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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My dog’s scared of fireworks- How natural calming remedies for dogs helped

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Clair was at her wits end when all three of her Whippets began showing signs of severe noise phobia in dogs…caused by firewokrs! Bonfire night until New Year’s use to be a dreaded period in Clair’s household, but now, using Calming remedies for dogs, they all rest easy in their beds. Here’s how… “Molly ages

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What do I do if my dog is a fussy eater?

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Is your dog not eating? Fussy eating? Wondering how to get your dog to eat? If you are reading this blog, some of these things may sound rather too familiar: Feeding your dog by hand Changing dog foods regularly Ending up feeding your dog human food just to get them to eat Standing over them

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5 things that can upset your dog’s tummy and how to help

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Digestive upsets can occur in any dog from time to time, and although not usually serious or long lasting they can be upsetting for owners and may cause discomfort for the dog. Some breeds of dog, or individuals, seem to have more delicate digestions than others and so being aware of your dog’s individual sensitivities

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We’re all going on a Summer holiday…and the dog is coming too!

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Hurray for the summer holiday! But just because you’re heading off on holiday, doesn’t mean your four-legged friend should be left behind. We’ve put together a top tip holiday guide to include the whole family and don’t forget to tick off the checklist. Travelling do’s and don’ts Take note of your dog’s microchip number and

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How to give your dog a natural boost

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Damiana & Kola Tablets are really a bit of a wonder tablet and has two wonderful uses in dogs. It contains three herbs, Damiana, Kola nut and Saw Palmetto extract, these are known for their anti-depressive, and energy-giving properties.  In fact Damiana was used by Native Americans as a nervous system stimulator and used to

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats Skin

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Cats can be tricky to read, if they’re flicking their tail, does it mean they’re happy or angry? It’s even harder to tell if something is wrong with them, which is why at Dorwest Herbs we’ve heard several customers ask, “why does my cat’s skin twitch?” and “why is my cat’s skin dry?” We share

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