January 30, 2020

Ok, so prepare yourself for the Woo Woo!

Homeopathy requires you to put your science mind to one side. As a person with a scientific background when I first encountered homeopathy I thought it was an utter load of tosh! However…

My personal experience and my personal vie...

January 30, 2020

“The state of our emotions are a crucially overlooked factor in the treatment of disease”

Edward Bach 1930

Flower essences help to heal negative emotions to improve our physical health

Flower Essences are a safe and effective therapy for all animals, at any time and all s...

January 30, 2020

“Applied Zoopharmacognosy (IAZ) enables self-medicative behaviour in domesticated or captive animals by offering plant extracts that would contain the same, or similar constituents to those found in an animal’s natural environment” Caroline Ingraham

AZ enables your dog...

January 30, 2020

All veterinary practitioners (conventional or not) would agree that the most successful way to combat a health disorder is to understand what the cause is, and how it manages to overcome or bypass the animal’s natural defences

Holistic health care is more about helping...

January 27, 2020

The dictionary gives two definitions for ‘herb’. The first one, the more technical, is “a seed producing plant that does not develop persistent woody tissues but dies down at the end of the growing season.” 

The second definition is more general, but most commonly used...

January 16, 2020

We look at the colour of humans' faces to determine their health; in dogs, on the other hand, we can get an idea of the dog's overall health by simply looking at the colour of the gums. Dogs gums and teeth are a great indicator of health and of course healthy teeth and...

January 1, 2020

Welcome to Holistic Hound and our approach towards holistic pet care for healthy happy pets. Our mission is to share with you our experience and expertise to enable you to have a more proactive role in your dog's overall health and wellbeing, promoting as much as possi...

February 17, 2016

I quite often direct people to get bloods taken with their dogs, even if there is nothing currently wrong/presenting with their dog. A blood test will give you a clear idea of what is going on underneath the bonnet, and although it is a snapshot in time of what is happ...

December 19, 2015

The following  articles really put into perspective the limitations of feeding dry kibble to your dogs, and the problems that this can cause. And a further article on best to worst, so that even if you are not quite ready to move straight to raw there are steps you can...

November 11, 2015

 

As I have mentioned in many articles already, a healthy gut and digestive system is pretty much key to your dog’s overall good health.

As well as getting overall feeding right for your dog, there are some additional bits of “magic” that are very useful to know and use...