7 Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Dog!

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Let’s face it, our pets are part of the family and should not be left off the Christmas list. After all they’ve been good all year too! When it comes to deciding what to give your dog for Christmas, you’ll want to keep their favourite things in mind. Are they more outdoorsy or prefer to

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What Not to Feed Dogs at Christmas

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Christmas is the most wonderful time of year – not only for us humans, but for dogs, too! There are many reasons why dogs love Christmas, and one of them is the food. However, it’s crucial that yourself and your guests are aware of what not to feed dogs at Christmas. Turkey bones When you’re

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Why your pets love Christmas too!

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Christmas is a time for food, family and festivities. Not only do you enjoy it but so does your pet. More guests and family around the home means more attention for your pets. That means more strokes and kisses, even the lipstick ones from Grandma! However many pets do find it a little stressful if

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What are the Benefits Keeper’s Mix for Dogs?

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Our Keeper’s 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

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3 Essential Daily Supplements For Dogs

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At Dorwest Herbs, the most common question our team of advisors get asked is ‘What supplements can I give my dog every day 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

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Breeding Your Dog? Tips for a Happy Mum & Puppies…

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Puppies. There’s nothing more adorable, right? Those beautiful eyes. Wagging tails. Simply magical! It’s easy to see why you may be considering breeding your dog. But have you also considered an important fact? Responsible breeding is a lot of hard work! As a pet parent, there are a number of steps you’ll need to undertake

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How To Calm Down A Dog on Fireworks Night – Even at the Last Minute!

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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 on how to calm down your dog

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How Herbal Remedies Can Help Noise Phobia in Dogs

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During Autumn and Winter, when there may be Firework displays and unexpected thunderstorms, we recommend using natural dog calming products. As we don’t have these storms regularly, many dogs can be afraid of the whizz, bangs and rumbles of thunder. Our Scullcap & Valerian Tablets for Dogs and Valerian Compound for Dogs are both made

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8 Ways To Calm Down Dogs Ready For Fireworks Night

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Fireworks season is soon approaching, so there is 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 dog has anxiety and gets scared when fireworks sound on bonfire night, these 8 tips on how to

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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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