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New Products from Wellness® Natural Pet Food for Dogs and Cats!

new productsWe’re very excited to announce the largest Wellness® new product launch since the line was first introduced in 1997! This array of new food recipes for dogs and cats is the result of years of research and innovation in the field of targeted, high-quality natural nutrition.  The new products available include 12 additions to the Wellness® CORE® grain-free recipes for cats and 9 new Wellness® CORE® grain-free recipes for dogs, 16 newly reformulated Wellness® Simple: Limited Ingredient Diet for Dogs, and 12 extensions to the line of grain-free Wellness® Cubed, Sliced and Minced Canned Cat Cuts recipes!

New Wellness® CORE® Grain-Free Recipes for Dogs and Cats

The Wellness® CORE® line now includes a new variety of flavors, lifestages and solutions available in both dry and canned formulas, for a complete range of nutrition solutions for every pet’s needs. Each recipe includes added essential and beneficial nutrients such as probiotics and antioxidants, and contains no fillers, corn, soy or artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

View New Wellness® CORE® Recipes for Dogs

View New Wellness® CORE® Recipes for Cats

Wellness® Simple Limited Ingredient Diets for Dogs

Our Simple Limited Ingredient Diet is ideal for dogs with food allergies or sensitivities. All Simple recipes now feature high quality meat as their first ingredient and flaxseed to help nourish healthy skin. Each dry formula is fortified with probiotics to help support digestive and immune health and also has a complementary wet food, perfect for pet parents that feed wet and dry food in combination. Also, for those interested in a grain-free, limited ingredient diet, the new Turkey & Potato Formula and Salmon & Potato Formula are Grain-Free!

View New Wellness® Simple Limited Ingredient Diet dry and canned formulas

New Wellness® Cubed, Sliced and Minced Canned Cat Cuts

Wellness Cubed, Sliced and Minced Canned Cat Cuts offer the natural flavors of chicken, turkey, salmon, and tuna in three appealing textures – sliced, cubed and minced. These succulent cuts in savory sauces are grain-free and are now available in a new larger 5.5 oz can size. Like all Wellness products, Cubed, Sliced and Minced Cat Cuts contain no fillers, corn, soy or artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

View New Wellness® Cubed, Sliced and Minced Canned Cat Cuts

Look for New Wellness® Natural Pet Food recipes at pet specialty retailers in the U.S.A. and Canada. Visit our Store Locator to find a retailer near you!

June Ask the Vet

Dr. Moser

Dr. Moser

This month, Dr. Moser answers your questions about a cat with food allergies and keeping a dog’s coat shiny.

Q: I have a 5 year old cat with food allergies. She can’t have food with many grains and is allergic to chicken. Does Wellness have a type of food that she would be able to eat?

A: Working with your vet you have identified a sensitivity in your cat to feeding diets that contain chicken as a primary animal protein source and a long list of grains. For long term maintenance, you want to identify Wellness feline diets that avoid chicken and turkey protein sources and limit grain ingredients. The Wellness canned diets of choice would be: Wellness CORE® grain free Salmon, Whitefish, and Herring Recipe, and Complete Health Beef and Salmon Recipe canned cat food.

The Beef and Salmon Canned Recipe has salmon and beef as primary protein sources, and contains no grains. Some carbohydrate is contributed by sweet potato, flaxseed, and vegetables. A 3 ounce can contain 107 kilocalories of energy.

CORE Salmon, Whitefish and Herring Canned Recipe is also 100% poultry and grain free. In addition to fish; potato, cranberry, flaxseed, and chicory root extract are included at low levels.

A 5.5 ounce can contains 192 kilocalories of energy.

Q: We love Wellness products! We have a 140 lb Bullmastiff that has suffered from chronic ear infections and skin issues. Wellness CORE is the food that keeps these issues at bay. I was wondering how I could bring more sheen to his coat. Will supplementing the dry CORE with wet food help give him get a shinier coat?

A: CORE is a natural, grain free pet food that is protein focused. Wellness CORE Original Recipe dry dog food is a chicken and turkey based protein source diet with potato as a carbohydrate source; salmon oil as a fat source; and some tomato pomace for added dietary fiber. Wellness CORE Ocean Recipe dry dog food is a fish-based protein diet with potato as the carbohydrate source; canola oil for a fat source, and a mix of pea fiber and tomato pomace as a source of dietary fiber. Wellness CORE Salmon, Whitefish, & Herring Recipe is a canned food that is fish-based protein, with some sweet potato and flaxseed, fruits and vegetables.

Wellness CORE Original is about 421 kilocalories per cup and Wellness CORE Ocean Recipe is about 417 kilocalories per cup; Wellness CORE Salmon, Whitefish & Herring Recipe canned dog food is about 220 calories per 6 ounce can.

Assume you are currently feeding about 5 cups per day of Wellness CORE Original (2.5 cups in the morning and 2.5 cup in the evening); about 2100 kcal of energy per day; and you want to bring out more sheen in the coat. Some changes you may try:

Plan #1:

- Morning feeding- 2 cups Wellness CORE Original dry dog food and one 6 ounce can of Wellness CORE Salmon, Whitefish & Herring Recipe canned dog food.

- Repeat same as above for afternoon feeding.

Plan #2:

- Replace half the volume (cups) of Wellness CORE Original dry dog food you are currently offering daily with an equal volume of Wellness CORE Ocean Recipe dry dog food for dogs at each meal. That is 1.25 cups of each brand of dry food in the morning and 1.25 cups of each dry food in the evening. A total of 5 cups per day.

In both plan #1 and #2; we are manipulating the amounts and/or ratios of the fatty acids (omega 6 and omega 3) in the total daily diet for the dog. Monitor in a diary the results you see in skin condition, body weight, and stool volume and consistency.