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Soothe Itchy Skin Naturally

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Soothe Itchy Skin Naturally

As the temperatures finally start to rise we thought we would focus on a common health concern among our canine companions that we often see in the warmer months - skin conditions.  So first up, how do I identify a skin problem? Keep an eye out for dry flaky skin on your dog, if they have longer hair you might need to part it so you can see the skin. Itching and nibbling at paws especially can be tell tail signs as is bald spots and any redness. Okay so you've identified your Dog is suffering with itchy skin, heres...

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Plant Based Treats For Dogs

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Plant Based Treats For Dogs

Before we start this post I just want to say that I am not saying to switch your Dog to a Vegan diet or telling you what to feed your pooch. This blog is to share what I have learned/seen in the hope it might help others. Now, on with the blog! Surprisingly many people feed plant based treats to their Dogs for many other reasons than being Vegan/Vegetarian themselves, after doing some research I wanted to share some of the positives of switching a few meaty treats to plant based for your pooch!  Health - Dogs produce amylase, an...

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Natural Flea Protection

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Natural Flea Protection

With many of us seeking outdoor adventures with our Dogs and the weather trying to warm up, it's important to protect your Dogs against Fleas. The big question is, can this be done naturally? I don't use over the counter flea treatments on my five Dogs, the reason for this being you can prevent Fleas naturally using products we sell in the shop. First up Shampoo, a nice easy one to add to your Bathroom shelf, we have lots of options to choose from but here are our favourite Shampoos, all made using natural ingredients to help deter fleas.  Dorwest -...

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Doggy Birthday Cake

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Doggy Birthday Cake

It's our 5th Birthday! To celebrate we're baking a tasty cake for the Dogs and wanted to share it with you guys to recreate at home for your own Dogs! Our trusted cake recipe is a hit in our home with our own Dogs and hopefully it'll have your Dog's tails wagging too! For the Dog friendly Birthday cake you will need: Cake Ingredients 2 Eggs 1/2 cup Peanut Butter (must not contain zylottol) 1/4 cup of vegetable oil 165ml water 1/3 cup of Honey 2 Carrots shredded 300g wholewheat flour (plain flour can be used) 2.5 tsp of bicarbonate...

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Tasty Easter Biscuits you can make for the Dog this weekend

Tasty Easter Biscuits you can make for the Dog this weekend

Easy Easter Biscuits for Dogs

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