Help calm your dog this Fireworks Season

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Dorwest are here to help No sooner is the summer turning to autumn are we are busy planning for Bonfire Night and the whole ‘ fireworks season’ this time of year can be especially stressful for pets and humans alike. If your dog suffers from even a mild noise phobia the months of October and

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Don’t Panic with Karen Wild

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Helping your pet through the firework season. Is it too late to do anything to help your dog or cat now that the season is upon us? It may be that you didn’t realise that they would be affected until the first bangs and whizzes exploded outside your home. Even a pet that hasn’t previously

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Karen Wild’s Firework Countdown

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Is there any good news if your pet is one that becomes stressed and unhappy around Fireworks season?   The answer is, yes! There are lots of things we can do in preparation to settle them down, so here is an easy-to-achieve 3-2-1 countdown. You still have plenty of time, so let’s get (quietly) cracking.

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Canine Massage – Why do I need vet consent?

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Our friends at the K9 Massage Guild have written this great article we would like to share with you. With the increase in ‘alternative therapies’ for our pets it is really important to use properly trained professionals, you really do owe it to your dog or cat to use a trained therapist and make sure

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Are we nearly there yet? Travel sickness explained

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With another holiday season just round the corner it’s that time again when we start thinking about packing up the family and our pets and heading off on a short break. However dogs can get travel sickness just like humans do, even on the shortest of journeys and this can sometimes be a stressful time, but

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Meet Jack Dyson!

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One of our customers kindly wrote to us with the below story. We receive hundreds of advice calls just like this listing the same issues, so we thought this would be an interesting read that many of you could identify with, we hope it helps. “Jack is 13 years of age and he is part

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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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