About GHS

GHS Direct specialises in the manufacture and supply of a comprehensive range of pet friendly hygiene products.  Our disinfectants, sanitisers, detergents and odour control products are concentrate products for you to store (long shelf-life) and dilute for use when ready.  We also make and supply biodegradable disinfectant wipes, and Animal – cat, dog, horse Shampoos.  

We trade with all animal care, leisure and professional industry market sectors.

GHS originally formed in 1985.  We are a small independent family run business.  We are highly trusted and reliable when it comes to supplying our cleaning / hygiene products.  Along the way we have won many prestigious Manufacturing Awards, Pet Products Supply & Services Awards, Business of the Year Awards, SME of the Year Awards (see below).

GHS has steadily grown over the years.  We have overcome an epidemic, and we still strive to produce and supply tested, effective anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and odour control solutions.  Our disinfectants and sanitisers are ideal for daily use, deep cleans and quarantine areas.  Use them on many inanimate surfaces, equipment, accessories, toys, tools, etc.  They are made specific for safe use in and around animal and vet care sectors.

Our products are Biodegradable, Vegan Friendly and Cruelty Free – Leaping Bunny Approved.

GHS prides itself on its ability to supply quality products to outlets of differing sizes; whether a local pub or small veterinary practice to a group owned chain of restaurants or Doggy Day Care / Boarding Kennels.  As a company committed to promoting the hygiene and welfare of all animals, its products are formulated to prevent disease and sickness, control infection and stop cross-contamination. The majority of our products are supplied in a concentrate form allowing for dilution according to requirements, passing on valuable savings and reduced deliveries to customers.

All the company’s products conform to strict COSHH regulations and where necessary, individually tested to verify efficacy as stated. Its liquid products are made to the highest standards and the ingredients used carry a suppliers’ guarantee of the non-use of animal testing.

Vira-Care Broad Spectrum Disinfectant-Cleaner is DEFRA General Orders Approved (see the public listing on the website), Parvo /  parvovirus Tested, Certified and effective in just 10 minutes contact time, Kennel Cough Tested, plus many more virus and bacteria tests.  We offer many money saving deals and repeatable offers in order to help Animal Welfare related businesses save on the essentials when it comes to cleaning, hygiene and disease prevention. 

GHS are Leaping Bunny Approved with Cruelty Free International – we are extremely proud of this and it is the globally recognisable gold standard for cruelty free consumer products.  The trademark license is owned by Cruelty Free International, the leading organisation working to end animal experiments worldwide.  The Leaping Bunny programme is operated in the UK and the rest of the world by Cruelty Free International, by partners in Europe, and by The Coalition for Consumer Information in Cosmetics in the USA & Canada.  Leaping Bunny approval demonstrates that a company has met and continues to meet the programme’s criteria in full.

GHS Direct became officially ‘Leaping Bunny Approved’ in August 2015. We are proud to be a cruelty free company and we will continue to meet and adhere to strict compliance requirements.

All of our own household, cosmetic and animal grooming products are approved under the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny programme, the best assurance a consumer can get that a brand is doing everything it can to be cruelty free.

The Leaping Bunny is the globally recognisable gold standard for cruelty free cosmetics and personal care products / household and cleaning products. It is the only cruelty free license that requires a supplier monitoring system to be implemented by the brand, supply chain checking for animal testing right down to ingredient manufacturer level, adherence to a fixed cut-off date policy and acceptance of ongoing independent audits to ensure compliance.

GHS Directs beauty, animal grooming products, household and cleaning products are approved under the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny programme, the internationally recognisable gold standard for cruelty free products. We adhere to a fixed cut-off date policy and proactively monitor our suppliers to ensure that our products continue to adhere to the Leaping Bunny criteria. Our supplier monitoring system is also independently audited.

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The company’s commitment to protection of the environment in addition to its stance on animal welfare is keenly promoted, not only in its sourcing of raw materials, but also firmly embedded within the company’s ethos, which is evidenced through its management, staff and sales members approach to first class customer service.

With its many years of experience and in-house expertise, GHS Direct is able to offer its customers flexible delivery, excellent customer service and technical support specific to their needs.

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