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Monday, May 07, 2018
Marianne demonstrating dog first aid

I am often asked for referrals for various dog related services in my area so I’m always interested in seeing how other industry professionals operate. Marianne from Dog First Aid contacted me a few months ago to tell me about her Dog First Aid course which she offers across Berks & Bucks. She very kindly invited me to attend her course in Reading to see her and her delightful Parsons Terrier, Possum in action. I went along on the very first sunny day this year so I must confess that I

Friday, February 12, 2016
Gloucestershire dog boarding franchisee Alexis and Beagle Brea

One month on…..

It’s been just over a month since Alexis Bennett launched her Wagging Tails franchise. In that time she has already built strong relationships with two local councils, interviewed carers and inspected their properties (all with the help of her Beagle puppy Brea) and...

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Salisbury pet photography. Mandy Milford talking dog portraits

We had the pleasure of spending a chilly but dry February morning with Salisbury pet photographer Mandy Milford. Well regarded locally not only for her fabulous shots of babies but also her work with horses and dogs! Our remit, some updated promo shots as not only has my hair changed colour but...

Monday, February 01, 2016
Wagging Tails Franchisors walking their dogs

We all start the New Year with good intentions and resolutions, perhaps keeping fit, taking up a new hobby or getting that work life balance right. A month in have you achieved your goals or do you need to make more changes to facilitate your long term dreams?

2015 was a record year for...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Hearing Dogs tour exhibition

Read Sunny Montague's account of her inspiring tour of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People training centre in Buckinghamshire.

My daughter Olivia and I were invited to attend a tour of...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The Kings Arms, Cookham, Berkshire

Sunny Montague, owner of Berkshire & Buckinghamshire dog boarding business Wagging Tails, runs the rule over the Kings Arms, a dog friendly pub in Cookham. 

I wandered into the Kings Arms in Cookham this week...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Jim Suswain of Wagging Tails post rescue with a NewfoundFriend

Wow! What a day!

Saturday 19th September was an early start for me as I made the journey up to the Cotswold Water Park in Gloucestershire for a 9am start to help Hilary get set up for her “Take the Plunge” event in aid of Hearing...

Thursday, October 01, 2015
Bandit on the run! - by Andy Biggar, "The Dog Photographer"

Hilary Coates and her Beagle, Bandit, had a great day with the "Dog Photographer" Andy Biggar. Read her account of the day she spent with Andy. 

I was lucky enough to host Andy Biggar, aka "...

Thursday, October 01, 2015
St Giles House, Shaftsbury Estate

Running your own business is challenging and having the support of skilled people you trust can prove invaluable. Inspiration and motivation can come to us in many guises one of which is through communication with our peers. A quote that I read recently stated that,

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Wagging Tails Pet Care Franchise network

Joining the Wagging Tails Franchise family is a big decision.  There are lots of questions to be asked by both franchisor and potential franchisee.  Firstly you need believe the business model is right for you - what does a day in the life of...

Thursday, July 02, 2015
Wagging Tails logo

On the afternoon of Friday 26th June we were shocked to see a video circulating via social media showing a dog shut in a car, bearing our company logo, barking. The video and other photos also shared via social media reported that two dogs had been left in this car in a Homebase car park in...


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