Experts in herbal pet care

Poppy the perfect family pooch!

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Our pre-launch trial was conducted on a study group of dogs of varied breed and age, some were top winning show dogs, some working dogs, famous social media doggy bloggers and also the important family pet! Here is Poppy’s story shared by her owner Faye Avery   “Poppy is a Labradoodle, she is 5 years

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Skin – Hot Tottie!

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Tottie will be 13 in July and until March 2014 never had skin problems. She began scratching mainly on her side and started to make it sore, she developed a bald patch too. Our Vet gave her a steroid and antibiotic injection and said it could be pollen allergy. We feed her on hypoallergenic food

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Skin – Martha needed a’cyst’ance from Dorwest

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My Irish Terrier Martha developed hundreds of small cysts from the nape of her neck to the root of her tail. Our vet had no suggestions for treatment unless they became infected, so we tried various remedies to no avail. At Crufts we visited Dorwest for toothpaste and noticed Evening Primrose Oil was recommended for

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Skin – Find out how George the Bulldog ditched the itch!

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This is George, he’s a Bulldog and he’s my mate! As many Bulldog owners will tell you they are a special breed, they need lots of care and cost you lots of money and it’s like having another baby. We were fully aware of what sort of problems we would have with George when we

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Skin – Do you raw feed your dog?

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It’s become the biggest change in dog feeding for many years as more and more owners turn to feeding raw meat to their pets.  Here at Dorwest we feed our dogs this way and have done so for more years than we care to remember, and so we are ideally placed to understand the concerns

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Meet Jack Dyson!

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One of our customers kindly wrote to us with the below story. We receive hundreds of advice calls just like this listing the same issues, so we thought this would be an interesting read that many of you could identify with, we hope it helps. “Jack is 13 years of age and he is part

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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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