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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 girl and at just 14 weeks old is keen to explore and learn.

The training session run by Mandy, one of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’s trainers, was a great opportunity to see how the charity approach training these soon to be life changers! 

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...

Monday, June 15, 2015
Two dogs sleeping curled up together

Hilary Coates of Swindon dog boarding company Wagging Tails recently attended Dog Behaviour Consellor Donna McDonnell's talk on Understanding the Language of Dogs. In this post she writes about what she learnt. 

I was lucky enough to notice information about a talk by Drove Vet...

Monday, May 11, 2015
Vipera Berus by Benny Trapp

Read qualified Vet Katy Dalton's post about Adders, Britain's only venomous snake.

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...

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...


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