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WellPet LLC Named Supplier of the Year by PIDA

Tewksbury, Massachusetts (March 5, 2009) – WellPet LLC, makers of the Wellness®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Holistic Select® and Eagle Pack® brands of natural products for pets was named Supplier of the Year by PIDA, The Pet Industry Distributors Association.

WellPet was awarded first place out of a field of 100 companies for exceptional sales support, logistics and operations, and marketing and promotions. WellPet is committed to making the healthiest natural products for pets and ensuring success in these areas is paramount to achieving that mission.

"It is an honor to receive the Supplier of the Year Award. Our sales, operations and marketing teams are dedicated to delivering the utmost in product quality and nutritional innovation for pets every day, and we are proud to have been recognized for our commitment to these principles," stated CEO of Wellness, Tim Callahan.

WellPet scored high across the board in the awards categories including, frequency and effectiveness, training, POP/POS materials, helpful customer support staff, and compliance with good shipping practices.

About WellPet LLC - At the Heart of All We Do

WellPet is home to a portfolio of premium natural pet food brands including Wellness®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Eagle Pack® and Holistic Select®. For over 80 years, this collection of brands has had an unwavering commitment to nutritional innovation and product quality. Acknowledged as leaders in the industry, the company promises: "Your pet's wellbeing is at the heart of all we do, that's why we do whatever it takes to make the healthiest natural products for the pets that depend on us." WellPet products are sold in pet specialty stores and natural food stores across North America and internationally. For more information, please visit or call 1.800.225.0904.

About PIDA: The Pet Industry Distributors Association.

PIDA has represented the interests of pet product distributors for over 40 years. The mission of PIDA is to enhance the well being of the wholesaler-distributor, to promote partnerships with their suppliers and customers and to work cooperatively with other organizations in fostering the human-companion animal bond.