How to look after your dog’s dry skin in Winter

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The bite of the cold air can be harsh on the sensitive skin of our furry best friends, causing dry dog skin in winter months. Dry skin can be uncomfortable for dogs, especially when it starts to flake off and build up in their fur. There are steps you can take to care for dog

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Can you help fleas stay away naturally?

In Advisor's Blog General Health Herbal Expertise Skin & Coat By 4 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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The benefits of Garlic & Fenugreek Tablets for your dog

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Our Garlic & Fenugreek Tablets are the fundamental Dorwest Herbs ‘staple’; famous kennel owners swear by giving this herbal medicine on a daily basis! The ingredients in this natural supplement include garlic and fenugreek for dogs; both are natural anti-inflammatories. By giving your dog Dorwest Garlic &  Fenugreek Tablets, you can help to increase their

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Essential Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids for Your Dog

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Essential fatty acids are not only beneficial for humans, but for dogs, too. By choosing omega 3 & 6 supplements for dogs, you ensure that your dog will receive the necessary essential fatty acids. Omega rich food supplements are used to help your dog’s dry skin. Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are fats that must be

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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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Summer dangers for your pet and how to help

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Whether it’s piping hot or a touch cooler this Summer certain problems with our pets often arise. We have therefore put together some herbal tips to help combat these common problems. Fleas and ticks The population of both these parasites rise during the warmer months with increased breeding. The bites of fleas can irritate and

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats Skin

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Cats can be tricky to read, if they’re flicking their tail, does it mean they’re happy or angry? It’s even harder to tell if something is wrong with them, which is why at Dorwest Herbs we’ve heard several customers ask, “why does my cat’s skin twitch?” and “why is my cat’s skin dry?” We share

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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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How can I cool down my hot dog?

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The Great British Summer is finally producing some of hot and sunny days so before it does, why not read our tips about how to keep your dog cool! As the air temperature rises, so too does the ground temperature and depending on the surface it can rise more than you’d imagine. Luckily in the

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How and why should I wash my dog?

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Most dogs would rather skip bath time but alongside regular brushing, washing your dog is an equally important step of your dog’s grooming regime. As well as cleaning the coat and removing dust and mud, washing also helps remove any allergens such as pollen, that can be picked up whilst running in the grass. Here

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