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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! 

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Bandit the Beagle swimming at the Dog Studio, Swindon

Following CT scans showing signs of cartilage damage in one front elbow and possible degeneration due to the onset of arthritis in the other Bandit, my beloved Beagle, had to have a double arthrotomy in March. No definitive cause for the cartilage damage was identified but a twist or pull when...

Thursday, May 08, 2014
Large Munsterlander, Bacchus on his holiday

After much internet searching trying to find someone who could look after our dog, Bacchus, to the same standard as we do, we stumbled across Sarah and Dexter (Wagging Tails CV area). I was unsure as to whether she'd be willing to accept Bacchus as not only were we just outside the "areas...

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Wagging Tails franchisee Sarah Evans with her dog Dexter

As an only child I grew up with a menagerie of dogs, horses and guinea pigs as playmates. I spent many happy hours with the two family Boxer dogs in the garden building jumps and obstacles for them to jump over.

After leaving home I pursued a busy and fulfilling career in Central London...

Monday, November 18, 2013
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013

I’ve been in the fortunate position of being surrounded by entrepreneurs for the last decade. Their energy, mind-set and problem-solving skills have enthralled me for years.

My most favourite part of their stories is The...

Monday, November 04, 2013
Lottie the Golden Retriever, Wagging Tails newest family member

As many of you are aware from all the puppy photos throughout the summer on our Facebook page, Izzie had a beautiful litter of pups in August. She had 8 pups, 5 boys and 3 girls and she couldn’t have been a better Mum! In the following weeks Head Office became somewhat of a puppy crèche and many...

Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Lisa Suswain of Wagging Tails with her Cocker Spaniel, Bailey

Lisa Suswain is the Managing Director of Wagging Tails, a multi-award winning franchise company launched in 2007. In a nutshell it’s a company run by dog lovers for dog lovers, providing a home haven for dogs while their owners are away on...

Monday, September 16, 2013
Puppy farm

Many thanks to Dogz for Life for providing us with this great post on how to avoid puppy farming and how you can help...

Hidden away from the public, many thousands of female dogs are housed in small cages, old sheds,old buildings, used for the mass breeding of dogs. Brood...

Monday, September 02, 2013
A little girl hugs her dog

Unless you struggle with allergies, then a family home just isn’t complete without a dog. From watching cartoons when you were a child, to taking walks in your favourite park, dogs are all around us, and are a big part of society even if you’ve never owned one - they’re certainly the nations’...

Sunday, August 18, 2013
Luna and Wilfie relaxing in the garden.

Well, my day started like lots of others when around lunchtime Mum said "come on Luna, in the car". Naturally I assumed we were going to see someone who might become one of those "carer" people that Mum likes so much, as I always get to go along to meet their...

Sunday, July 14, 2013
Clair and Luna (right) with their holiday guest Bailey

In our first blog post Clair Slingo relays the story of how the search for her dog Luna's holiday home led to a life changing decision...  

It was a sunny Spring Sunday afternoon and I was browsing the internet to see if I could find somewhere for my beloved greyhound Luna to...


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