Discover How Dog Balm Can Protect Skin, Paws & Noses Naturally

In Advisor's Blog Dorwest News General Health Herbal Expertise Skin & Coat By 3 comments

Protect your dog’s skin, paws & nose naturally with dog balm For cuts, grazes, skin irritations or sore paws, dog friendly skin and paw balms are a great addition to your doggy first aid kit and something to always have on hand. Seasons, allergies, and breed types can all affect how a dog’s skin reacts

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How and Why Should I Wash My Dog?

In Advisor's Blog Animal Behaviour Skin & Coat By 3 comments

Most dogs would rather skip bath time but alongside regular brushing, washing your dog with a natural dog shampoo 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

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4 Ways To Relieve Your Pet’s Skin Condition

In Advisor's Blog General Health Skin & Coat By 13 comments

With summer approaching, this time of year brings about the common issue of itchy skin for dogs. Longer evenings, more walks outdoors and flowers in bloom are lovely, but rising temperatures also increase the prevalence of pollen, which can lead to skin irritation for your pet. We believe it’s important for owners to understand the

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How to improve your dogs coat and pigmentation

In General Health Herbal Expertise Shows & Exhibitions Skin & Coat By 33 comments

Recently our advice lines and show team have received a huge number of calls and visits from customers asking how can I improve my dog’s coat and pigmentation? With winter just around the corner now is often the time coat condition suffers due to the weather and pigmentation can also reduce due to the lack

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

In Advisor's Blog General Health Skin & Coat By 2 comments

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 14 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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5 natural supplements for dogs and their benefits

In Advisor's Blog Anxiety & Behaviour Digestion General Health Herbal Expertise Joints Skin & Coat By 2 comments

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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6 Summer Dangers for Your Pet and How You Can Help

In Advisor's Blog General Health Skin & Coat By 2 comments

Whether it’s piping hot or a touch cooler this Summer certain problems with our pets often arise. Here at Dorwest Herbs, we have put together some tips to help combat these common problems with the use of herbal pet remedies. 1. Fleas and ticks The population of both these parasites rise during the warmer months

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats Skin

In Advisor's Blog Animal Behaviour General Health Skin & Coat By 1 comments

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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7 Tips on How to Keep Dogs Cool

In General Health Skin & Coat By 2 comments

The Great British Summer is finally producing some of the very hot and sunny days we are sometimes fortunate to have in the UK! Whilst this is celebrated by us humans, for dogs it isn’t always so enjoyable. Feel more prepared and read our tips on keeping your dog cool in the summer. As the

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