Taking the stress out of fireworks season

Taking the Stress Out of Fireworks Season

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Top tips from Certified Animal Behaviourist and Founder of Barket Place, Caroline Wilkinson. Firework season is approaching! With so many of our dogs experiencing some level of fear or anxiety around this time, it pays to get prepared. Support for Your Phobic Dog For those dogs with more severe phobias, start by adding our Scullcap

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How Tink Keeps Calm During Fireworks Season…

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“Tink has been having Scullcap & valerian Tablets for the past few years. I started giving them to her leading up to bonfire night as she gets extremely anxious when fireworks are let off. I noticed such a change in her whilst she was taking them, she seemed much calmer and relaxed. Tink is generally

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Why Herbals Are A Good Choice For Noise Anxiety In Dogs

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Holly Mash is a vet specialising in herbal medicine for animals. She qualified from Bristol University in 2001 and was the first vet in the UK to gain a Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Herbal Medicine. We’re so excited to have Holly join the Dorwest team – bringing her veterinary skills, knowledge and experience to our

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How To Support Your Dog When Moving House

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Moving house is something we all have to do at some stage of our lives. It’s an exciting but often stressful time, not only for ourselves but for our pets too. In order to make it a positive experience, we’re sharing our top tips to keep in mind when moving home with a dog. There

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How Long Should You Wait Before Getting Another Dog? Expanding Your Canine Family

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If you’ve recently welcomed a new puppy into your home, you’re no doubt already wondering how you ever lived without a dog in your life. Dogs are not only new additions to your family but also make the greatest companions. As your relationship blossoms with your first dog, the thought may have crossed your mind

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Are Skin Conditions Impacting Your Dog’s Behaviour?

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Have you noticed your dog’s personality change, alongside their itchy skin? Feeling uncomfortable in their own skin can impact your dog’s mood state. Prickly skin sensations might mean they find it harder to settle, impacting their sleep – which in turn leads to them feeling more anxious and hyper-vigilant. You might see that they’re barking

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How To Boost Your Connection With Your Dog On Walks

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Walks with our dogs bring so many positives! These include physical and mental health benefits for both you and your dog. From improving cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength to social interactions that help combat loneliness, the list of benefits goes on. What’s more, they also offer a special focused time together. This gives us an

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How To Make The Most Of The Best Dog Walks In The UK

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As you may or may not know (pun intended), May is National Walking Month. With local lockdown restrictions easing, now is the perfect time to discover some new walking adventures with your dog. So how can you make the most of the best dog walks in the UK? We’re going to help you! Read on

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Life After Lockdown with your Dogs

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As we’re navigating through the upcoming easing of lockdown restrictions and life begins to open up, it’s time to consider how ours and our dogs’ lives might be about to change. Not only has the past year brought many changes in routine for us humans, but there’s also been a lot of adapting required by

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How Peggy, Rodney and Lily Keep Calm Over Fireworks Season…

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“Using natural products is something that is extremely important to us when it comes to our three dogs. Not only are Dorwest Scullcap & Valerian Tablets an effective remedy, they are versatile in their use. The tablets been great in helping Lily (the boss of our house!) keep calm and focused in the run up

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