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 I

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Springtime Fun and Spring Hazards for Dogs

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Are you and your dog fed up of the dark nights, rain and cold weather? The good news is, spring is just around the corner! If you listen very carefully, you might be able to hear those clocks moving forwards, beckoning the lighter nights and warmer days! Hooray! With the change of season, there are

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Overweight Dog? Top Tips to Help Them Lose Weight.

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When you’re at your local veterinary surgery, it’s likely you’ll hear the words “pop your dog on the scales.” For many, this is just part of the process. Others reading this may have experienced a slightly different feeling! A dreaded feeling in the pit of your stomach might lurch up, as deep down you know…“I

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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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5 Reasons & Remedies for Your Dog’s Upset Stomach

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Just like us, dogs can get an upset stomach from time to time. Although not usually serious or long lasting, they can be upsetting for owners and may cause discomfort for the dog. Some breeds of dog, seem to have more delicate digestions than others and so being aware of your dog’s individual sensitivities is

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Soothe Dogs’ Poorly Tums with Dorwest Tree Barks Powder

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If your dog (or cat) has an upset stomach, symptoms can vary from the occasional windy 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 expert advice. This will allow anything serious to be diagnosed, treated or even

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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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Why Should I Brush My Dog’s Teeth?

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We would all love our dog’s breath to smell fresh and for their teeth to be healthy, but you might wonder, do dogs really need dental care? The answer is yes! Most of us will experience uncomfortable and sometimes painful dental problems within our lives and it’s no different for dogs. Learning how to clean

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Homemade Dog Treats! Recipes & Reasons Why They Could Be Good For Your Dog.

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What do dogs absolutely love? Treats of course! So have you ever considered making your own homemade dog treats? If you haven’t, hopefully this blog post will show you how great it can be and maybe even inspire you to try! If you have baked for your lucky dog before, then you may want to

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