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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My Dog Is 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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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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Understanding your cat

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CAT BEHAVIOURS EXPLAINED Just what is your cat trying to tell you? Rubbing against your legs or furniture This is my home, and I scent things to find my way around. Showing you its behind Don’t be offended, I’m just being friendly. We cats say hello to each other by sniffing tails, just like dogs.

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Why is my dog eating ‘Sticky Weed’ / Clivers / Goosegrass

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I have been meaning to write this blog post about Stickyweed for a few weeks now, and I haven’t had the chance to forget to as I get reminded every time my dogs do an excellent impression of grazing cows at the hedge side! I am always amazed at their enthusiasm and determination to eat

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