Category: Dogs

How to Prepare Your Puppy for a Spa Day

Getting a Puppy Ready for the Groomer

When dogs are young, their first time being groomed is a totally new experience for them. The older they get, the more times they will have been groomed and the more familiar they’ll be with their “spa day.” Do you have a puppy who has yet to visit a groomer for their first “spa day?”… Read more »

Myths About Owning Big Dogs

Big Dogs

Some people are cat people. Some people are dog people. Some people can’t have pets or don’t like them. If you’re reading this, you probably like dogs, and we do too. Here at Tailwaggers Country Inn, we take in all sorts of dogs— all shapes, sizes, and temperaments. A lot of people have small dogs–… Read more »

How to Give Your Dog the Care He or She Deserves

Caring For Your Pet

In a perfect world, every dog owner would take great care of their pet dog(s). Chances are, if you’re reading this, you have a dog or you’ll get one, and either way, you sincerely want to be the kind of person who takes great care of your beloved pet. That’s good; here are some basics… Read more »

How to Make Your Dog Happy

Making Dogs Happy

One thing most dog owners have in common is this: they want to make sure their dogs are happy. And why not? A happy dog just makes sense. No one wants to see a “down-in-the-dumps” dog– that’s depressing! What are some of the ways you can make your dog happy? Well, dogs are a lot… Read more »

How Dogs Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Dogs and Quality of Life

According to a study of 3.4 million people, owning a dog is linked to a longer life. Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden followed the health records of 3.4 million people who had no history of cardiovascular disease back in 2001. Then they kept track of their health for the next 12 years and whether… Read more »

Recent Trends for Dog Names

Dog Names

Tailwaggers Country Inn is your pet dog’s vacation destination. Yes, even dogs could use a vacation, sometimes, especially if the house is rowdy, right? That said, Tailwaggers of Texas sees a lot of different dogs come through its doors and they all have names. Some are more common names like Max, while others are a… Read more »

The Benefits of Cuddling With Your Dog

Cuddling With Dogs

People these days are so starved for touch and affection that there are people who actually charge other people to cuddle with them. Take, for instance, the company known as “The Snuggle Buddies.” You can see their site here: The charge is $80 an hour and can include cuddling, snuggling, and conversation. Dog lovers… Read more »

When Should You Not Bring Your Dog on Vacation?

Dogs on Vacation

For some people, pets are extensions of their families, and life without them can seem unimaginable. Deciding whether to travel with your pet is always a hard decision to make, but it’s important to remember to make one with your pet’s safety in mind. Below are some reasons why you may want to consider leaving… Read more »

Why Swimming is Great Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs Swimming

There are many articles and videos published each year promoting the benefits of swimming for humans. Swimming also provides many benefits for dogs as well. These are a few of the benefits of dogs swimming. Exercise All dogs need regular exercise to remain healthy. Swimming provides excellent exercise for your canine companion, and provides both… Read more »

Tips for Choosing the Right Dog Boarding Place

Dog Boarding

When you are looking around for a hotel to stay at when you’re on vacation, you don’t simply pick the one with the lowest price and book a room. You take a look at what different hotels have to offer, scroll through photos of what the various guest rooms look like, and then make a… Read more »