70 years and counting! The Dorwest Foundation

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At Dorwest, caring for dogs and cats is at the forefront of what we do. This is why we supply cat and dog supplements and herbal medicines, and we are proud that our veterinary herbal medicine range is fully licensed by Veterinary Medicines Directorate. Last year, we celebrated a special birthday, 2018 marked the 70th

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The benefits of Glucosamine & Chondroitin for your dog’s joints

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A good quality Glucosamine joint supplement for dogs and cats can be especially required when movement and suppleness of the connective tissues and cartilage may be compromised, due to normal wear and tear that happens with age or through injury. Glucosamine: What is it and why is it used? Glucosamine is an amino sugar that naturally

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5 things you should know before buying Turmeric for dogs

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Turmeric is a bit of wonder herb from Southern India, but a huge rise in popularity also comes with conflicting information. Before you buy Turmeric Tablets for dogs, here is the low-down on this golden spice from the experts at Dorwest Herbs. 1.What should you look for when choosing your Turmeric for dogs? Due to

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Can you help fleas stay away naturally?

In Advisor's Blog General Health Herbal Expertise Skin & Coat By 5 comments

As Summer turns to Autumn, we are getting lots of customers contacting us about fleas. These annoying pests not only irritate pets, and the scratching caused is tiresome for owners too, but more importantly they can also cause severe skin problems in both dogs and cats as some pets can have an allergic reaction to

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What is Keepers Mix supplement and why should I feed it to my dog?

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Keepers Mix dog supplement is a unique blend of 8 herbs, originally formulated by a Dorset gamekeeper and kennel man. This dog food supplement was brought up to date by Dorwest Herbs using the benefit of modern herbal knowledge. We utilised scientific methods to guarantee the purity and quality of the ingredients so as to ensure

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How Herbal Remedies Can Help Noise Phobia in Dogs

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During Autumn and Winter, when there may be Firework displays and unexpected thunderstorms, we recommend using natural dog calming products. As we don’t have these storms regularly, many dogs can be afraid of the whizz, bangs and rumbles of thunder. Our Scullcap & Valerian Tablets for Dogs and Valerian Compound for Dogs are both made

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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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How to give your dog a natural boost

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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

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Is my dog getting enough vitamins and minerals?

In Advisor's Blog Digestion General Health Herbal Expertise Joints Skin & Coat By 4 comments

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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