Jean Hofve


Holistic veterinarian and author Dr. Jean Hofve has 18 years’ experience in conventional and alternative veterinary medicine. She has a passion for feline health and nutrition; she has intensively studied and researched pet nutrition and the pet food industry since the early 1990s. She is recognized as an expert on pet food, having written dozens of articles and been interviewed for print, radio, and television around the world. In 1995, she founded Spirit Essences (now owned and operated by Jackson Galaxy), which makes flower essence remedies for many animal health and behavior problems. Her first book, "The Complete Guide to Holistic Cat Care: An Illustrated Handbook," co-authored with nutritionist Dr. Celeste yarnall, won a 2010 Certificate of Excellence as well as the 2010 Muse Medallion Award for best book from the Cat Writers’ Association. Her award-winning website,, is a respected source of information on holistic feline health, nutrition, and behavior.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats: Integrative Prevention and Treatment
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Did you know that vomiting is often the only sign of this disease in cats? Many people put up with their cat’s intermittent vomiting or diarrhea without realizing that it could be a sign of serious illness. What causes IBD, and how can you help your cat feel better? Diet, supplements, and medications can be used individually or in combination. Find out how in this ebook
What Cats Should Eat: How to Keep Your Cat Healthy with Good Food
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Award-winning author and holistic veterinarian Dr. Jean Hofve tells you everything you need to know about what and how to feed your cat, including the pros and cons of different diet forms (dry, canned, raw, homemade, etc.) and her famous "Dr. Jean's Approved Brands" of dozens of specific cat foods that are wholesome and safe for your cat.
Feline Diabetes: The Comprehensive Guide from a Holistic Veterinarian
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The rate of diabetes in cats has doubled in the last decade! What can you do to prevent, and treat, this terrible disease? Holistic feline veterinarian Dr. Jean Hofve provides most accurate and up-to-date information on both conventional and holistic therapies. This book will be your best friend for dealing with a diabetic cat.

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