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Saturday, January 05, 2019
Licensed Home dog boarding in Oxfordshire. Ethical and Insured

The Animal Welfare Regulations 2018

No doubt by now you’ve heard that on 1st October the laws governing dog boarding were updated in England and the new Animal Welfare Regulations have now come into force. Whilst this is great news, as previously we were working with the very outdated 1963 Animal Boarding Establishments Act and Wagging Tails were pleased to be asked for advise on the legislation from government bodies, what does it actually mean for dog owners who are

Friday, May 04, 2018
Jane Bamford from Wagging Tails York during her visit to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

There are 2 training centres for 'Hearing Dogs for Deaf People', one in Buckinghamshire and one in York. As this is our chosen charity to support at Wagging Tails I feel very lucky to have one so close. On Thursday 26th April I went along on one of the organised tours and took my friend Denise...

Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Retired Guide Dog Quin has returned to his puppy socialisers!

Shirley from our Peterborough branch used to be a socialiser for Guide Dogs and she has recently welcomed back one of her puppies, the lovely Quin.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Stanley the Labradoodle looking very smart having just been groomed

Part of owning a dog is ensuring that your dogs coat is manintained so that they are clean, comfortable and matt free. For Stanley (who runs Wagging Tails Yorkshire dog boarding service with his Mum Jane) that means regular trips to the salon...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Beagle Bandit recuperating post op

Many of us sadly experience caring for a pet after an operation, for many it's a relatively straightforward procedure such as spaying but for some dogs more invasive surgery with longer recovery time is needed. For those who follow our Swindon...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Alexis and Sunny at the Mason's Arms

One of the benefits of being a Franchisee is that we’re never on our own if we don’t want to be. One of our favourite things is to meet up in dog friendly pubs to exchange ideas and best practice.  Today we met at a fabulous pub - which we’d heard good things about - called The Mason’s Arms, in...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Lisa Suswain and Caroline Harrison from Wagging Tails meet Hearing Dog puppy Neve

On Wednesday evening myself and our Southampton Franchisee, Caroline Harrison, went to see our Hearing Dog for Deaf People puppy Neve in her training class. Working with her socialiser Doug she is already a very well behaved little...

Sunday, January 14, 2018
Swindon home dog boarding license title

Hilary Coates of Wagging Tails Swindon dog boarding franchise in Wiltshire provides an overview of the licensing requirements for home dog boarding in the UK. 

Licensing – why is it so important?

All our Dog Carers at Wagging Tails are licensed by their...

Sunday, January 07, 2018
Pickles the Spaniel after grooming with Totally Mutts, Maidenhead

Keeping on top of my Springer Pickle’s grooming is not easy. Like all spaniels, she is a mud magnet and tends to get burrs caught up in the long fur on her ears. These can become matted and lead to ear infections. I also have to be super vigilant with the fur between her pads. It’s important...

Saturday, December 30, 2017
Hearing Dog Puppy Neve

We are delighted to welcome in the New Year with some very exciting news......we have our very own Hearing Dog puppy in training!

Thanks to all of you donating when you book your dogs holiday, through to purchasing a Wagging Tails calendar or even being rescued by a Newfoundland - all of...

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Nigel, My Family and Other Dogs by Monty Don

To appreciate this book you don’t have to be an avid gardener, although there are numerous references to wonderful sounding plants so those green fingered will no doubt enjoy an extra dimension!

However if like me you are a fan of Gardener’s World (and always wonder how Monty’s two Golden...

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