We are the leading authority on veterinary herbal medicine which we have been producing for over 70 years. Our site has been designed to give you information on our products and how they can be used to help keep your pet in the best of health. Our A-Z of Common Problems and our Frequently Asked Questions section cover a whole range of queries but if you need more help or would like to speak to one of our advisors contact our Advice Line where you will find friendly, knowledgeable, people who have personal and practical experience of using our products with their own animals.
Scullcap & Valerian Tablets For Dogs And Cats
Phobias and nervous disorders can be really hard to deal with – both for pets and from their owners’ perspectives. Widely used as a treatment for noise phobias and fears associated with fireworks, thunder and gunfire, as well as for general excitability and hyperactivity, this herbal medicine is one of our best sellers.
It calms and relaxes dogs or cats without causing drowsiness or sedation, enabling them to have improved concentration, making it ideal for use in showing, agility, or sporting activities.
Popular for use in travel-related anxiety and also for territorial urine spraying in cats, this licensed product is also used under veterinary supervision to control epilepsy, often alongside conventional treatments. Top tip – buy your supply of Scullcap and Valerian Tablets well in advance of fireworks night (there’s often huge demand around this time.
Turmeric Tablets For Dogs And Cats
We are delighted to now offer this quality source of turmeric herb (Curcumin) which is extracted from the whole root and contains 95% curcuminoids. Turmeric is extremely well documented and is widely used to support the body’s natural anti-inflammatory processes. The turmeric extract in these tablets is traditionally grown in its native region of Southern India using sustainable small farming methods and it is renowned for its purity and full traceability.
The natural bioavailability of turmeric is unfortunately quite low, however can easily be improved using two methods. The first is to give turmeric with a fatty substance, and as all balanced dog food contains fat this is easily solved by ensuring it is given with their meal. Secondly, absorption is easily improved by taking it with a compound found naturally in black pepper called piperine. One study has found that taking piperine along with curcumin can increase bioavailability by an incredible 2000%.
A patented form of piperine called Bioperine is included in this formulation to ensure bioavailability is maximised. Turmeric has grown in popularity and there are a number of ongoing studies into numerous other potential benefits of this exciting herb.
Cod Liver Oil Capsules For Dogs And Cats
The breakthrough in understanding of the benefits of cod liver oil really came with the discovery of the functions of omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oils. Omega 3s are important for the regulation of a number of body processes and functions. They are also important in heart health, in the development of the eye and brain in young animals and in skin and hair condition.
This slow release capsule ensures your pet gets the benefits of omega 3 over time without any unpleasant taste. It’s is an excellent source of Vitamin D, needed for strong bones and absorption of calcium, and vitamin A which is also important for skin and hair quality.
Often given to maintain mobility and supple joints, this is a great choice for active and working dogs.
Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets For Dogs And Cats
Using the most concentrated and easy to absorb form of high grade glucosamine hydrochloride, this supplement provides the building blocks to manufacture collagen and proteoglycans in the joint cartilage and the synovial membrane which produces the fluid lubricating the joints.
Chondroitin has an additive effect alongside glucosamine helping to maintain flexibility and mobility. Both ingredients are from sustainable sources.
Can be used with Garlic & Fenugreek Tablets and Green Releaf Tablets.
Garlic & Fenugreek Tablets For Dogs And Cats
Fenugreek has anti-inflammatory properties and in this medicine it’s complemented by garlic, which as well as having antibiotic, antiseptic and anti-viral properties also contains anti-inflammatory compounds. As a result, this licensed herbal medicine is used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis but it can also be used for the symptomatic relief of minor infections, skin conditions and coughs. It can be useful in pets with atopic dermatitis (eczema), or cystitis.
Given regularly at a maintenance dose, Garlic and Fenugreek Tablets can increase resistance to infections by supporting the immune system and are also given to promote general health. This medicine is often used alongside Green Releaf Tablets, as together they have a synergistic effect, meaning together the effects are greater than if used individually
Green Releaf Tablets For Dogs And Cats
Capturing the essence of selected fresh green plants and their seeds, this formulation has natural anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine, anti-bacterial and pain relieving properties.
Its main uses are for the symptomatic relief of arthritis, skin and kidney disorders and as a mild diuretic to aid normal urinary elimination. In arthritic pets, this medicine relieves the pain of arthritis and improves mobility and it can also reduce irritation caused by various skin problems.
Green Releaf Tablets promote mild water loss, helping to maintain normal urine flow and pH (acid-alkali) balance. This can be helpful in cases of cystitis, urinary incontinence and leaky bladders that occur after spaying (neutering) or other surgery and in old age.
Evening Primrose Oil Capsules For Dogs And Cats
A quality preparation of evening primrose oil, this supplement contains the highest available levels of gamma linolenic acid (GLA), the omega 6 fatty acid, beneficial for skin and coat condition. Skin renewal, scurfiness, dryness and coat shine are all influenced by the important omega fatty acids.
We recommend this preparation for show dogs, those breeds with long coats and after a moult or other conditions causing hair loss.
Evening primrose is also well known for its ability to maintain a normal hormonal balance, that can otherwise influence behaviour and coat quality.
Keeper`s Mix For Dogs And Cats
Quite simply our top selling dietary supplement for all round herbal health, year after year. This wonderful and unique formulation keeps dogs and cats in tip top condition by giving the diet a super-boost.
Keeper’s Mix is derived from a recipe developed by a Dorset gamekeeper and kennel-man and contains an impressive eight ingredients. Balance is the key to this potent herbal blend which contains natural antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, fibres and complex bioactive compounds. As well as promoting a thick healthy coat, Keeper’s Mix has a positive effect on many organs and supports their function to help maintain the body’s natural balance.
Working dogs and animals performing at a high level or experiencing physical demands, will benefit from this product.
Kelp Seaweed Tablets For Dogs And Cats
A rich source of minerals and other trace elements, this licensed herbal medicine is an ideal choice for pets that have lost coat condition or gained weight. It is most often used for the symptomatic relief of poor hair growth and pigmentation, and to aid in the treatment of obesity.
Concentrated kelp extract is used in these tablets for greater activity. Fucoxanthin, a pigment found in kelp, has recently been identified as an aid to weight loss and Kelp Seaweed Tablets can be used to support a calorie controlled diet in overweight cats and dogs.
Milk Thistle Tablets For Dogs And Cats
The liver is a real powerhouse within the body – responsible for breaking down and detoxifying harmful agents and activating other substances essential for metabolism. It also stores nutrients and is important in immunity.
This pure preparation of top grade milk thistle contains high levels of silymarin that supports the liver and mops up free radicals that affect cells, so can be given at times when the liver needs extra support.
The core value of herbs used to maintain health is that every plant contains many compounds that are natural balancers. In this case the benefits of silymarin are complemented by other biological compounds found in milk thistle, so no other additives or blends are included in this beneficial supplement.
Tree Barks Powder For Dogs And Cats
Intestinal disorders and digestive problems are quite common in pets, can be non-specific and may recur. The two powdered tree barks in this herbal nutritional supplement have a soothing effect on the digestive tract, slowing the passage of food and increasing absorption of nutrients, firming stools and easing discomfort.
Easily digestible, the gentle action of Tree Barks Powder means it is suitable for use in weaning, during recovery from illness and alongside medication in animals with conditions such as exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
It’s also a good short term choice in animals experiencing bouts of diarrhoea and in the recovery period afterwards, providing relief from intestinal discomfort and for longer term recurrent problems.
Digestive Tablets For Dogs And Cats
Gurgling tums, wind and flatulence can affect all pets at various times and some are especially prone to this type of discomfort. This supplement contains calming herbs such as ginger and valerian, rhubarb and peppermint to aid digestion and slippery elm to soothe and comfort.
Can be given long term to susceptible pets or short term to settle the digestion before a specific event or car journey.