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How to Help Your Chickens Through a Moult

How to Help Your Chickens Through a Moult

As the evenings shorten and the weather begins to turn, you might find that your chickens have stopped laying and have begun to moult. This shouldn’t be a cause for concern, it is an annual occurrence for most birds.

Here are our top tips for making the moult as easy as possible on your chickens.
September 21, 2022
Categories: Veterinary Blog
Fighting Against Anthelmintic Resistance

Fighting Against Anthelmintic Resistance

For the past 20 years, Verm-X have been working to combat the growing problem of anthelmintic resistance. ‘Anthelmintic resistance’ or ‘wormer resistance,’ as it is more commonly known, refers to parasites that have evolved to be no longer affected by our traditional, pharmaceutical wormers. Can you help us understand the impact we're having on wormer use?
May 25, 2022
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.
March 31, 2022
Categories: Veterinary Blog

Quality of life for senior dog

How to Take Care of a Senior Dog

Advances in modern pet care mean that we get to enjoy more years with our four-legged best friends than ever before. Our dogs give us unconditional love, support and companionship during their lives, bringing us so much happiness every day. So, how do we even start to repay them? We pulled together our top tips in our latest article.
January 31, 2022
Categories: Veterinary Blog
How cold is too cold for pets outside?

How to Care for Outdoor Pets in Winter

After an unusually mild December, it’s finally starting to get cold outside. As animal lovers, keeping your pets safe and warm during the colder period of winter is so important and will require you to adopt different strategies depending on the weather forecast.

Although we’re sure your animals have a cosy coop or hutch to keep them snug as a bug, if you’re concerned about your furry friends, we’re here to give you some tips about how to keep them warm during the coming cold spell.

January 17, 2022
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: Recipes 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: Recipes 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

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