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
Chickens moulting uk

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.
October 10, 2023 — Verm-X
Get to Know Vivi & Willow

Get to Know Vivi & Willow

Meet Vivi (Virtuose Du Biset), our European Sales and Operations Manager Manon’s event horse. When we recently spent a day together filming, she told us about her two animals – she also has a rescue Lurcher named Willow – and she wanted to share their story.

September 29, 2023 — Verm-X
Meet Verm-X Ambassador Claudia from Bury Green Poultry

Meet Verm-X Ambassador Claudia from Bury Green Poultry

We are so excited to introduce our newest Verm-X Ambassador, Claudia Audley from Bury Green Poultry.   Through her website, her subscription courses and especially through her incredible Instagram account,...
September 27, 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: 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...
August 16, 2023 — Verm-X
My dog is constantly scratching and biting himself

Ask a Vet: What Makes Dogs Itch?

What makes dogs itch? Dogs can itch for various reasons, and determining the exact cause of the itching can sometimes be a challenge.

We asked our consultant vet Dr Nick Thompson to go over some of the reasons our furry friends itch, and how you can treat and even prevent it.

August 16, 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
Recipe: Healthy Popsicles for Dogs

Recipe: Healthy Popsicles for Dogs

The perfect summer treat for your furry friend, our ambassadors Dee Dee and Alex have created another tasty recipe for you to try.

This time, they've added our Verm-X Organic Dog Food Topper: Joint Support Blend, a supportive blend of organic herbs, spices and botanicals to support dogs suffering from joint issues, but you can use any of our food toppers instead.

July 20, 2023 — Verm-X
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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
10 Ways to Take Part in Plastic Free July

10 Ways to Take Part in Plastic Free July

As part of our commitment to be kinder to animals and kinder to the planet, we'd like to encourage everyone to reduce their plastic consumption and waste throughout this month.

With up to 12 million metric tonnes of plastic ending up in our oceans each year, small actions can have a big impact if we all work together.

July 11, 2023 — Verm-X