treatment of, or dissection into parts
<holistic medicine attempts to treat both the mind and the body>
(as defined in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary)
When it comes to food, simply put, holistic means all natural.
Holistic pet food is pet food made of high quality, all natural ingredients. Nothing artificial is added to the food…no preservatives, no chemicals, no artificial coloring and absolutely no by-products. Premium quality foods allow your pet’s body to absorb more nutrition from the natural ingredients. The fresher the food, the better it is for your pet. Eating an all-natural diet helps your pet achieve balanced health and wellness. By supplying your pet with holistic nutrition, your pet’s body functions more efficiently, develops a stronger immune system and naturally prevents diseases and illnesses.
Organic vs. Natural
ORGANIC FOOD – refers to food items that are produced, manufactured and handled using organic means as defined by certifying bodies such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under its Organic Food Act. In order for a food to be labeled “organic” in the U.S., it must carry a certified organic label from entities such as USDA or the Oregon Tilth.
NATURAL FOOD – on the other hand, generally refers to food items that are not altered chemically or synthesized in any form. These are derived from plants and animals. Thus a natural food item is not necessarily organic and vice versa.
All the foods we carry at Groovy Cats & Dogs deliver high nutrient content, as well as essential vitamins and minerals for growth, health, and optimum energy. Additionally, the quality protein and nutrient-rich formulas assist in weight management and actually result in less waste. That means less clean up for you! It also means that although the food is more expensive, pound for pound, you are getting more for your money. You will find that your pet will need less food to feel satisfied, there is less poop to clean up, and you should see a reduction in trips to your vet.