Wellness accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to Strike Out ALS! We’re making a donation to the ALS Association from our WellPet Foundation and we encourage others to donate as well.
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It’s National Adopt a Cat Month! You can read more about cat adoption here. In honor of this special month, we’re hosting a giveaway and donation to an animal welfare organization. To enter, simply comment on this Wellness Natural Pet Food Facebook Post and share your cat adoption story. On June 30th we’ll be announcing a winner who will receive a Wellness Cat Prize Pack! In addition to receiving a prize pack, Wellness will make a donation of $250 to the animal charity of the winner’s choice. This is a great opportunity to spread the word about pet adoption and to help raise money for an organization that you’re passionate about.
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Earth Day is an annual holiday that encourages us to respect and care for the home we all share. This year, we challenge you to consider your four-legged friends when making your Earth Day resolutions.
7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Year Round with Your Pets
1—Recycled pet toys – From cat trees to stuffed animals, there are tons of pet toys made from bottles, paper and other materials salvaged from the landfill. One great option, the Kitty Scratch Pole, is made in the U.S.A. from recycled materials and can be used indefinitely by replacing the refillable, recycled cardboard discs that come with it.
2- Pet-friendly shampoo – There are dozens of pet shampoos on the market, but the eco-friendly option is to choose a pet shampoo made with natural ingredients which are safer for the environment and for your pet.
3-Use biodegradable bags—Grocery bags take hundreds of years to break down in the landfill. Using biodegradable waste bags is the more earth-friendly option. If you can compost the waste–that’s all the better.
4—Clean with vinegar – Max have an accident indoors? Grab the white vinegar to clean up. Vinegar and baking soda are time honored cleaning products. You’ll reduce your use of harmful chemicals and get the job done effectively.
5—Take your dog for hike—Most dogs love to get outside, enjoy some new sniffs and meet new friends. If hiking isn’t possible, go to a dog-friendly park and enjoy the Spring air.
6—Clean out your closets – Donate old towels, blankets and bedding to a local animal shelter. The animals and volunteers will thank you.
7–Choose quality food – When your pet eats nutritious food, more of the nutrients are used within the body which results in less waste.
What are your favorite earth friendly ways to celebrate Earth Day? We’d love to hear your ideas on our Facebook Page.
Our Consumer Affairs team speaks with many Wellness Pet Food fans each day. Whether it’s addressing a concern, recommending a product or passing along a suggestion for a new recipe, they do it all. The team does a great job, and we all love receiving your feedback. Recently, we’ve had the opportunity to take some of your ideas and make them a reality. We’ve added exciting new Wellness lines, as well as extended several existing Wellness lines. Here’s a complete recap of our new products:
Wellness Kittles™: Delicious, Crunchy Grain-Free Cat Treats
Who says dogs have all the fun? Indulge your cat with Kittles™ natural, grain-free treats. Kittles™ are crunchy cat treats that come in three scrumptious flavors: Salmon & Cranberries Recipe, Chicken & Cranberries Recipe, and Tuna & Cranberries Recipe. Each morsel also has under 2 calories,so pet parents can treat their loved ones multiples times per day with these guilt-free goodies. Learn more!
Wellness CORE Superfood Protein Bars: Grain-Free Dog Treats
Perfect pairings of hearty proteins, CORE Superfood Protein Bars feature delicious superfoods. No Meat By-Products, 100% All Natural & Grain Free, No Artificial Colors, Flavors or Preservatives, Only 16 Calories Per Treat, Made in the U.S.A. Learn more.
Wellness Toy Breed Complete Health Dry Dog Recipes: Small Kibble, Big Nutrients
Toy breeds have higher energy needs and don’t have the same metabolic rate, bite size, or daily caloric intake as bigger dogs. Wellness Toy Breed dog food features a small kibble size for tiny mouths and a crunchy texture to target plaque build-up and maintain oral health. Wellness Toy Breed recipes offer the right balance of protein, fat and calories to provide the energy your little one needs. Omega Fatty Acids are included to support healthy skin and a shiny coat. Learn more.
Five of the 10 most common reasons dogs visit the vet can be food allergy or intolerance related. Our Simple Limited Ingredient Diets offer a single source of high-quality protein, and now you can maintain your dog’s weight while keeping food sensitivities in check with the Wellness Simple Healthy Weight Salmon & Peas Formula
Wellness Complete Health Dry Cat: Senior Health and Chicken-Free Indoor Health Recipes
The Complete Health Senior Health recipe provides the ideal balance of nutrients for aging, more sedentary cats, while the Complete Health Indoor Health Salmon & Whitefish Meal Recipe offers a poultry-free option for seafood-loving cats.
With mighty souls but little bodies, your small breed dog has a unique physical composition that creates special nutritional needs. Our Small Breed Complete Health Adult Whitefish, Salmon Meal & Peas Recipe is designed to support the unique health needs of smaller dogs through nutrient-rich whole foods. Learn more about this new poultry-free option.
Tewksbury, Mass. (December 10)—Wellness Pet Food recently concluded their, “You Click, We Donate” holiday giving campaign, hosted on their Facebook page. During the campaign which ran from December 10 to January 16, Wellness Facebook fans could sign up for Wellness to donate $1.00 on their behalf—up to $8,000 each for Green Chimneys and The Cat House on the Kings.
Although campaign participation did not reach the maximum donation amount, Wellness donated the full $8,000 to each charity. “We’re happy that we’re able to offer monetary donations to each of these deserving charities,” said Chanda Leary-Coutu, Wellness Marketing Communications Manager. “We support the missions of these charities and were glad to help increase public awareness of them.
The Cat House on the Kings is California’s largest no-cage, no-kill, lifetime cat sanctuary and adoption center. The Cat House relies entirely on donations from the public to carry out its mission. You can read more about The Cat House here.
Green Chimneys, located in New York State, is a multi-faceted nonprofit organization helping young people by providing them residential, educational, clinical and recreational services. Green Chimneys also provides housing and rehabilitation to over 200 dogs, cats and farm and wildlife animals. You can read more about Green Chimneys here.
They’re happy to see you. They enjoy resting nearby and they offer communication through tail wags and rubbing against you. They’re our pets and they bring great joy and happiness to millions of households.
Although all pet owners experience the benefits of having a pet, there are specific ways that pets enrich the lives of the older population. Studies show that older people with pets are in better health and spirits than those without.
3 Ways Pets Benefit Older People
We’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.
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!
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.
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!