mission is to bring awareness and information on holistic living to
people who care for animals. Looking at an animal from a 'holistic' point of view can greatly enhance their health and quality of life.
a therapist of many years experience in the field of complementary
healthcare for people, The Holistic Pet offers a small range of natural
wellbeing products, plus herbal and plant based preparations from
established animal care companies.
pets are part of our family and naturally we want the best for them,
at the very least to be able to make an informed choice about the type
of products we purchase and not just enticed by slick marketing
campaigns on TV and media.
food industry is of course governed by laws which make a product safe
to eat, but that doesn't always mean that it has to contain more than
the minimum nutritional content, but just as in human nutrition there is
a choice between eating healthy, real food including your 5 a day
versus highly processed, convenience food with little resemblance to the
being used in pet foods include excess fat, sugar, fillers, cheap
cereals, synthesised vitamins and chemical preservatives. Most of us can
strike a healthy balance but our pets often have no choice in the
products that we commonly use on our pets such as grooming sprays, flea
products, deodorants, shampoos etc. have no legal requirement to list
ingredients on the label but again as consumers of such products we must have the right to decide whether we want a product to contain certain chemicals or not. The
market trend in human cosmetic, healthcare and lifestyle products
cannot dispute the fact that the answer is likely to be not! (and would
any self respecting animal really want to smell of baby powder or
therapies come in to their own when used to support conventional
treatment or to aid recovery from accident or illness. At times of stress and behavioural changes.Therapies such as reiki, healing and vibrational remedies may also be of comfort to animal and owner alike. They work on the energy body and emotions, and therefore valuable for unexplained behaviours, depression and grief.