Water sports with your dog

Dog with life jacket sitting on edge of kayak looking out across water

Some dogs just love water. It’s like it’s in their genes (clue: it is. See the Irish Water Spaniel and the Portuguese Water Dog).  We already know dogs can dry-off quicker than us – humans can’t quite shake 70% of water off our skin in four seconds… yet. But, when it comes to getting on, … Read more

Can all dogs swim? The truth about dog swimming

Bear swimming

Lots of dogs enjoy swimming. In fact, they love it so much there’s even a special name for it: the Doggy Paddle! Dog swimming is great exercise for them, a five minute swim is the equivalent of a 5 mile walk. It builds strength and flexibility, keeps weight stable – and because it’s low impact … Read more

5 things to do with your dog during summer

Things to do with your dog during the summer

One minute it’s hot, then it’s not. Welcome to the Great British Summer. Whether it’s raining cats and dogs outside or sizzling hot, there are amazing things to do with your dog this summer. Here are the tails.com tips. The best dog beaches    You don’t need to spend a fortune or pack a pet … Read more