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How cold is too cold for pets outside?

How to Care for 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 06, 2023
Recipe: Festive Doggy Mince Pies

Recipe: Festive Doggy Mince Pies

Fancy giving your dog a festive treat this holiday? Try these dog-friendly Christmas mince pies from our Ambassador Dee Dee and her owner Alex.

Made with natural ingredients, you can add cranberry and parsley for a festive feel and anti inflammatory properties or replace standard flour with coconut flour for a gluten-free high-fibre alternative.

December 16, 2022

bird seed wreath with gelatine without corn syrup

DIY Holiday Bird Seed Wreath

A great activity for the winter break and a simple way to show your appreciation for wild birds, this holiday bird seed wreath helps wild birds through the tough winter months.
December 13, 2022
Categories: Recipes
Happy Pets on a Budget | Tips to Save Money

Happy Pets on a Budget | Tips to Save Money

Owning a pet is one of life’s greatest pleasures and for many of us our pets are  family, offering unconditional love and companionship.

With the current cost of living crisis the price of caring for our companions is being more strongly felt and many are sadly struggling to pay for food, toys, supplies and medications.

We’ve put together a few tips for saving your pennies whilst keeping your pets safe and happy.

December 06, 2022
Recipe: Winter Warmer Poultry Porridge

Recipe: Winter Warmer Poultry Porridge

Keeping your hens well through autumn and winter is always a challenge, especially when the weather turns particularly cold and wet. Whilst we're sure that your poultry will have a cosy coop to snuggle in, whipping them up a winter warmer like Verm-X Poultry Porridge will certainly perk them up on a chilly morning.
November 15, 2022
Categories: Recipes
DIY All-Natural Halloween Dog Treats

DIY All-Natural Halloween Dog Treats

Follow our easy gluten-free recipe to treat your dog this Halloween. No tricks – just delicious and wholesome ingredients. View the recipe.

October 25, 2022
Categories: Recipes
Guest Post | The Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Charity

Guest Post | The Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Charity

We've recently started working with our friends at the Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Charity, whose mission is to conserve this rare breed of pig and educate first-time pig-keepers. They've kindly written a guest post for us explaining what makes the Oxford Sandy and Black pig so special.

October 19, 2022
We are now a Certified B Corp

We are now a Certified B Corp

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we are now certified as a B Corporation (or B Corp). This means that Verm-X is joining a growing group of companies that are reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit.

After a comprehensive evaluation process, we have been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit organisation behind the B Corp movement, as having met the rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to goals outside of profit.  

September 30, 2022
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
Q&A with Marian Boswall, Author of Sustainable Garden

Q&A with Marian Boswall, Author of Sustainable Garden

Recently, we had the pleasure of reading Sustainable Garden: Projects, insights and advice for the eco-conscious gardener by Marian Boswall, which offers helpful tips, guidance and step-by-step projects designed to help build a low-impact, considerate outdoor space.

Marian is a leading landscape architect, horticulturalist and the co-founder of the Sustainable Landscape Foundation. She was a lecturer in Historic Garden Conservation at Greenwich University for several years, and she writes and lectures on sustainable design and was awarded Garden Columnist of the Year in 2019. 

September 16, 2022
Meet Verm-X Ambassador Dee Dee

Meet Verm-X Ambassador Dee Dee

If you love healthy recipes for dogs and Foodie Fridays (often with freshly picked herbs from the garden), then Verm-X Ambassador Dee Dee is your girl.

She's smart, energetic and affectionate, the perfect companion to Alex and James: "We love nothing better than hiking, bouldering and wild swimming with Dee Dee by our side!"

August 10, 2022
Categories: Ambassador Blog

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