No more suffering for Chihuahua Chloe!

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Chloe was a sickly little puppy and suffered from both chronic ear infections and skin allergies. She was in agony and constantly biting and scratching herself. She was fully up-to-date with all worm and flea treatments and the house had been sprayed with Indorex. The vet prescribed Allermyl Shampoo but it didn’t help, then suggested I

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Natural Winter Health Tips

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With the leaves now falling from the trees the winter months are just around the corner.The colder months can often highlight several common ailments which may have been laying dormant throughout the summer months, such as stiff joints and mobility problems.   In some cases the winter may also affect your dog’s pigmentation which can be

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Herbal Health Tips for Summer Problems Part 2

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Summer thunderstorms and noises   The downside of this hot weather is that inevitably when it eventually breaks we get some violent thunderstorms and these can be scary for our pets. As we don’t have these storms regularly most pets, especially young ones, find the noises and lightning flashes disturbing as it is not something they

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Herbal Health Tips for Summer Problems – Part 1

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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, which we hope you find useful and informative. Fleas and ticks Preventing fleas and ticks is an age-old battle. The population of both these

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What you need to know about ‘Heatstroke’ and your dog

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Dogs are more susceptible to heat stroke than humans and one of the main reasons is that they are wearing a fur coat. So with the temperature rising it’s time to be aware that the summer heat can become dangerous to your dog very quickly.  Dogs rely on breathing out excess heat by panting to

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Winter nose and toes

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Toes Sore foot pads can occur in the colder months especially if walking in ice and snow, so after a long walk in such conditions be sure to check your pooch’s feet. Remove any debris, ice or snow that you find between his toes, if his paws are dirty, wash and dry them thoroughly, and

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