Valued for its cooling and calming properties, this plant helps to maintain moisture balance and is effective for soothing and restoring dry, itchy, and inflamed skin. Aloe is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Beta Carotene (pro-Vitamin A) and is a clinically proven natural healing powerhouse.
Holistic Hound Set
Choose from either the Calming or Balanced product range to complete your Holistic Hound Set. This combination of Wash, Conditioner, Balm and Oil is designed to holistically nourish and revitalise, from the inside out and from nose to tail.
This set includes a 200mL glass bottle of raw organic Hemp Seed Oil. Our most valued hero ingredient across The Hound Lab range, containing the optimum balance of Omega 3,6 & 9 to reduce persistent symptoms of common skin disorders when added each day to food. Paired with our 100% natural organic balm, designed to provide instant relief to dry elbows, rough and cracked paw pads, and dry noses.
CALMING 01 with Aloe (to soothe) and Argan and Raw Hemp Seed Oil (to nourish). Infused with Lavender, Rosemary and Chamomile essential oils (to calm and protect).
BALANCED 02 with Aloe (to soothe) and Argan and Raw Hemp Seed Oil (to nourish). Infused with essential oils of Cedarwood Atlas, Bergamot, Geranium, Green Mandarin (peel) and Rosemary (to cleanse, freshen and revitalise).
The set includes:
- 1x Selected WASH (500mL)
- 1x Selected CONDITIONER (500mL)
- 1x Paw, Nose and Elbow BALM (70g)
- 1x Raw Hemp Seed OIL (200mL)
Free of harsh artificial ingredients
A non-greasy oil packed with antioxidants, Vitamin A, C, E and Linoleic essential fatty acid. Argan Oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is deeply hydrating, quick to absorb and suitable for frequent use to prevent dry and itchy skin while also restoring coat shine and softness.
Acting as a binding agent in our balm, Bees Wax offers a range of anti inflammatory and healing benefits. High in vitamin A, which has been found to support cell reconstruction. Bees Wax is effective when used topically to create a protective barrier between the skin and the environment encouraging the healing of damaged skin.
This oil has a fresh delicate citrus scent and we love its uplifting and relaxing effect. Bergamot oil can reduce inflammation and soothe skin. It’s also considered a natural mood booster reducing cortisol levels in the body creating a calming effect.
Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot Seed essential oil contains antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory properties. It is soothing to the skin and is included within our Organic Paw Nose & Elbow Balm based on its power to treat a range of common issues.
One of nature’s true insect deterrents and an effective antiseptic that supports good skin health. Cedarwood has great deodorising properties, with woody tones, leaving the coat refreshed and imbued with a subtle, lingering fragrance.
Has a range of natural analgesic properties that soothe irritated itchy skin. Chamomile is also known for its ability to calm the body and mind during times of anxiousness or excitement and is packed with potent antiseptic and antibiotic properties that continue to protect the coat after washing.
Has potent anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which make it a great natural treatment to inhibit and protect from infection. Geranium essential oil has a herbaceous green scent, with minty tones that will leave your dog’s coat refreshed and subtly fragrant.
Green Mandarin (Peel)
Green Mandarin peel essential oil is not to be confused with its Orange cousin that can be quite harsh on a dogs’ skin. Green Mandarin peel is packed with vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, to promote the growth of new skin cells and tissues. A high concentrate of Limonene, a compound with potent anti-inflammatory effect is also found in this oil.
Hemp Seed Oil
Is a nutritional powerhouse containing the perfect balance of Omega 3, 6 & 9 essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Excellent for alleviating dry skin and reducing symptoms of common skin disorders such as eczema and dermatitis. Hemp Seed Oil has been shown to improve overall joint health by reducing inflammation and symptoms of arthritis.
Rich in vitamins and minerals, Jojoba is known for its nourishing and skin-healing properties. Containing anti-inflammatory agents, Jojoba is moisturising, and considered a natural fungicide, acting on a range of fungal skin conditions.
An all-round favourite widely recognised scent, Lavender is one of the most versatile essential oils. Lavender offers many benefits including leaving your dog smelling like flowers. Lavender has anti-microbial properties known to treat fungal infections and is an effective natural antiseptic. Lavender is high in Linalool that promotes relaxation and is sure to make bath time a calming experience.
This powerful herb offers a range of benefits, packed with antioxidants, Rosemary is also a naturally occurring preservative with antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Among other things, Rosemary is also an effective natural bug repellent thanks to limonene and camphor, which repel a range of insects that your dog may come in contact with.
A rich nourishing butter best known for its exceptional moisturising ability and remarkable soothing properties. Shea butter works wonders on dry, rough areas like cracked noses, rough paw pads and crusty elbows. Shea butter is a key ingredient in our balms.
Virgin Coconut Oil
Packed with moisturising and hydrating properties that work wonders for coat shine and softness. Coconut oil also has natural anti-bacterial properties making it effective when used topically. A key oil in our balm to promote healing and repair of minor wounds, cracked skin and soothe dry rough patches.
Our small batch, natural formulations have intentionally been developed free from the nasties listed below and we are committed to keeping this promise.
Ethanolamines (MEA / DEA / TEA) A group of chemicals used in pet products as they create a creamy texture and foaming effect. Ethanolamines react with other common preservatives, they can break down into nitrogen and form what is called nitrosamines. The nitrosamines are a class of chemical that are thought to be carcinogenic
Ethylenediamine Tetraacetic Acid (EDTA) Any ingredient with this many letters in its name is probably not good for your dog... If the name didn't scare you enough, EDTA shares similar binding properties to SLS/SLES. However, EDTA is used to bind minerals and metals and is known to be toxic for dogs.
Mineral Oil When included in dog shampoo helps the skin retain its own moisture by providing a protective barrier over it. Sounds great in theory, however it also keeps the skin from releasing its own natural oils and eliminating toxins … and that’s not so great.
Parabens A synthetic chemical used widely in the cosmetics industry as a cheap and effective preservative to stabilise and increase the shelf life of products. Parabens can irritate your dog’s sensitive skin, causing allergic reactions.
Polyethylene Glycol (PEGS) Feature high levels of dioxin, a carcinogen and by product of the ethoxylation process. Often found in conditioners, PEG is primarily used in products to help create a creamy texture. PEG can cause irritation especially when used on broken skin.
Propylene Glycol Is a skin conditioner, solvent and humectant used to help skin retain moisture. Like polyethylene glycol, it’s a penetration enhancer and a known skin irritant in dogs.
Phenoxyethanol Is a preservative often used in cosmetics and hair care products. The FDA has warned that this chemical is a skin and eye irritant in humans. Your dog is no different.
Phthalates Are a group of chemicals used to make plastics more flexible and harder to break. In pet care products, phthalates are used as a dissolving agent or solvent to aid in the binding process.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) / Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) Are synthetic ingredients based on sulphur that are derived from petroleum or lauryl alcohol and give products a sudsy, bubbly effect. While the sulfates are great at removing excess oil and dirt, they are also effective at stripping naturally occurring oils from the coat and irritating your dog’s skin. Causing dryness, that horrible itch and odour.
Synthetic Fragrances & Artificial Colours Can come from thousands of separate ingredients none of which have to be listed on the label and are often derived from petrochemicals. Other than attacking your dog’s incredible sense of smell, products containing synthetic fragrances & artificial colours may cause allergic reactions and lead to dry, flaky and itchy skin.
These chemicals are very prevalent in the pet industry because they're cheap, reduce the cost of production and make the product behave like humans have come to believe a wash product should. You may be accustomed to that foamy lather, when in reality this effect is created by adding synthetic foaming agents such as SLS, SLES and EDTA that can strip the natural oils from your dog’s sensitive skin leaving their coat dry, itchy and overtime more damaged than before.
Wash: Lather into wet coat and massage all over avoiding eyes and ears. Rinse thoroughly from nose to tail.
Conditioner: After washing, apply onto hands and massage into damp coat. Rinse off and towel dry. End with a brush and a treat.
Balm: Apply as needed and with love to exposed patches that need hydration, particularly elbows and paws that are in contact with hard surfaces.
Hemp Seed Oil: Add daily directly to food at a recommended dose of 1mL per 5 kilograms of dog body weight. Refrigerate after opening.