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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Celestial Arts (September 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1587612712
  • ISBN-13: 978-1587612718
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #50,012 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Publisher

• An eight-week program to optimum health for dogs and cats featuring quick and easy recipes for home-cooked meals and treats, an introduction to natural supplements, and a practical guide to grooming and play. • Includes more than 25 recipes and a guided weekly journal to track a pet’s progress. • Each chapter features true pet stories from owners describing miraculous health and behavior transformations. • According to the National Academy of Science, one in four pets is obese.

About the Author

Andi Brown is the director of Halo, Purely for Pets, a Palm Harbor, Florida, company specializing in all-natural holistic pet care products.

More About the Author

For over two decades, Andi Brown has been helping pet lovers to heal their dogs and cats of all kinds of health challenges; including skin and coat problems, eye and ear issues, obesity, digestive disorders, allergies and immune deficiency conditions. After curing her own cat with a stew, made with chicken and vegetables, she went on to work with thousands of pets all over the world, and the results were astounding. Andi's simple recipes for homemade natural pet foods, treats and supplements have made headlines nationwide and her work has been featured on CNN, "20/20", Montel, "The Today Show", and Good Morning America. Andi believes that food is the foundation of all life and that commercial pet foods are to blame, because even the premium brands may contain unnecessary chemicals, problematic fillers and inferior ingredients. The Whole Pet Diet is an opportunity for the pet lover to roll up their sleeves and take the health of the ones they love in their own hands. After all, it's never too late to eat well! Feel free to contact Andi with your holistic pet health questions at www.wholepetdiet.com

Customer Reviews

The author explains good food for your pet.
L. Waybrant
Buy this book - you'll benefit from it and your pet will thank you by living a longer and a healthier life.
AIROLF
This book is very well written and very easy to follow.
D. Pell

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156 of 158 people found the following review helpful By L. Stiff on April 13, 2007
Format: Paperback
After my always-healthy mini dachshund became suddenly very ill last year (with a mysterious "sterile inflammation" of the bladder - she couldn't pee), which cost five thousand dollars and put her through a week of torture at my vet and the local emergency care hospital, I picked up this book in a local bookstore, when I was searching for answers about what had really happened to my dog. Then I picked up her bag of Hill's Science Diet R/D chow, and discovered that in addition to byproducts, it contains a low grade pesticide! No wonder her immune system was going bonkers. I started cooking for her last November, and so far, she is doing great - her skin issues have cleared up, she is bright eyed and energetic, and her coat is glossy and soft. Once you get your ingredients together the recipes are easy to follow. I prepare a batch that lasts for three days and keep it refrigerated - easy. I highly recommend this book because commercial pet foods are really bad news, as the government doesn't care what ends up in it and doesn't regulate the manufacturing processes - if you can't eat it yourself, you shouldn't be giving it to your pet.
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193 of 206 people found the following review helpful By K. McCulloch on December 6, 2007
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This book isn't bad, it has a lot of useful information in it about home-cooking for your pet. However, at times it does seem like vehicle for this woman to sell her company's products. Sure, she tells you how to make most things for yourself but at the same time for every feeding recommendation she makes, its her company that sells some miracle product that will fit in perfectly.

Other things I didn't like about this book were that there's no nutritional analysis given for the recipes. The book also doesn't advocate feeding variety strongly enough for my liking. She actually states that its better to feed animals your dog could actually hunt. My dog is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel... she can hunt paper towel rolls and that's about it! If you are going to be home-cooking for your animal you should be sure to use a variety of protein sources on a regular basis. Unless your animal is allergic to every other source, you shouldn't just give chicken all the time. That's a diet that's guaranteed to be deficient in some nutrient.

Dr Pitcairns Complete Guide to Natural Health is a better book. Whole Pet Diet is more readable and possibly more accessible but the quality of the information just isn't as good. Pitcairn, unlike Andi Brown, is actually a vet and pesonally that makes a difference to me when evaluating the quality of the information offered. If you are serious about homecooking, get both books. Or if you just want one, get Pitcairn. If you are more interested in finding out about dog food and the pet food industry itself then read Food Pets Die For.

Just for the record, I homecooked for a few months. It is expensive and quite complicated since you must use supplements and feed the correct balance of nutrients.
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64 of 65 people found the following review helpful By K. A. Stevenson VINE VOICE on March 29, 2007
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Ironically, I ordered this book for my overweight dog just prior to the big scare with rat poisoning in the various commercial dog and cat foods. I think that incident is making a lot of pet owners rethink their position on cooking for their pets.

Almost everyone originally thinks that there is NO WAY that they would have time to "cook" for their pet. The recipes contained in The Whole Pet Diet couldn't be EASIER. (And I'm SURE that they are less expensive than commercial food.) The primary stew for dogs or cats makes 20 cups and you are urged to divide it into portion Ziploc servings and freeze the servings that you don't use in a 3-day period.

HOwever, this book is MUCH MORE than just recipes. It is an 8 week plan to bring play and nutrition and well-being to your cat or dog. It is filled with WONDERFUL success stories. I highly recommend it and have sent copies to several of my friends.
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34 of 35 people found the following review helpful By J.R. on May 20, 2007
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I barely have time to cook for my husband and myself, so there's no way I'm going to spend what's left of my free time making chicken stew for my dog...however, having said that, I did find this book to be a wealth of information about the kinds of things that need to be in her diet and the kinds of things that are actually contained in commercial brands of dog food. It prompted me to switch to a premium, organic meat-and-vegetable brand of dog food (sans grains, which I now know to be hard on her digestive system.) Yes, it's more expensive, but she's worth the extra money, and I feel more secure buying her food from a small, independent producer than getting huge sacks of kibble containing God knows what detritus from God knows where.
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27 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Justin Loeber on October 14, 2006
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I was fascinated with the stories and the philosophy that Andi Brown has presented in her book. It all makes sense that man's best friend should enjoy fresh food without the poison that our government allows to be sold as nutritional. Andi Brown shares her recipes in a very generous way. As for me, I hate to cook, which is why it's great that she started her holistic food company 20 years ago for terrible cooks like me. In essence, the book has inspired me to make sure that my dog Rufus will always enjoy wholesome food. Makes me want to eat healthier too!
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