Which hedgerow berries are safe for my dog to eat?

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This time of year there are lots of berries in our hedgerows and you may wonder which ones are safe for your dog to eat and which should be avoided.  Here are some details on the seven most commonly found berries that you might come across on your walks – which are safe for your

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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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5 natural supplements for dogs and their benefits

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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

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Tree Barks Powder soothes dog’s poorly tums!

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Digestive issues in your dog (or cat) can vary from the occasional windy or gurgly tummy to diarrhoea, pancreatic insufficiency or something more serious.  The most important point is if you are at all concerned please visit a veterinary professional for their expert advice. This will allow anything serious to be diagnosed, treated or even

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5 things that can upset your dog’s tummy and how to help

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Digestive upsets can occur in any dog from time to time, and although not usually serious or long lasting they can be upsetting for owners and may cause discomfort for the dog. Some breeds of dog, or individuals, seem to have more delicate digestions than others and so being aware of your dog’s individual sensitivities

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We’re all going on a Summer holiday…and the dog is coming too!

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Hurray for the summer holiday! But just because you’re heading off on holiday, doesn’t mean your four-legged friend should be left behind. We’ve put together a top tip holiday guide to include the whole family and don’t forget to tick off the checklist. Travelling do’s and don’ts Take note of your dog’s microchip number and

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Is my dog getting enough vitamins and minerals?

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In recent years we have seen a growth in the availability of quality unprocessed raw foods being sold for dogs, and plant-based supplements are an important part of these regimes as dogs’ benefit from the essential nutrients they contain.  One of the most common questions we are asked at Dorwest is ‘What herbal supplement can

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Pancake recipe for your dog!

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Its simple and dog friendly! Let your dog join in the pancake fun! All you need is: 2 Bananas 2 eggs 1 dash of cinnamon 2 tbsp of coconut flour Coconut oil for frying Method: Mash up the banana and eggs in a medium bowl and then stir in the cinnamon and coconut flour. Allow

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Peanut Butter – Is it safe for your dog?

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There have been many articles and stories in the press and on social media recently about the possible dangers of giving Peanut Butter to dogs, so we thought you might find it useful to have some more information on this.  We’ve done some research and this is what we’ve found out, we hope it helps.

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Has your dog eaten something it shouldn’t?

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Now the weather is warming up, our adventurous dogs and puppies have got their noses firmly on the ground sniffing about looking for the next interesting smell or tasty morsel.  Whether it’s a squirrel that has been pottering around or crumbs from a picnic – this is all very interesting for our dogs. The downside

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