapoo sitting in toy box with Teddy, Monkey and plush bone toys

Eat, treat, play, repeat – a day in the life of a dog. Did you know that we can create a tailor-made kibble blend for your dog, provide tasty treats for their walks and training, AND we’ve recently added 3 new types of accessories to our range?  Toys Hot off the press – you can … Read more

Frozen kibble lolly recipe

Top down picture of ingredients: dog bowl, scoop filled with kibble, jug with water and wet food tray

The cool, icy stare of your dog’s eyes on the back of your head as you treat yourself to an ice lolly – chilling, isn’t it? Not anymore! Our frozen kibble lolly will give your pup their very own tasty treat, so they won’t give yours a second look. It’s a common myth that dogs … Read more

The best LickiMat recipes | Chosen by you

Dog licking wet food from LickiMat

How does playtime and treat time all in one go sound? We are loving our boredom-busting LickiMats, which you now can to your tails.com delivery too! Super easy to prepare and perfect for a mentally stimulating mealtime for your dog – plus, the grooves and ridges are great for slowing down fast eaters. We asked … Read more

How to use an occupier toy

Border Terrier licking Beco bone to get treats inside

Occupier and puzzle toys are becoming a must-have for dog owners, and for good reason – they’re a great way to shake up feeding time for your dog. It’s the new way to keep your dog  busy when you’re working or having dinner, and  a clever way to give them mental stimulation as they have … Read more

Grain-free dog food: is it breaking our dogs’ hearts?

Over the past couple of years, some vets in the USA have suggested there could be a link between dogs developing heart disease, and grain-free diets. The FDA (Food & Drug Association) first highlighted this potential link back in 2018, with further studies taking place towards the end of last year (September 2020). If you’re … Read more

8 Reasons Your Dog Has No Appetite

dog refusing to eat

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

Mixing wet and dry dog food

Bowl with wet and dry food

Wet food. Dry food. How do you serve your dog theirs? Are you a combination feeder and like to give your dog a little bit of both types, everyday? Or do you pop a little bit of wet food on top as a treat? When it comes to your dog’s food, it can feel like … Read more