Meet The Team

Jo Arbon

Jo Arbon is the founder and of Holistic Hound UK and Ireland.


Jo is a certified Master Herbalist and an experienced veterinary herbalist, working in the field of complementary health care and behaviour since 2002.


Jo trained initially through the Animal Care College, subsequently specialising in Herbal Therapies for Dogs with Dr. Jimmy Symmonds (co-founder of the British Association of Veterinary Herbalists BAVH) and latterly with Barbara Fougére through the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapy, and with the Caroline Ingraham Foundation  for Applied Zoopharmacognosy. 


She is also a qualified Canine First Responder, has a diploma in Kennel and Cattery management, and a trained T-touch practitioner. And is currently enjoying the instruction of Nando Brown, Jo Rosie and Dean Nicholas  in their  School of Canine Science, focusing on the behavioural aspects of canine wellbeing.  


Jo is a regular speaker at a number of Natural Dog Health conferences at both local, national and international level; and hosts training workshops and talks for other pet industry professionals and pet parents on how to safely and effectively incorporate herbs, diet and other natural therapies into the everyday wellbeing of their pets.


She is an associate member for the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (Ireland), and the Irish Professional Dog Groomers Association

Clair Kelly

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Clair is the Chief Operating Officer and one of the Directors for Holistic Hound Ireland. 

Clair is a certified Master Herbalist and has been working with Holistic Hound since 2014. 

She has helped oversee the Company's development and progression to being the best Irish natural pet healthcare producer. 

Current Doggo Advisors.....



Windy: Head of Covert Ops!

Darragh Mangan

Darragh is our in-house Nutritional Advisor; and chief cook and bottle washer!

Darragh has been with the Company since 2017, when he was an intern during his Bachelor of Science, and subsequently with his Masters in Nutritional something or other



No medicinal properties are claimed for any of these items but they can help in the maintenance of good health. Whilst we are happy to discuss any problems you may be experiencing with you or your dogs, we are not allowed by law to either offer a diagnosis or prescribe any treatments and may only give general information and teach you how to look after your own pets. If you are in any doubt about the health of your animals you must always consult your vet in the first instance. 

 If you or  your pets are either trying to conceive, pregnant or lactating or taking prescribed or over the counter medicines or suffer from any allergies, sensitivities or on-going health problems then it is essential that you contact your vet or doctor as appropriate for advice before using any of the products

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