The East Boston destination for all your BFF’s needs
Our pet store offers the best healthy food, natural treats, quality toys and the best selection of dogs and cats supplies
East Boston's spot for furry friends!
We offer the best selection of healthy food, natural treats, quality toys and and other pet store essentials!
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Frequent Buyer Programs in Hungry Tails
What’s a Frequent Buyer Program? Powered by Astro Loyalty, Frequent Buyer Programs are a way for our favorite brands to reward your loyalty. It’s only offered in small, independent stores like Hungry Tails. It doesn’t require for you to multiple carry cards in your wallet! How does it work? You’ll need to enroll in our…Read More →
Are bones good for your dog?
Giving your dog a bone seems an easy decision, but do you know if bones are good for your dog? And, more importantly, are you picking the right one? Let’s start with chewing. Chewing has very important benefits for your dog: it mentally stimulates them, and reduces anxiety (linked to high blood pressure and heart disease).…Read More →
Training your dog? Watch out for calories in treats
Treats are a vital part of positive reinforcement, rewards-based training but do you know how many calories are in training treats? Giving too many treats will not only spoil their appetite for actual nutritious meals but also may create an obesity problem. The regular rule of thumb is that treats should make up about 10%…Read More →
February is National Pet Dental Health Month!
An often-overlooked aspect of your pet’s health, dental care is fundamental to keeping your furry friend happy and healthy. One of the most common complaints we hear is bad breath. Generally, oral disease is the main culprit of receiving stinky kisses from our BFFs. Your veterinarian should check your pet’s gums and teeth at least…Read More →
Is CBD For Dogs and Cats Okay?
Introduction to CBD for dogs and cats: CBD, or cannabidiol, is a one of the two main compounds found in the cannabis plant. The other one is THC, which is the substance responsible for the “high” in people. The other one, CBD, has many potential health benefits for dogs and cats. It is non-psychoactive, meaning…Read More →
What is Positive Reinforcement in Dog Training?
Positive reinforcement training is a popular and effective method for training dogs. It is the act of rewarding desired behaviors with positive reinforcement. The rewards may include treats, praise, or toys. This type of training comes from the principles of operant conditioning. In operant conditioning, animals associate a behavior with a positive or negative outcome.Positive…Read More →
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