March 23, 2018

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For children and adults alike, Easter is often a time for indulging in chocolate without feeling too guilty. After all what’s Easter without Easter eggs? But dog owners, beware! Don’t be tempted to share your creme egg with your pet, no matter how mournful they look. Cocoa contains the compound theobromine, which is highly toxic…

Owning a dog means being responsible for keeping it in good health, and educating ourselves on symptoms and conditions to look out. An increasing health problem in dogs in the UK is lungworm infection. If left untreated, this is a condition that can cause serious problems for a dog. How do dogs catch lungworm? It’s…

September 18, 2017

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Everyone enjoys a sociable drink with their best friend, and Liverpool is full of great watering holes that happily cater for canine companions. Autumn approaches and there’s no prettier season for invigorating dog walks, so when you’re in need of refreshment try one of our favourite Liverpool dog-friendly pubs. The Caledonia, Caledonia Street L7 Affectionately…

July 21, 2017

happy dog no stress

You may think that life as a dog is pretty relaxing, however, from time to time dogs can show signs of being stressed out. Stress can be a common issue in dogs, and it can manifest itself in a number of ways. Much like how it can affect people, stress can cause some negative issues…

June 23, 2017

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The University of Liverpool is seeking dog owner volunteers for a study on the effect of different sized portions on the food intake of pet dogs. The experiment takes place over three sessions in the owner’s home. Each session will take place at least three days apart and at the dog’s normal meal time when…

June 5, 2017

Becky Dog Training at Tails In The City Liverpool

Are you doggy literate? A report published in last month’s edition of Royal Society Open Science suggests that humans are pretty good at deciphering dog growls. In recent years, there has been a lot of research into how well dogs understand humans but a recent study conducted by scientists at Eotvos Lorand University in Hungary…