Ask a vet: is wormwood safe for pets?

Ask a vet: is wormwood safe for pets?

At Verm-X we take great care to use only the best and most appropriate herbs in our formulations. Working with leading medical herbalists to develop naturally effective blends. Just as you...
April 07, 2024 — Verm-X
Ask a vet: what's the best diet for cats?

Ask a vet: what's the best diet for cats?

Whether you a longtime owner or have newly adopted a cat or kitten, when it comes to keeping them healthy and happy, diet plays an important role. A well-balanced diet is...
March 09, 2024 — Verm-X
What vaccinations do puppies require

Ask a vet: what vaccinations do puppies need?

Getting a puppy is an exciting time, however it can also be an anxious time full of important questions, from which diet is best for puppies to what vaccinations they require....
January 18, 2024 — Clementina Davies
Ask a Vet: How to Calm Anxious Pet, Naturally

Ask a Vet: How to Calm Anxious Pet, Naturally

With bonfire night just around the corner, many animal lovers will be considering what options are available to help our anxious pets cope with loud noises and added stresses. As a...
October 20, 2023 — Verm-X
A flower garden is much like a microbiome

The Microbiome: Why our Microbes Could be the Key to our Health

Our microbiome could be the key not just to our health but also our happiness, but what is it? How does it affect us in everyday life and what can we do to ensure its optimum health? Holistic vet Nick Thompson MRCVS explains.
October 17, 2023 — Verm-X
Ask a Vet: What is Antimicrobial Resistance?

Ask a Vet: What is Antimicrobial Resistance?

"The more we worm with pharmaceuticals, the more resistance we get..." Holistic vet, Nick Thompson MRCVS explains.
August 29, 2023 — Verm-X
 recommended raw diet for puppies

Ask a Vet: What Age Can I Feed My Puppy Raw Food?

The team at Verm-X are all passionate about feeding our animals the most natural and healthy food possible.

Many of us choose to feed our cats and dogs Biologically Appropriate Raw Food (BARF), a diet that's close to what their ancestors would have eaten in the wild,  starting from when they're small.

But, at what age can you start feeding your puppy raw food?

August 24, 2023 — Clementina Davies
Ask a Vet: A Guide to Worming Your Puppy

Ask a Vet: A Guide to Worming Your Puppy

Worming, or deworming, is an essential part of puppy care to protect them from internal parasites.

Puppies can be born with or can acquire worms from their mother, so establishing a routine to protect them is important.

So, when and how should you worm your puppies? 

August 09, 2023 — Verm-X
What are the healthiest raw bones for dogs?

Ask a Vet: Best Raw Bones for Dogs

When it comes to providing raw bones for dogs, it's  important to prioritise your pet's safety and choose the right types of bones to avoid potential health issues.

We asked Dr Nick Thompson, our consultant vet, for his tips on which bones are suitable for which dogs.

July 19, 2023 — Clementina Davies
 dog suddenly eating grass like crazy

Ask a Vet: Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Does your dog enjoy grazing on grass when you're out for walks? Even if it happens very occasionally, you may be wondering why they chose to munch the lawn or whether it means they're lacking something in their diet. Grass eating happens for a number of reasons, we spoke to some experts to find out more.

Read more.

June 28, 2023 — Clementina Davies
Ask a Vet: Can Puppies Eat Raw Bones?

Ask a Vet: Can Puppies Eat Raw Bones?

It's a hotly debated topic online - can puppies eat raw (never cooked) bones?

Anyone who has a new pup will naturally want to safeguard against anything potentially dangerous and there's a lot of conflicting advice out there regarding bones.

So, we asked vet Dr Nick Thompson for his professional opinion - is it ok to feed bones to dogs? 

March 22, 2023 — Verm-X
Ask a Vet: Can Dogs Eat Garlic?

Ask a Vet: Can Dogs Eat Garlic?

One of the questions we are asked most often is, "Can I give my dog garlic?' Garlic is one of the ingredients used in our range and has a host of health benefits for humans and animals.

March 17, 2023 — Verm-X