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Tailsters Dog Winter Survival Guide!

Keeping your pet safe during the winter is more difficult of a task than it might seem. Here is a quick dog winter survival guide to help you out! Research and Purchase Appropriate Dog Clothing Dog breeds vary in terms of dog fur and dog hair. With that in mind, make sure to do some digging

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Are Dogs smarter than Cats? The age old question answered!

Dog owners, Rejoice! Science has finally proven beyond a biological doubt, that our beloved canines are smarter than their feline pet counterpart. That’s right! The fact that dogs are smarter than cats has finally been made scientifically clear and defined as “the truth.” So now may be the best time to call your cousin and

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Fife dog walkers set to be hit with on the spot fines

Fife Council officers could soon be asked to investigate the introduction of new byelaws which would make it an offence for dog owners who are not carrying poo bags, allowing them to pick up after their dog. The want to introduce this as they believe the fines that can be requested from dog owners and dog walkers

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Free Hugs – Say Hello to Loubie the bonny golden retriever offering hugs!

Louboutina, or Loubie for short, has made a bit of name for herself in downtown New York. The five year-old golden retriever has been spotted standing upright on the streets of the Chelsea area, beautifully clad in a bright red walking harness, eager to embrace anyone who walks by. Loubie and her owner Cesar, a

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Cigarettes and Pets – The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

Most people have heard of the term secondhand smoke and how harmful it can be. Even after brief exposure, secondhand smoke has been proven to have health effects on both adults and children. Surely these harmful toxins and chemicals would therefore have a negative effect on animals as well? Correct. Recent studies have revealed the

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Does your dog really need to wear a coat this winter?

It’s getting a little chilly out there, you’ve probably put your heating on at home already and pulled your scarf and hat out of the cupboard, but does this mean you need to get your dog a coat too? There’s mixed opinions about dogs in clothes – those that think it’s cute and that the

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Yoga And Animals; Relaxing Or Just Really Unusual?

The thought of doing yoga with a furry friend might sound rather odd, but the new craze has become increasingly popular in certain areas around the world. Whether it’s with cats, dogs or goats, yoga with animals has become the new ‘in thing’. Here are a couple of examples of how this adorable, and sometimes

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How to introduce children and dogs safely

Is there anything more beautiful than the relationship between a child and a dog? It can be a friendship that grows over the years and becomes an unbreakable bond. But how do you initiate that first introduction? Your child should be taught to always be very calm and gentle around any dog, that way the

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When is the best time to book a holiday pet sitter?

With Halloween having been and gone and the children back at school after Autumn half term holidays, most of us are suddenly awoken to the realisation that the end of year is quickly approaching. Organising families and festivities, office parties and travel leads to soaring stress levels as we realise that we may have left

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How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Really Need?

Here at Tailster we know how important daily exercise is for our dogs. But do we know exactly how often and how much exercise they really need? What are the main benefits of exercise for dogs? Reduction in boredom and behaviors that sit alongside being bored Improved mental health Improved physical health Something fun to break

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