Is My Dog Getting Enough Vitamins and Minerals?

In Advisor's Blog Digestion General Health Herbal Expertise Joints Skin & Coat By 6 comments

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 I

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How To Care For The Older Dog

In Advisor's Blog General Health Joints By 8 comments

We love our oldies; old dogs have a special charm and we share with them a unique bond as family members over many years. Naturally, we want to do our best for dogs in their old age – it’s a time in their life when they need us the most, which is why caring for an

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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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Why is my dog eating ‘Sticky Weed’ / Clivers / Goosegrass

In Advisor's Blog Animal Behaviour General Health By 29 comments

I have been meaning to write this blog post about Stickyweed for a few weeks now, and I haven’t had the chance to forget to as I get reminded every time my dogs do an excellent impression of grazing cows at the hedge side! I am always amazed at their enthusiasm and determination to eat

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Pigmentation and Winter Nose

In Advisor's Blog Skin & Coat By 7 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,

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Disgusting, we know – but Why do dogs eat poo? Read our post to find out why

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Coprophagia is the name given to the habit of eating poo, mainly seen in younger dogs but it can become a habit. Although an unpleasant practice it is a common one, and at Dorwest we receive many calls asking for advice on the subject. So to help understand and hopefully eradicate the problem we have

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