Disgusting, we know – but Why do dogs eat poo? Read our post to find out why

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Coprophagia is the name given to the habit of eating poo, mainly seen in younger dogs but it can become a habit. Although an unpleasant practice it is a common one, and at Dorwest we receive many calls asking for advice on the subject. So to help understand and hopefully eradicate the problem we have

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Christmas, ‘Tis the season to be careful

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Christmas is traditionally a time for festivities, food and family. Most pet owners also like to spoil their dogs and cats a little bit too.  But as nice as this is, it is always good to be aware of things that may cause them harm. We have compiled this list to help your Christmas be

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Travelling Do’s and Don’ts

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It’s that time of the year that many of us pack our shorts, bikinis and sun screen and head off for a short break.  For us dog owners, jumping on a plane is not usually an option with our canine pals in tow and a short break in the UK or Europe is opted for. 

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Is you dog munching clivers ?

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We’ve noticed that our dogs are all munching on Clivers at the moment and thought you might like to know a little about this plant, as perhaps it will explain why they are so keen on eating it. Clivers (Galium aparine) is also known commonly as Goosegrass as well as some other lovely country names

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Spring is officially here – but be aware of pet poisons in your garden

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Here is some brilliant information on toxins found in the garden at Springtime…….. Gardening season is here! Plant bulbs are just as excited to break through the ground to add some color to our yards as we are to see some greenery! That said, we need to be aware of the potential dangers spring plants

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