Pigmentation and Winter Nose

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  Keeping good pigmentation throughout the year can be difficult and often issues such as a change in drinking water, lack of sunshine or a bitch following a season or whelping can be contributory factors. It is one of the more specific problems of particular concern in show dogs and affects some breeds more than

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Last minute tips for your scared dog

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During this festive season, you know that Fireworks are going to be bad and your dog will be scared, you can still do plenty to help settle your pet. Here are some last minute ideas from animal behaviourist Karen Wild to implement on the day:   Take your pet out for a long walk earlier

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What supplements should I add to my dog’s raw diet?

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As the popularity of raw feeding grows and many dog owners are seeing and noticing the benefits of feeding their dog a raw natural diet. Our team of advisors are often asked: “What supplements should I add to my dog’s raw diet?” So using our 65 years of experience, here are our very best recommendations!

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The benefits of Garlic & Fenugreek Tablets for your dog

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This is the fundamental Dorwest ‘staple’, famous kennel owners swear by giving this herbal medicine on a daily basis. It can help to increase resistance to infections by supporting the immune system and also help to create an environment that parasites really don’t like! A multifunctional product, it is also licensed by the VMD to

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Essential daily dog supplements

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The most common question our team of advisors get asked is ‘What supplements can I give my dog everyday to keep him (or her!) healthy?’ Much like ourselves, it is much more sensible to keep your pet healthy than wait until perhaps their health is not quite as good and have to try and seek

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Essential fatty acids (EFA’s) for your dog – Omega 3 & 6

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Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are fats that must be supplied in the diet because the body cannot produce them naturally. They are required for normal growth and functioning of the cells, muscles, nerves, and organs and the production of prostaglandins (hormone-like substances which are key to many important processes). Deficiencies of EFAs can be linked

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What is Keepers Mix supplement and why should I feed it to my dog?

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  Keepers Mix is a unique blend of 8 herbs, originally formulated by a Dorset gamekeeper and kennel man, but brought up to date by Dorwest Herbs using the benefit of modern herbal knowledge and utilising scientific methods to guarantee the purity and quality of the ingredients so as to ensure maximum overall health benefits. 

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Which hedgerow berries are safe for my dog to eat?

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This time of year there are lots of berries in our hedgerows and you may wonder which ones are safe for your dog to eat and which should be avoided.  Here are some details on the seven most commonly found berries that you might come across on your walks – which are safe for your

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How Reggie overcame his firework fear!

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Reggie is a rescue Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is incredibly scared of bangs and noises, his owner contacted after last years Fireworks Night, here is his story…. “Reggie was my first foster dog when I started working at Jerry Green Dog Rescue, he was very anxious and stressed with kennel life so came home for

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8 ways to prepare your dog for a calm Fireworks Night

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You have plenty of time to get ready, so let’s get started on our plan for a quiet, calm and serene fireworks season for your dog!   1. Safe place Your pet needs to retreat to a place they can feel content and safe when it all gets loud and scary.  A soundproofed crate with

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