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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 Whilst this is great news, as previously we were working with the very outdated 1963 Animal Boarding Establishments Act and Wagging Tails were pleased to be asked for advise on the legislation from government bodies, what does it actually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

Monday, May 11, 2015

As the summer approaches we are already hearing reports on local social media sites of adder sightings and encounters. Adder ‘hotspots’ are being flagged up but I would encourage everyone to be aware of Britain’s only venomous snake whenever and wherever they are walking through potential adder...

Friday, April 24, 2015
The Cockapoo Club GB logo

Sue Day, owner of Cockapoos Bess and Maisie talks about the Cockapoo Club of Great Britain (of which she is a founder member) and the enjoyment of owning this crossbreed.

The Cockapoo (Cocker Spaniel x Poodle) has grown in popularity in recent years due to its sweet, biddable,...

Thursday, April 02, 2015
Keef the Retriever. A much loved and much missed family dog

Qualified Vet Katy Dalton talks about the trauma and huge sense of loss she experienced when she and her husband had to say goodbye to Keef, their beloved Retriever. 

In my 'previous life' as a veterinary surgeon, I dealt with families saying difficult goodbyes to their beloved...

Friday, March 20, 2015
Rocky & Duke relaxing on their Coventry dog boarding holiday.

Louise, a dog owner from Coventry, talks about her experience of finding a holiday home for her Labrador pups, Rocky & Duke...

Like all dog lovers, the thought of leaving our Labrador puppies to go on holiday wasn’t something we found easy, or thought we ever could, until we...

Thursday, March 05, 2015
Black labrador, Tyler, leaping a dog agility jump

Wagging Tails franchisee Teresa Bowers talks about how she and her lab x Tyler became involved in dog agility.

I came across agility when deciding how to give my dog Tyler more exercise other than by walking and playing games. He had just about the same amount of energy when we...

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Coco wears her Kennel Club Gold Award

Wagging Tails Coco , owned by franchisee Rosemary Gooch, has achieved her Kennel Club Good Citizen Gold Award.

We are thrilled to report that little Coco got her Gold Kennel Club Good Citizen Award on Wednesday.

Here's a photo of Coco proudly wearing her gold rosette....

Monday, February 16, 2015
Coco with her Kennel Club Citizen Silver Award Rosette

Wagging Tails franchisee Rosemary Gooch talks about training for the Kennel Club Good Citizen Award with her dog Coco.

The aim of the KC dog training awards is to ensure puppies and dogs are well socialised with other dogs and people, that they learn basic commands and are well...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Dog carer Sandra Reeves with her holiday guests

New Year is often a time when people think about their health and resolutions to go to the gym or start a diet are made (and subsequently broken!). One thing that many people seem to be unaware of is the health benefits of having a dog in the home. ...

Friday, October 10, 2014
Charlie and Henry enjoying their holiday with Steve

At Wagging Tails we are always looking for more carers to open their homes and provide holidays for dogs while their owners are away. We require that our carers are at home during the day (either no longer working or working from home), have experience of owning dogs and most importantly are dog...

Thursday, October 09, 2014
Alabama Rot

Many of you will be aware from the updates on our Facebook page of the number of cases of 'Alabama Rot'. For those who are not familiar we wanted to inform you of the illness.



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