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Nose to tail - December specials

To make your Christmas merry this summer, we’ve put together some extra special deals!...

December 2, 2019

Celebrating Christmas with your dog

It’s December – the Christmas season is upon us! It’s time to start decorating the tree, defrosting the Christmas albums and hitting the shops....

December 2, 2019

Dog safety tips to care for your pup this summer

It’s December – summer has finally arrived, and we’re sure you’re excited!Leading into the beach season, we thought it helpful to put together some dog safety tips to care for your pup. While we love nothing more than baking in the sun, our pups struggle a lot more than we do in the heat – what with their thick fur coats and all.There’s lots of things you’ll want to do this summer, and your pup would love to come along! But there's a few things to consider first – from shady spot...

December 1, 2019

Why our dogs hear everything

Our furry friends are much more intelligent than we often give them credit for! While they may chew our shoes and steal our food, they have senses and instincts that are far more intelligent than our own....

October 29, 2019

Does my dog miss me when I’m gone?

Do you ever sit at work and wonder what your dogs up to at home? Of course, there's only so much they can do – roll around the backyard, bark at the neighbours or sleep in the sun. But something many of them do on the daily is miss you!...

October 29, 2019

Nose to tail - November specials

This month, we have a whopping $5 off all Nutro Dog Food and a smashing special on Schmackos treats – two 180g packets for just $10! ...

October 29, 2019

Animal welfare: caring for rescue dogs

If you’ve just brought home a rescue pup, chances are they’re going to need extra love and care When it comes to rescue dogs, while you’ll be able to give them the cuddles and kisses they deserve eventually – it is first important to transition them into their new life with extra care and space.The nature of rescue dogs is that majority of them come from heartbreaking backgrounds. Your new pup may have a history of neglect, general mistreatment or poor animal welfare....

September 30, 2019

Doggy exercise to keep your pup fit

Dogs need exercise, just like people. If anything, they probably need it more than we do! With so much energy filling up their four little legs, they need some variation in their exercise routine to help keep them nimble – in both body and mind!...

September 30, 2019

Adopting another dog into the fam

Dogs are a social bunch. As much as they enjoy hanging out with us two-legged creatures, it’s nice for them to have a furry friend of their own when we’re not around to keep them company....

August 26, 2019

How to calm anxious dogs

Dogs experience anxiety in just the same way humans do. And as with humans, dogs can become anxious for a variety of reasons. ...

August 26, 2019

Nose to tail - September specials

To help you treat your doggo this month, we have some delicious specials! Stock up on Schmackos dog treats and get any two 180g packets for only $10! ...

August 26, 2019

Nose to tail - August specials

Celebrating Nose to Tail's 17th birthday this month we're excited to offer a free doggy treat with every service! As usual, we've also got a bunch of other smashing specials!...

July 31, 2019

A fab fiesta for your furry friend

We love an excuse to throw a party, and what better reason than for your pooch’s birthday?!As a part of the family, they deserve to celebrate just as much as you do. There are so many creative ways to honour your dog’s special day, from baking a dog cake and finding the best dog gifts to playing dog party games. We’ve compiled a list of fun, festive ideas to help you host the best puppy party yet....

July 31, 2019

Help! My dog is shedding!

It’s Tuesday night and you’ve got friends coming over for dinner. The 9-5 has been long and you’ve missed your precious pup – who, incidentally, had free rein of the house all day while you were out.You get home half an hour before your guests are set to arrive, only to find that the dog hairs have taken over. Gahhhhhhh!The only thing we can tell you in this moment of crisis is that you are not alone.Fact: There are dogs that shed. Fiction: There’s nothing you can do about it....

July 31, 2019

Nose to tail - July specials

As usual, this month we have some smashing deals on! With 50% off of all dog beds you’ll be able to keep your pup warm and chill-free this winter!...

July 9, 2019

Why does my dog smell everything?

Just like humans, dogs have all the senses – sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. But unlike us, a dog’s sense of smell is far more precise. In fact; this is their most powerful sense....

July 9, 2019

Our tips on protecting your doggy from the cold

It’s July. We’ve hit the middle of winter, and it's getting pretty chilly in New Zealand! Time for puffer jackets, scarves and beanies, right? ...

July 9, 2019

Nose to Tail - June Specials

Speaking of dog-friendly foods and keeping your pup healthy, we’ve got some smashing specials on this month!...

June 12, 2019

Keeping your pup healthy with doggy exercise

Boost your dog's mental health and fitness with more walkies...

June 10, 2019

Treating our pups: human food dogs can eat

How to treat your dog without upsetting their tummy ...

June 10, 2019

Nose to Tail – May Specials

Dentastix by Pedigree are a delicious and chewy treat for your dog, specifically designed and clinically proven to reduce tartar and plaque build-up.We’re giving away free Dentastix this month – receive a free 7-pack with any purchase of IAMS dog food, and receive a whopping 28-pack of Dentastix with any 10.89kg or 13.6kg bag of Nutro!...

May 1, 2019

Should we let dreaming dogs lie?

Seeing our dreaming dog can be entertaining, we imagine they’re chasing rabbits as their legs kick out and they yip sleepily. Sometimes it looks like our pooches are having nightmares, they might start whimpering or crying, and we rush to comfort them. But is it okay to wake our dogs from a bad dream?...

May 1, 2019

Why we should be brushing our dog’s teeth

We all know why we need to brush our teeth – to eliminate bacteria, plaque build-up and stop tartar from forming. Did you know our dogs get plaque build-up on their teeth just like we do? This might be shocking, but did you also know that gum disease (or periodontal disease) occurs five times more often in dogs than in people? Doggy dentistry is relatively new, so chances are your dog may already have some signs of gum problems, but it’s not too late to improve their oral hygiene! Brushing y...

April 30, 2019

Nose to Tail – April Specials

We’ve taken $5.00 off all products in our Nutro dog food range, including Wholesome Essentials, Wild Frontier, and Grain-Free varieties! Nourish your dog with a wholesome meal, made with the finest quality ingredients. Now is the perfect time to stock up on some quality food for your canine companion. Treat your dog to a 20kg bag of Black Hawk dog food and receive a 3kg bag free! Made with taste and nutrition in mind, with no added fillers, see the difference a quality diet makes to your dog...

April 2, 2019

Dog drooling: harmless mess or something serious?

Mastiffs, St Bernards, and Bloodhounds – they’re all beautiful, but what do they have in common? They make a bit more mess than other breeds! Having a loose upper lip means that some dogs need the occasional mop-up or bib for excess dribble. We know all dogs make a mess every now and then. Most of the time, for dogs of every shape and size, drooling is totally normal and healthy! But excessive drooling in dogs can be a sign something isn’t quite right, and your furry friend might need some...

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