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Moulting: make it as easy as possible for your flock

Moulting: make it as easy as possible for your flock

Many poultry keepers have noted that this year’s mild autumn onset pushed the beginning of the annual moult back slightly. This is something to keep an eye on with your own flock, as a sudden switch to winter could mean your hens are not ready to keep warm and cosy throughout the harsher weather. Here are our top tips for making the moult as easy as possible on your chickens.
October 22, 2021
Categories: Veterinary Blog
Fleas and ticks: how to take a natural approach

Fleas and ticks: how to take a natural approach

Finding evidence of fleas or ticks on your pet is always an unpleasant moment for a pet owner, and it's even worse for your pet! With autumn tick season just beginning, we found out from holistic vet Dr Nick Thompson MRCVS how he deals with these unwanted guests, naturally.
September 17, 2021
Categories: Veterinary Blog
Flower power for your rabbit

Flower power for your rabbit

Power-up your rabbit's diet with these delicious and natural dried fruit and flower treats. Drying is a great way to preserve delicate seasonal produce to use throughout the year, providing additional vitamins and minerals that rabbit pellets and nuggets do not contain. 

August 13, 2021
Categories: Veterinary Blog

Recipe: Coconut and mint dog bowl toppers

Recipe: Coconut and mint dog bowl toppers

Find out more about the causes of canine halitosis and how you could combat it, naturally.  With the help of holistic vet Dr Nick Thompson, we explore possible reasons why your dog has bad breath, and share a super simple recipe for Mint and Coconut Dog Bowl Toppers that you can make at home.

May 12, 2021
Categories: Veterinary Blog
Puppies: vaccinations, diet and healthcare

Puppies: vaccinations, diet and healthcare

Getting a puppy is an exciting time, however it is also an anxious time of decisions.  From food and vaccinations to basic puppy healthcare, we asked holistic vet Dr Nick Thompson, MRCVS, to share his advice and recommendations about all things puppy – from vaccinations to diet and basic healthcare.
January 21, 2021
A beginner's guide to keeping chickens

A beginner's guide to keeping chickens

If you're adding to your flock, don't forget the basics of chicken care, starting with good gut health.

Holistic vet Nick Thompson MRCVS has advice on how to keep your hens happy and healthy.

January 07, 2021
Antimicrobial resistance. How it affects us and our pets

Antimicrobial resistance. How it affects us and our pets

"The more we worm with pharmaceuticals, the more resistance we get..." Holistic vet, Nick Thompson MRCVS explains.
August 20, 2020
Herbs. Why are they essential for us & our pets?

Herbs. Why are they essential for us & our pets?

They have always been a massive part of medicine, and look set to play an increasingly important role in helping to create a healthy future.
August 04, 2020
Herbs and the Athletic Animal

Herbs and the Athletic Animal

Holistic vet Nick Thompson, MRCVS, runs through the herbs to help your pet move out of lockdown like a sprinter off the blocks.
May 27, 2020
The Gut Doctor: Backyard Poultry

The Gut Doctor: Backyard Poultry

There are many benefits to keeping chickens, explains holistic vet Nick Thompson MRCVS. So, if you're adding to your flock, don't forget the basics of chicken care, starting with good gut health.
May 13, 2020
Categories: Veterinary Blog
Digestive Health and Pickupable Poos

Digestive Health and Pickupable Poos

Is your dog producing perfect poos? Holistic vet, Nick Thompson MRCVS has a simple way to examine the digestive health of your dog, and if it's in optimum shape.
April 20, 2020
The 1,2,3 of what makes dogs itch

The 1,2,3 of what makes dogs itch

There are three main things that tend to make dogs chew or scratch their skin. Holistic vet Nick Thompson MRCVS looks at the 1,2,3 of what makes dogs itch.
April 16, 2020

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