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Skin – Do you raw feed your dog?

In Advisor's Blog General Health Skin & Coat By No comments yet

It’s become the biggest change in dog feeding for many years as more and more owners turn to feeding raw meat to their pets.  Here at Dorwest we feed our dogs this way and have done so for more years than we care to remember, and so we are ideally placed to understand the concerns

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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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Finn’s Last Chance

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When Finn first arrived at Last Chance Hotel Animal Rescue in Cornwall, we thought he would die within days. He had a massive skin infection due to a flea allergy, ear infections and was extremely underweight as well as having muscle wastage and arthritis in his back legs. He was rushed to the vet, who

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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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Natural Winter Health Tips

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With the leaves now falling from the trees the winter months are just around the corner.The colder months can often highlight several common ailments which may have been laying dormant throughout the summer months, such as stiff joints and mobility problems.   In some cases the winter may also affect your dog’s pigmentation which can 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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What you need to know about ‘Heatstroke’ and your dog

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Dogs are more susceptible to heat stroke than humans and one of the main reasons is that they are wearing a fur coat. So with the temperature rising it’s time to be aware that the summer heat can become dangerous to your dog very quickly.  Dogs rely on breathing out excess heat by panting to

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Spring is officially here – but be aware of pet poisons in your garden

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Here is some brilliant information on toxins found in the garden at Springtime…….. Gardening season is here! Plant bulbs are just as excited to break through the ground to add some color to our yards as we are to see some greenery! That said, we need to be aware of the potential dangers spring plants

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We received the story of Billy from Helen Freeman who runs Border Terrier Welfare and Rescue in our area, and it’s such a lovely story we thought we should share it with you all. Billy was re-homed by Border Terrier Welfare when he was 6½ but sadly the owner died and neither the wife or

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