Experts in herbal pet care

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

In General Health Herbal Expertise Skin & Coat By 19 comments

‘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

Read More

Pigmentation and Winter Nose

In Advisor's Blog Skin & Coat By 21 comments

Keeping good pigmentation throughout the year can be difficult and often issues such as a change in drinking water, lack of sunshine or a bitch following a season or whelping can be contributory factors. It is one of the more specific problems of particular concern in show dogs and affects some breeds more than others,

Read More

Overcoming Sonny’s itchy skin

In Skin & Coat By 6 comments

Nicola is Sonny the Lurchers owner and here she explains their story of Sonny and his irritated skin Itchy Paws “Sonny is now a 4 year old lurcher,  but his itchy paws started when he was about a year old. His toes are kind of webbed with hair growing between and he just started to

Read More

Hot under the collar? Your dog’s skin disorder

In Skin & Coat By No comments yet

Although the weather is taking it’s time to warm up this year, we are already getting an increase in Customers who contact us about their dogs having seasonal, non-specific skin disorders. Over the coming weeks we’re going to be sharing a series of blog articles that are designed to give you all the information you need to understand about

Read More

So what actually is a ‘Skin Disorder’?

In Skin & Coat By 10 comments

Our first blog starts at the very beginning, what actually is a skin disorder?….. expertly written by Dr Claire Miller BVetMed CertAVP MRCVS. Your skin is often referred to as the largest organ of the human body and the same is true for our furry friends. With a myriad of functions, the skin is always

Read More

Step 4: Herbal supplements for treating canine skin disorders

In Skin & Coat By No comments yet

What’s herbs got to do with it? Herbs have proved over many years to often be the more permanent answer to many of the non-specific skin conditions that dogs suffer from. This shouldn’t really be a surprise as even today the majority of conventional medicines are still derived from, or synthetic copies of, plants. So

Read More

Step 3: Nutrition’s role in your dog’s skin health

In General Health Skin & Coat By 2 comments

We always recommend reviewing your dog’s nutrition as part of the 4 Step Plan for managing your dogs skin disorder. How can a raw diet help skin diseases? The simple, fresh, nutritious nature of the raw diet, along with the flexibility to tailor diets to an individual, provides a useful tool in managing skin disease

Read More

Step 2: Itchy skin, grooming for relief

In Skin & Coat By No comments yet

Step 2:  Your dog’s itchy skin, grooming for relief “My dog’s got bald patches – what can it be?” “We’ve been unlucky; her breed is susceptible to skin issues.” “He must have got it from a dog at the park, and now he never stops scratching! What can I do?” As a groomer, these are

Read More

Improving Inc’s coat condition

In Skin & Coat By No comments yet

Trial Study Before the launch of Omega Star it was tested by a study group of dogs, these were a variety of breeds from every group and from youngsters through to veterans, from working dogs to pet dogs through to top winning show dogs! A few of their owners felt so strongly about using the

Read More

A star is born!

In Dorwest News Skin & Coat By 4 comments

Introducing Omega Star We are so excited to announce the launch of Omega Star. Omega Star® is a 100% natural blend of plant oils, rich in essential Omega 3 and 6’s.  It is both the unique combination and quality of the ingredients and most importantly the levels used in this carefully created blend, which really

Read More