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My Itchy Dog - do you have one?

Dog owners are always commenting on 'my itchy dog' So we decided to focus on one of our herbal formulas specifically aimed at owners with who complain about  My itchy dog. Dermaphyte  - Our Herbal formula aimed at owners who have a 'My  itchy do...

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Natural dog food

It comes down to how you define 'natural'. I remember standing at a booth in Chicago and our banner claimed that we had 'natural dog food'. Another booth holder came marching over and demanded to know how we could make such a claim selling a dried...

Natural dog food company

Being natural. For many years Land Of Holistic Pets has maintained the principle of being a 'natural dog food company'.  [Begin Block] Define 'natural dog food company'... Some people have asked me what I mean by 'natural' as compared to 'holistic ...

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook

Working with Nature to Promote Pet Health. Being a 'Learning' Pet Owner. As a man, a pet owner and a dog-lover I passionately believe that learning and wisdom are things that evolve on a daily basis. Here at Land of Holistic Pets we are always trying...

Young Pets, Older Pets and the Miracles of Marketing

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook | Part 4 Just what do we mean by young pets, older pets and the miracles of marketing... It has been well documented that higher levels of protein and fat are required for growth of young animals — and that l...

Principles of Holistic Nutrition

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook | Part 1 The key principles of holistic nutrition. Nature Has Health-Promoting Power. The body has the power to maintain health and, when necessary, to heal itself. Diet, like any healer, should obey the principle:...

Early Warning Symptoms of Nutritional Imbalance

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook | Part 2 Looking into the early warning symptoms of nutritional imbalance that you may observe in your dog. Immune system reacts before joints and organs. The immune system is particularly vulnerable to nutritional...

What makes a good holistic diet

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook | Part 3 So what does make a good holistic diet for your dog? To assist your dog in reducing waste or toxic matter, we must make sure that the food is of high quality, easily digested and without added chemicals. A...

Protein and Ingredient Manipulation

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook | Part 5 Protein and ingredient manipulation - what does it mean to us mortals and our dogs? We are sometimes asked why brown rice is the first ingredient listed in most of our foods, when other companies may...

Quantities to feed

Online Holistic Nutrition Guidebook | Part 6 How to decide what are the right quantities to feed your dog. In terms of nutritional needs, every single dog is different. A customer explained to us that they had two collie pups, litter mates,...

Pet Health Information

Getting hold of independent pet health information can be difficult. To help our customers and pet owners we've written and collected many articles and resources about pet health. Get a complete overview of the holistic approach to diet in our Online...

My dog is a fussy eater

Are you one of those pet owners who find themselves saying. 'My dog is a fussy eater?' Well you're not alone. Let me start with a few facts about dogs. It defies the laws-of-nature for a dog to starve itself to death. If left to their...
Black Skin Disease in Dogs

Black Skin Disease in Dogs

Exploring Black Skin Disease in Dogs - causes and treatment. Black skin disease in dogs is not well understood but it is really nothing more than alopecia or in simple terms - 'hair loss'. Cushions disease in dogs is often confused with black skin disease...

Addison's disease in dogs

Addison's Disease is the name given to an 'under-active adrenal cortex' which is the outer part of the adrenal gland. The adrenal gland fails to produce enough natural cortisone. The exact causes are unknown - but over-use of 'prednisone' or other...

Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing’s disease in dogs is the name given for the over production of natural cortisone by an over active adrenal gland. "The adrenals are small glands located just forward of the kidneys. They are so small, in fact, they were virtually ignored b...

Dogs behaving badly

Exploring dogs behaviour. Although the title says 'dogs behaving badly' this issue can be seen from different points of view. But common sense suggests good behaviour and the ability to behave appropriately are as important in dogs as they are in humans. Behavioural...

Lyme disease in dogs

Lyme disease (Lyme Borrelia) is the most common tick-borne disease in the northern hemisphere. It was discovered in Lyme, Connecticut in 1975. It is transmitted by the bite of infected ticks. Early symptoms in humans may include fever, headache, fatigue,...

Comparing wet and dry dog food

Avoiding dog food confusion. Analysis of a dried dog food and moist dog foods often leads to confusion (even with some vets) when comparing them. For example, Luath Holistic Nutrition diet foods have a protein content of 18.5%, On the other hand...

Urinary Crystals in Dogs

The uncomfortable problem of urinary crystals in dogs is actually more often seen in cats! But it still occurs in dogs. Bladder problems have come to be known by a number of names. 'Cystitis' is the common name derived from it, 'itis' meaning inflammation...

Urinary Problems in Dogs

Symptoms of urinary problems in dogs. The classic symptoms of kidney or renal failure are excessive thirst and urination. Using the Chinese Medicine approach. Traditional Chinese Medicine has a wonderful perception of the role of the kidneys in the...

Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in dogs is quite common and is defined as 'joint inflammation'. Rheumatism is characterized by pain in the bones, joints, muscles, tendons or nerves. It is often difficult to distinguish between the two problems because the bones, muscles,...
Pet History

Pet History

This timeline gives you an idea of the historical value placed on pets and the keeping of animals as friends, playmates and life-enhancers. It's a bit of pet history for you. 8,000 B.C. - Archeological historians believe that dogs were domesticated...

Introduction to Herbs

As an introduction to herbs and their use in treating pets we've included the following article by pet health expert Geoff D'Arcy. The Wisdom of Herbal Pet Care - Dogs and Cats. Geoff D'Arcy Lic. Ac. D.O.M Veterinarians today report a tremendous...
Why Dogs Shed Hair

Why Dogs Shed Hair

So many of us have to deal with this issue regularly. But why dogs shed hair is actually quite natural. Dog shedding occurs in nearly all dogs. It is a natural process of eliminating (shedding) dead hair. There are a few natural reasons for this....

Dog Protein

The subject of 'dog protein' and amounts of protein in dog food is often mis-understood. Because dogs don’t actually need lots of protein. Most animal behaviourists and dog trainers say that high protein levels in the diet has a massive impact o...

Safe Herbs for Dogs

Sometimes at Land of Holistic Pets we get asked. "What exactly are ‘safe’ herbs to give to dog?" For thousands of years humans have used herbs in cooking and medicinally - for themselves and their animals. And there are many safe herbs which hel...

How Much Should I Feed My Dog

I wish I had £1 for every time a dog owner asked how much they should feed their dog. This is not something I have ever had trouble with but I can imagine what a lot of owners struggle with when dealing with another species – the dog! The pr...

My dog has bad breath

Or 'dog bad breath'. We all know bad breath or  halitosis as it’s know -- when we smell it. Bad breath can be the result of a build-up of odor-producing bacteria in your dog’s mouth, lungs, or gut. Persistent bad breath can indicate that your dog nee...

The Holistic Approach to Diet and Health

In layman's terms 'holistic' means the whole body and mind. Holistic nutrition in dog food is about providing your dog with food which is going to benefit the whole body. Holistic dog food is about the quality of the ingredients, their combination...
The Changing Face of Dog Food

The Changing Face of Dog Food

Some 40 years ago our family pet dog was fed on the leftovers from the kitchen table and scraps from the butchers which included tripe and sheep heads, we also used the unsold wholemeal bread from the local bakers, garden vegetables that my family...

To Vaccinate Dogs or Not

Times have changed since I first wrote this page and a lot of the comments below were a direct result of the state of play at the time.  I purposely never voiced my own opinion as I am not vet but have since read some interesting changes that have taken ...

Homeopathy for Dogs and Cats

An introduction to homeopathy for dogs and cats John Fudens, DVM explains in very simplistic terms – “We Don’t use gasoline to power our cars, the gasoline is mixed with air and exploded by a spark. It is the energy released by this process that drive...

Principles of Holistic Health Care

In particular in this article we're looking at the principles of holistic health care in dogs. Health is something which most of us humans and pet owners take for granted until something goes wrong. Many of us fail to see the longer term connection...

Herbs for Dogs

Herbs for Dogs - The Wisdom of Herbal Pet Care Author: Geoff D'Arcy Lic. Ac. D.O.M Veterinarians today report a tremendous increase in the amount of cancer and heart disease in dogs and cats. Younger and younger pets are presenting with...

The Story Behind the Herbal Formulations

Or 'the herbal formulations story' in brief. Q. Exactly what is the story behind the herbal formulations we use? A. It's simple. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Otherwise known as 'synergy'. Within Traditional Chinese Medicine,...

Origins of Chinese Herbal Formulas

Understanding the origins of Chinese herbal formulas requires a little knowledge of their history. According to Chinese legend , Shen Nung , the Chinese father of agriculture and leader of an ancient clan, took it upon himself to test, one by one,...

Tips for Feeding Herbs to Dogs

Some well tried wrinkles and tips for feeding herbs to dogs. Some herbal formulas taste better than others. So here at Land of Holistic Pets we compiled a list of tips for feeding herbs to dogs that you might find useful. And hopefully will...

Early Warning Signs of Poor Health in Dogs

Some of the most common and easy to see early warning signs that your dog's health is not right. The immune system of a dog is particularly vulnerable to nutritional imbalances and tends to show signs much earlier than say heart or joint problems. The...

Dog Scratching

Stop a dog chewing and scratching In general scratching arises because the immune system is attempting to eliminate wastes from the body. Dog owners are astounded when we tell them that all that may be required is for them to change their dogs diet...

Dogs Anal Glands

Dealing with anal glands in dogs Dogs and cats, as well many other small mammals, have a pair of glands located on both sides of the rectum. These glands, commonly called 'anal glands', are actually scent glands. Owners often refer to the anal glands...

Corn in Dog Food

Why no corn/maize in our dog food? For those unfamiliar with the terms – Maize and Corn are the same thing – dangerous to your dog’s health! So here's our explanation for why there's no corn in dog food made by us. Corn is an unnatural produ...

Spirulina in Dog Food

Spirulina is probably the most nutrient dense whole food on the planet. Now that's saying something. What is Spirulina? Spirulina is a microscopic algae in the shape of a perfect spiral coil. It contains the most remarkable concentration of nutrients...

Kidney Problems in Dogs

Understanding kidney problems in dogs. Dogs kidneys are life sustaining organs. Kidneys remove waste from the bloodstream and regulate body fluids. If the kidneys are not able to do their job the result could be life threatening for your...

Dog urinary incontinence

Dog urinary incontinence is mostly seen in spayed bitches (and neutered dogs).

Where to buy

There are lots of places where you can buy Land of Holistic Pets foods - Robbie's and Luath's. If you're not sure what to buy fill in our sample questionnaire or why not try a taster pack from our bargain basement. Online Buy online from our 24 hour...

About Us

Find out all about George Burns, dog food and the Land Of Holistic Pets. The heading above may seem strange but the two are simply inseparable - George Burns and Land Of Holistic Pets - a vision he had that pet owners could indulge and learn about their...

Terms and Conditions

Shipping & Delivery Please allow 2 business days for delivery if an order is received before 12 noon (Monday to Friday). Orders received on Friday may not go out until Monday and would in most cases be delivered on  Wednesday. Prices below ...
Healthy Dog Food

Healthy Dog Food

'Itchy skin, chewing feet, waxy ears, stiff joints, anal gland issues, digestive issues and many more of those small irritating issues clear away with the correct diet. ' George Burns Healthy dog food seems like an obvious thing. But you know...

Pet shops in Republic of Ireland

A listing of pet shops in Republic of Ireland who supply Robbie's and Luath's holistic, natural dog foods. Please check if a pet shop is available in your area, alternatively you can either telephone your order - 1 488 0597 or buy online from o...

Pet shops in Northern Ireland

A listing of pet shops in Northern Ireland who supply Robbie's and Luath's holistic, natural dog foods. Please check if a pet shop is available in your area, alternatively you can either telephone your order - 0845 373 4122 or buy online from our ...

Pet shops in Scotland

A listing of pet shops in Scotland who supply Robbie's and Luath's holistic natural dog foods. Please check if a pet shop is available in your area, alternatively you can either telephone your order - 0845 373 4122 or buy online from our shop. Pet...

Pet shops in Wales

A listing of pet shops in Wales who supply Robbie's and Luath's holistic natural dog foods. Please check if a pet shop is available in your area, alternatively you can either telephone your order - 0845 373 4122 or buy online from our shop. &...

Pet shops in England

A listing of pet shops in England who supply Robbie's and Luath's holistic, natural dog foods. Please check if a pet shop is available in your area, alternatively you can either telephone your order - 0845 373 4122 or buy online from our shop. Bedfordshire...

Testimonials

Here are some of the testimonials, comments and feedback we've received from our customers. [Begin Block]Dear George I have been buying Robbie's since I last spoke to you and now on my 3rd bag. The transformation has been absolutely fantastic. My...

Corn in dog food

Why no corn/maize in our dog food? For those unfamiliar with the terms – Maize and Corn are the same thing – dangerous to your dog’s health! So here's our explanation for why there's no corn in dog food made by us. Corn is an unnatural produ...

Useful Links

  Dog Training and behaviour Dog training and animal behaviour in Ireland Yoga Ireland Indigo Holistic Healing Centre located in Tuam County Galway Ireland offers a range of therapies including Yoga and Reflexology. Coyete filmed in...

Terms of Use

For Land of Holistic Pets In using this website ‘land of holistic pets’ you are automatically accepting the following terms and conditions; 1. All original material on this website is owned by George Burns and Land of Holistic Pets and is wholly and...

Privacy Policy

Land of Holistic Pets Privacy Policy 1. Definitions and General Statement Land of Holistic Pets and its website, 'landofholisticpets.co.uk' and .com (hereafter referred to as “we”, “us”, “our”) recognise the importance of protecting the privacy...

Information

Background information about holistic diets and our approach to pet health at Land of Holistic Pets. Have a look in our FAQ section as well.
Homeopathy for Dogs and Cats

Homeopathy for Dogs and Cats

An introduction to homeopathy for dogs and cats John Fudens, DVM explains in very simplistic terms – “We Don’t use gasoline to power our cars, the gasoline is mixed with air and exploded by a spark. It is the energy released by this process that drive...

Holistic, healthy and natural dog food and herbs

Choose the nutritional approach for your dog's health -  holistic natural dog food from Land of Holistic Pets.  Need a Winner? - Crufts 2017 awards for my father & daughter Border Collies, Cody & Toots. Cody 3rd in Veteran Dog & Toots 1s...

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Pet Health Articles, News and Insight

Welcome to our News and Insight section. This is where we post information about new recipes, new products, events, pet health, company news, links and articles. And now we've recently been adding information for humans too! Take a look at our FAQ section...

Our Range

Land of Holistic Pets offer three  ranges of holistic natural dog food and one Grain Free Cat Food. Click on the links below Robbie's Holistic Cuisine  Luath Holistic Nutrition - take me there Land of Holistic Grain Free Kibble's Land O...

Luaths Holistic Nutrition

Luaths Holistic Nutrition for dogs is our complete dry kibble food. Choose from: Luath Working and Sporting Formula for Dogs > Luath Brown Rice with Chicken for Dogs > Luath Brown Rice with Lamb For Dogs > Luath Mini Bites...

Luath Mini Bites

Luath's mini bites for puppies and smaller 'toy' dogs. Buy Luath's Mini Bites online > A sumptuous blend of whole grain brown rice, chicken, millet, oats, peas, chicken oil, carrots, spinach, sunflower oil, spirulina, seaweed, parsley, oregano,...

Luath Brown Rice with Lamb for Dogs

Luath's Brown Rice with Lamb replaces the high energy diet for for dogs. Buy Luath Brown Rice with Lamb online > Ingredients - Brown Rice - Supports spleen /pancreas, soothes the stomach, expels toxins, increases energy, hypoallergenic,...

Luath Brown Rice with Chicken for Dogs

Luath Holistic Nutrition - Brown Rice with Chicken is intended for pups from 6 months to adult dogs . Buy Luath Brown Rice with Chicken online > Ingredients Brown Rice - Supports spleen /pancreas, soothes the stomach, expels toxins,...

Luath Working and Sporting Dog Formula

Luath working and sporting formula is suitable for dogs with low to moderate energy requirements. This food replaces the high energy diet for for dogs. It's for working and sporting dogs with low to moderate energy requirements. Buy Luath Working...

Robbie's Holistic Cuisine

Robbie's - the Dried Dog Food with a difference A lot of love, care and time goes into the preparation of our foods. Find out more about the varieties of Robbie's dehydrated dog foods we have available. Quality foods for your pet Robbie's Brown...

Robbies Holistic Cuisine Grain Free Salmon and Potato

Robbies Grain Free Salmon and Potato Available in 150g packs and 2.5kg bags up to 10kg. Buy Robbie's Grain Free Salmon and Potato Dog Food online NOW > Ingredients [Begin Block]Composition : Potato Flakes, Salmon Meal, Carrot Flakes, Spinach,...

Robbies Holistic Cuisine Meat Free Mixer for Dogs

Robbies Meat Free Mixer for Dogs Robbie's Meat Free Mixer for Dogs was developed for owners who use a variety of ingredients to feed their dogs including BARF, Raw Feeding for dogs, tinned food and home cooking food for dogs. This quality mixer is...

Robbies Holistic Cuisine Brown Rice with Salmon

Robbies Brown Rice with Salmon Available in 150g packs and 2.5kg bags up to 10kg. Buy Robbie's Brown Rice with Salmon online NOW >   Ingredients [Begin Block]Composition : Broccoli, Brown Rice, Carrots, green beans, Oats, Oregano,...

Robbies Holistic Cuisine Brown Rice and Chicken

Robbie's Brown Rice and Chicken Available in 150g packs and 2.5kg bags up to 10kg. Buy Robbie's Brown Rice and Chicken online NOW > Ingredients [Begin Block]Composition : Brown Rice, Carrots, Chicken, Chicken Fat, Chicory, Green Beans, Green...

Robbie's Holistic Cuisine Brown Rice with Lamb

Robbie's Brown Rice with Lamb Available in 150g packs and 2.5kg bags up to 10kg. Buy Robbie's Brown Rice with Lamb online NOW >   Ingredients [Begin Block]Composition : Brown Rice, Lamb Meat Meal, Oats, Pearl Rice, Carrots, Spinach,...

Robbies Holistic Cuisine Puppy Food

Robbie's Holistic Cuisine - Puppy Food A blend of natural and healthy ingredients, formulated to support balanced growth in puppies. Puppies grow at an alarming rate and it is very important that the growth is NOT accelerated by diets too high in...

Sample

If our free sample offer is posted on a 'Freebie' site we will not be able to fulfill it. We can track these offers and are tired of them! Friday 3rd March - another one today! This may the most important form you ever filled out in terms of your ...

Contact Land of Holistic Pets

Here at Land of Holistic Pets we are all ears to hear from you.  Tel 0845 373 4122 Warehouse Address Land of Holistic Pets 23 Riverbank Place Kilmarnock Ayrshire KA1 3JL Telephone and Email For Holistic Pets In the UK Telephone - 0845 373 ...