7 Puppy Toilet Training Tips

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Bringing a puppy into your life is such an exciting time! From the moment you pick them up, it’s the start of a beautiful new relationship. There are so many enjoyable parts to new puppy parenthood. From exploring the world together to teaching them new skills, and all the cuddles they provide. However, not all

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Are Skin Conditions Impacting Your Dog’s Behaviour?

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Have you noticed your dog’s personality change, alongside their itchy skin? Feeling uncomfortable in their own skin can impact your dog’s mood state. Prickly skin sensations might mean they find it harder to settle, impacting their sleep – which in turn leads to them feeling more anxious and hyper-vigilant. You might see that they’re barking

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How To Boost Your Connection With Your Dog On Walks

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Walks with our dogs bring so many positives! These include physical and mental health benefits for both you and your dog. From improving cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength to social interactions that help combat loneliness, the list of benefits goes on. What’s more, they also offer a special focused time together. This gives us an

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Life After Lockdown with your Dogs

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As we’re navigating through the upcoming easing of lockdown restrictions and life begins to open up, it’s time to consider how ours and our dogs’ lives might be about to change. Not only has the past year brought many changes in routine for us humans, but there’s also been a lot of adapting required by

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Prepare To Be Relaxed This Firework Season With Scullcap & Valerian

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We know from personal experience how distressing it can be when your dog is afraid of loud bangs, and with ‘fireworks season’ becoming longer and less predictable, knowing how to calm your dog during fireworks is more challenging than ever. The good news is that there are steps you can take to help your four-legged

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Back To Work & School? 6 Ways To Help Separation Anxiety In Dogs

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There are times in the year when we all may spend a little more time at home than usual. Whether it’s the annual school summer holidays or unexpected situations, such as COVID19. But what happens when the realities of daily life come back into play? Returning to work and school can feel un-settling to us

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How To Keep Your Dog Calm With Scullcap & Valerian Tablets and Valerian Compound

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

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Overweight Dog? Top Tips to Help Them Lose Weight.

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When you’re at your local veterinary surgery, it’s likely you’ll hear the words “pop your dog on the scales.” For many, this is just part of the process. Others reading this may have experienced a slightly different feeling! A dreaded feeling in the pit of your stomach might lurch up, as deep down you know…“I

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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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