24/10/2011

Dorwest Say Relax

The ‘Dorwest Say Relax’ Firework Phobia campaign sparks into life this autumn, grabbing the attention of thousands of pet owners. This time round Dorwest’s efforts to get the word out are being supported by TV presenter Michaela Strachan who has concerns about her own dog’s reaction to fireworks, “My dog Toto is absolutely terrified of […]

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17/08/2010

Dr Monkey Speaks Out About Firework Phobia

Rockets and Catherine wheels may not be the only things creating a big noise this fireworks season. More cats and dogs need help to treat their phobias says the outspoken Dr Monkey, who believes that the lead up to the 5th November is a big deal for those pets that suffer firework phobia. Dr Monkey […]

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17/08/2010

New Studies Prove a Diet Rich in Fish Oil Helps Arthritic Pets Get Their Mojo Back

Dogs with osteoarthritis experience difficulty rising after rest, jumping, climbing stairs and usually progressive immobility. Owners often think this is inevitable and part of the ‘normal’ ageing process. Mobility issues in cats also tend to be poorly recognised because cats tend to react to painful joints by becoming more sedentary, which masks the signs. Now, […]

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17/08/2010

‘Natural’ Parasite Control Called into Question

A recent study has demonstrated that a leading herbal wormer had no demonstrable efficacy against common poultry worms. After treatment with the herbal wormer, birds had worm egg counts that were no different from those of birds that had no treatment at all. Birds treated with Flubenvet® (Flubenvet® 1% Medicated Premixture) did benefit from worming […]

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15/12/2009

KELP SEAWEED: THE LOGICAL ALTERNATIVE

Dorwest Herbs has welcomed recent research that suggests a highly rational mode of action for kelp seaweed as an aid in the treatment of obesity when used alongside a weight reduction diet. The company is asking vets and nurses to look at the evidence and consider using licensed herbal medicines to help cats and dogs […]

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