5 Ways to Help Your Dog’s Dry Skin

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In short haired dogs a little ‘dandruff’ or dry skin can quickly be very evident, however dry skin isn’t as easy to spot in longer coated dogs – if you part the coat you may see the odd flakes of skin flaking away. Dry skin can make your dog very itchy and this can get

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The Kennel Club & Dorwest provide a Defibrillator at all-breed Championship Shows

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  A defibrillator will be available at all-breed Championship Shows on the Dorwest stand thanks to The Kennel Club. At Crufts 2018, thanks to the Kennel Club and Mikaela Short, we were given lifesaving equipment to take with us to all Championship Shows. The Kennel Club purchased a defibrillator which is a device that gives

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Why Is My Dog Eating Sticky Weed / Clivers / Goosegrass

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I’m sure every owner has a vivid memory spring to mind of their dog doing an excellent impression of grazing cows at the hedge. It’s amazing how much enthusiasm and determination they have to eat as much of the herb as possible! But not to worry, dogs eating sticky weed is actually far more common

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All about Turmeric

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Have you heard about Turmeric? Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a trendy, fashionable herb that has roared into the mainstream. It has been said to be one of nature’s greatest wonder herbs. In this blog we aim to provide you with a quick guide to what Turmeric is, how to give it to your pet and

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Herbie the baldy dog

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“After a few stressful knee operations, our poor boy lost a lot of hair. We were recommended to contact Dorwest, and with their help and advice and his raw diet, this is the transformation from September last year to this January. We can’t thank you enough!”     Just gone 3 years old, Herbie has

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Why give Glucosamine and Chondroitin to my dog?

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If you are looking for a pharmaceutical quality joint supplement that contains the best ingredients yet doesn’t cost the earth, Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets are the perfect choice!     Glucosamine naturally occurs in the connective and cartilage tissues and contributes to the strength, flexability and elasticity of these tissues.  However due to injury or just normal

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Banish your dog’s bad breath

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Bad breath can occur in all dogs no matter how big or small, old or young. Bad breath can become intolerable and disturbs the relationship with your dog. Many owners attempt to improve their dog’s bad breath by using toothpaste, changing their diet or trying different foods but sometimes the smell still lingers. Domino and

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Yeasty smelly skin? No more nasty niffs for Hamish

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Hamish, a 10 year old Westie, had an ongoing yeast infection which caused him to lose his fur and made his skin black, thick and smelly. Hamish came to his owner Pauline when she was a foster carer for Westie Rescue Scheme and after endless visits to the vets, trying and testing different products, there

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6 reasons why your dog may smell and how you can help

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‘Can you stop my dog smelling…. of dog?!’ It almost sounds like a joke, however this is quite a common problem our advisors get asked. Now we all expect our dogs to smell a little and of course that is entirely natural and it is certainly not realistic to completely stop your dog having any

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What supplements should I add to my dog’s raw diet?

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As the popularity of raw feeding grows and many dog owners are seeing and noticing the benefits of feeding their dog a raw natural diet. Our team of advisors are often asked: “What supplements should I add to my dog’s raw diet?” So using our 65 years of experience, here are our very best recommendations!

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