The Power of Dog! Health Benefits of Dogs

In Advisor's Blog Animal Behaviour Anxiety & Behaviour By No comments yet

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

Read More

Back to school anxiety

In Anxiety & Behaviour By No comments yet

As kids, parents and grandparents will know only too well, it’s time to go ‘Back to School’ and work.  And after those many days of playing, no homework and lots of time spent with the family dog, it can be quite a shock for the children. But, what about the dog being left in a

Read More

Last minute tips for your scared dogs on Fireworks Night

In Advisor's Blog Anxiety & Behaviour By 1 comments

During this festive season, you know that Fireworks are going to occur often and they’ll be scary for your pet; especially for dogs on bonfire night. Don’t worry, there’s plenty you can do to help your dog’s anxiety and settle your pet. Here are some last minute ideas from animal behaviourist Karen Wild on how

Read More

Fireworks fear: How to recognise cat anxiety and how to help

In Advisor's Blog Animal Behaviour Anxiety & Behaviour By No comments yet

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

Read More

8 ways to calm down dogs ready for Fireworks night

In Advisor's Blog Anxiety & Behaviour By No comments yet

You have plenty of time to get ready, so let’s get started on our plan for a quiet, calm and serene fireworks season for your dog on bonfire night! If your pet experiences noise anxiety and gets scared when fireworks sound on bonfire night, these 8 tips on how to calm down your dog are

Read More

My dog’s scared of fireworks- How natural calming remedies for dogs helped

In Animal Behaviour Anxiety & Behaviour General Health By No comments yet

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

Read More

How herbal products can help noise phobic pets

In Advisor's Blog Anxiety & Behaviour Herbal Expertise By No comments yet

Herbal remedies for anxiety, our Scullcap & Valerian Tablets and Valerian Compound, are made with specifically selected herbs to effectively reduce anxiety by calming activity in the nervous system rather than sedating and relaxing muscles. This means they will be less concerned about the noises that would normally cause distress. During Autumn and Winter, it’s

Read More

5 natural supplements for dogs and their benefits

In Advisor's Blog Anxiety & Behaviour Digestion General Health Herbal Expertise Joints Skin & Coat By No comments yet

Natural herbal supplements for dogs help to improve their health; by boosting their diet you can ensure they are getting all the nutrition they need. Not sure where to start? Here’s our top 5 best natural supplements for dogs and why we recommend them for regular use: 1. Keeper’s Mix Keeper’s Mix for Dogs is

Read More

How to give your dog a natural boost

In Animal Behaviour Anxiety & Behaviour General Health Herbal Expertise Shows & Exhibitions By No comments yet

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

Read More