Your first tails.com box – what you need to know

Dog weight management

Thanks for joining tails.com, it’s great to have you with us. We want to ensure you get the most from your first trial of unique nutrition, so we’ve put together this video which explains all you need to know about your dogs menu card and portion scoop. Watch the video to find out more. Nicky … 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

Dogs and peanut butter  – what you need to know

Whether it’s to be licked off a spoon or stuffed into a kong toy, peanut butter is definitely worth sitting for, and maybe even giving a paw too. But before you reach for the jar, you’ll need to make sure it’s suitable for your canine companion.

Can dogs eat exotic fruits?

can dogs eat exotic fruits

Fruit: that’s got to be good for your dog, right? The answer is yes and no. Exotic fruits contain lots of vitamins and antioxidants – great for dogs. But they can also have a high sugar content and cause digestive issues and other problems. Not so good. Our Lead Nutritionist, Dr Samantha Ware, explains which … Read more

Homemade frozen dog treats

homemade frozen dog treats

In this heat is your pooch getting a bit hot under the collar? Looking for a simple way to help cool them off? We’ve found our dogs at Tails.com HQ love an ice cold treat to cool down during these hot summer days. We’ve made a list of our favourite frozen recipes. Refreshing watermelon dog … Read more

Mythbusting – Calcium and your dog’s nutrition

can dogs have milk?

Calcium. This super-boosting mineral does more than just give us strong and healthy bones, so should it go in our dog’s diets too? What part does calcium play in dog nutrition? Can dogs drink milk? We asked our Lead Nutritionist, Dr Samantha Ware. What does calcium do for dogs? As an essential mineral, it does … Read more

Can dogs eat vegetables?

can dogs eat vegetables

If you’re a vegetable fan, you might be tempted to give your dog some to try too. Good news: you can, because they’re also healthy for dogs, in moderation. A few types can be harmful, so make sure you know your stuff before you go wild in the veg aisle. We asked our Lead Nutritionist, … Read more