How to look after your dog’s dry skin in Winter

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The bite of the cold air can be harsh on the sensitive skin of our furry best friends, causing dry dog skin in winter months. Dry skin can be uncomfortable for dogs, especially when it starts to flake off and build up in their fur. There are steps you can take to care for dog

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Can you help fleas stay away naturally?

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As Summer turns to Autumn, we are getting lots of customers contacting us about fleas. These annoying pests not only irritate pets, and the scratching caused is tiresome for owners too, but more importantly they can also cause severe skin problems in both dogs and cats as some pets can have an allergic reaction to

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

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Keepers Mix dog supplement is a unique blend of 8 herbs, originally formulated by a Dorset gamekeeper and kennel man. This dog food supplement was brought up to date by Dorwest Herbs using the benefit of modern herbal knowledge. We utilised scientific methods to guarantee the purity and quality of the ingredients so as to ensure

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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 to wait until perhaps their health is not quite as good and have to try and

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Last minute tips for your scared dogs on Bonfire Night

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During this festive season, you know that Fireworks are going to occur often and they’ll be scary for your pet; especially for dogs on bonfire night. Don’t worry, there’s plenty you can do to help your dog’s anxiety and settle your pet. Here are some last minute ideas from animal behaviourist Karen Wild on how

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Dogs in the news- September 2018

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It’s been a busy month for dogs in the news this month, and we especially like it when it’s great news stories! Here’s some of the most important news we’ve come across lately: End to puppy and kitten farming Lucy’s Law celebrated the government’s announcement that it will ban the sale of puppies and kittens

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Fireworks fear: How to recognise cat anxiety and how to help

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You’d be forgiven for thinking that cat anxiety isn’t common; these independent, sometimes solitary animals can appear fearless – we all know someone with both a cat and dog and the cat wears the trousers! Cat anxiety symptoms often reveal themselves on fireworks night or during the summer firework season. How can you tell if

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How can Scullcap & Valerian Tablets help my dog’s Anxiety? Learn from our Customers

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If your dog suffers from anxiety caused by travel-related issues, experiences noise phobia such as fireworks fear, or if your dog has general anxiety, Dorwest will come to the rescue! Our licensed herbal medicine Scullcap & Valerian Tablets and herbal supplement Valerian Compound Liquid both calm and relax dogs and cats naturally. Herbs are gentle

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8 ways to calm down dogs ready for 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 on bonfire night! If your pet experiences noise anxiety and gets scared when fireworks sound on bonfire night, these 8 tips on how to calm down your dog are

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How herbal products can help noise phobic pets

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Herbal remedies for anxiety, our Scullcap & Valerian Tablets and Valerian Compound, are made with specifically selected herbs to effectively reduce anxiety by calming activity in the nervous system rather than sedating and relaxing muscles. This means they will be less concerned about the noises that would normally cause distress. During Autumn and Winter, it’s

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