Can dogs eat eggs?

can dogs eat eggs

In the southern states of the US, there’s a name for someone who has a habit they can’t break; an egg-sucking dog. This comes from farmers who would often find their dogs returning to their hen-houses time and again to eat eggs, leaving the broken shell behind as if they’d sucked out the insides. So … Read more

Can dogs eat sweetcorn?

On those long, summer evenings and lazy weekends, you might fire up the barbecue and along with all the meat, you may well cook up some corn on the cob as well. While your dog’s eyes, nose and drooling mouth will be drawn to the sausages and burgers, the question today is whether or not … Read more

Can dogs eat pasta?

can my dog eat pasta

To many, the idea of feeding pasta to a dog might seem a little strange, but we’re not talking about taking your dog out for a Carbonara (though most dogs would thoroughly enjoy this regardless of whether or not it’s good for them). So today, we’re going to talk you through whether you should give … Read more

What is the best dog food for large breed puppies?

Best dog food for large breed puppies

At tails.com, we love big dogs (we actually love all dogs, but this one is for the big breeds). These faithful companions are full of things that make them totally unique – and their food is key to making sure they grow up happy and healthy. So when your large breed puppy is growing, what … Read more

What is meat meal and why do we use it?

Zeus Alaskan Malamute

Loveleen is in the Food Team at tails.com and she’s our guest blogger this week to dish up everything you need to know on meat meal, why we use it in your dog’s kibble recipe, its nutritional goodness, and much, much more! Protein power “Meat meals (also called dehydrated meat) are often used in kibble … 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

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

Does my dog have a food allergy?

does my dog have a food allergy

They’re itching, they’re nibbling, their skin is looking a bit raw…their gas can clear a room. Ouch! If this sounds like your dog, let’s get sleuthing, because the answer could lie in their food bowl. Like humans, dogs can be allergic or intolerant to particular foods. Only 10% of all allergies in dogs are food-related … Read more