How to help your dog with Separation Anxiety

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Dogs who suffer from Separation Anxiety can find the experience of being left on their own, without any human companion, pretty traumatic. Their reliance on human companionship can be so extreme that they are left unable to emotionally cope with any period of solo time, even just a few minutes. For their owners, it can

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Beau: On the road to recovery

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Beau arrived at the German Shepherd Rescue Elite Essex Kennels where she was due to be put to sleep if they hadn’t stepped in to help her. At that point she was tremendously stressed and was completely scared of her own shadow and the slightest of noises. Beau was never really any good with men

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Herbs that heal the heart

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Help with your dog’s heartbreak. Just like humans, animals can experience times of sadness, anxiousness and loss. If your pet is experiencing one of the three below then the herbal experts are here to impart words of wisdom. Phantom pregnancy. Phantom, pseudo or false pregnancies occur more frequently in dogs than cats, and bitches that

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The Power of Dog! Health Benefits of Dogs

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Helping improve the lives of dogs is at the heart of what drives the team at Dorwest. But did you know dogs are actually able to help improve the lives of humans in a variety of ways too? We all know our dogs are amazing companions, regularly turning frowns upside down, but some dogs also

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7 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog | Train Your Dog Month

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This January, as part of Train Your Dog Month, The Association of Professional Dog Trainers is encouraging dog owners to teach their four legged friends some everyday manners. Positive reward training is fun for both the dog and owner and is a great way to strengthen the bond between you. This involves rewarding your dog

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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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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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