The Bionic Mastiff: TPLO Surgery

I never miss an annual vet visit. I joke (but it’s not really a joke) that veterinarians must think I’m crazy because I ask for full explanations of every. single. medical term they say. Finding a vet that gets you is a challenge which is why it's important to question your vets and ask lots…

Day Hiking: Pedernales Falls State Park

I love being active and outdoors as much as the dogs do (if not even more) and one of our favorite activities to do together is hike! English mastiffs aren’t made for long hikes because it’s not tremendously helpful on the joints. That much body mass climbing and jumping is tough to support on the…

A Cosmic Celebration!

A coworker of mine recently told me about a charity event where a local dog photographer, Alex and crew from Zilker Bark, was taking Valentine's Day portraits at a charity event. I immediately was all in once she told me about this opportunity! My initial reaction was that I'd selfishly have a great, professional picture…

Welcome to Tales from Tails

Hello friends and welcome to the place where giant breeds are living their best extra-large lives! My life with English mastiffs is amazing! Everything is giant: big dogs, big furniture, big bags of dog food, big s----, and most importantly big love. I want to share a bit about my experiences living with these gentle…