Behaviour

Who is smarter: Dogs or cats?

Who is smarter: Dogs or cats?

The ongoing debate over whether dogs or cats are the smarter species has divided pet lovers throughout history. It turns out, however, that the answer to this is not...

Do dogs smile and laugh like we do?

Do dogs smile and laugh like we do?

It surely makes you happy to see your pet with a wide grin, whether it be at snack time or during a belly scratch. Their mouth opens wide, their...

All about cat kneading

All about cat kneading

Cats make wonderful companions, but they also do strange things we don’t always understand. You may notice your cat “making biscuits” or kneading on your lap or a blanket....

Canine Christmas Code

Canine Christmas Code

For us, Christmas is usually a happy time full of love, laughter and happiness – but for our dogs the holiday season can often be a time of unpredictability,...

Why Does My Kitten Suck or Nurse on My Blankets?

Why Does My Kitten Suck or Nurse on My Blankets?

From kittenhood to adulthood, cats can be hilarious goofballs. While their playful and quirky nature makes them wonderful and entertaining companions, for observant pet owners, it can also add...

Can Dogs Predict The Future? 

Can Dogs Predict The Future? 

A recent survey found that 25% of people believe that humans have psychic abilities. Being able to predict the future is a special power that could certainly make life a lot...

10 weird things about dogs

10 weird things about dogs

Pets become such beloved members of the family that it can sometimes be easy to forget they’re an entirely different species. While they may go through life at our...

What are the signs your dog loves you?

What are the signs your dog loves you?

Love is one of those strange things that you recognise when you see it but can’t really put your finger on describing exactly what it is… It’s just a...

Odd Things Cats Do & Why

Odd Things Cats Do & Why

As a cat owner, you have probably noticed that their behaviors are a bit peculiar. They are very different from owning dogs and will leave you questioning their motives....

Understanding Dog Aggression

Understanding Dog Aggression

What is Dog Aggression?  Many people associate aggression with a mean dog, but aggressive behavior can mean a lot of different things when it comes to canines: protecting, guarding,...

How to Stop Your Dog from Digging

Digging is a natural behavior in dogs, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating when your pup turns your well-maintained yard into a series of holes. To stop...

Winter wardrobe

Winter wardrobe

Working on the GILL x tails.com charity project to create a waterproof dog coat prompted some wider thinking about what really makes sense for the breeds that benefit from a winter coat. While our dogs...

Essential Life Skills to Teach Your Dogs

Every dog owner wants their pup to grow into an intelligent and well-behaved adult dog. But many bad habits start at puppyhood. Training is not only obedience skills but...

Are Bully Dogs Dangerous?

Are Bully Dogs Dangerous?

Bully dogs stem from the family of pit bulls that make up less than 6% of the pet dog population in the US. But they are infamous because these...

Food for thought

Food for thought

A frequent question I’m asked is ‘are there foods that will improve my dog’s behaviour’ or ‘are there foods that will make my dog’s behaviour worse?’. That might seem...

Top Weird Dog Behaviors Explained

Top Weird Dog Behaviors Explained

Do you ever look at your dog and think, “what exactly is going on in there?”  I know I do every time I turn on the shower and my...

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