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Wellness® Donates to the Lowell (MA) Humane Society

Tewksbury, Massachusetts (November 13, 2008) - The Wellness WellPet® Foundation today announced a $2,500 donation to the Lowell (MA) Humane Society.

The Lowell Humane Society prevents cruelty to animals by providing care for homeless and distressed animals and educating the public about responsible pet ownership. The groups also stresses the importance of proper nutrition, proper exercise and proper veterinary care to help create successful relationships between people and their pets, sharing the mission of the Wellness WellPet Foundation.

Wellness' grant of $2,500 supports the Lowell Humane Society's Adoption Program. Specifically, the Lowell Humane Society will use these funds for marketing and printing costs associated with educating the community on pet safety and adoption.

"We are thrilled to have Wellness contribute to the Lowell Humane Society's Adoption Program," said Executive Director, Jill O'Connell. She continued, "The adoption program will be able to run more effectively by helping us to educate new parents on ways to give their pet a healthy and happy lifestyle".

The donation reflects the mission of Wellness' WellPet Foundation: responsibility, passion and commitment, as the company works to do the very best for the pets that provide us with unconditional love, trust and companionship.

To learn more about Lowell Humane Society please visit

About Wellness® - Unconditional Love. Uncompromising Nutrition®.

The Wellness brand of Natural Food and Treats for Pets, a proud member of the Old Mother Hubbard pet food family, was founded on the belief that, "You are what you eat!" - and that incorporating a holistic approach to a healthy, nutritious diet is the foundation of wellbeing. Our committed team of vets, nutritionists and animal lovers has spent decades creating the very best in natural nutrition for both dogs and cats. Our Quality Assurance program maintains the most meticulous standards of food safety; we follow the same strict guidelines for our pet food that are applied to food for people. All Wellness food and treat varieties feature recipes using human-quality ingredients without the use of meat by-products, fillers, potential allergens such as wheat (including wheat gluten) or soy, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Wellness is sold through knowledgeable pet specialty retailers and natural food stores in North America, and is now available internationally. For more information visit

About the Lowell Humane Society

The Lowell Humane Society, owner and operator of the Merrimack Valley Animal Shelter, was founded in 1873 and is one of the oldest animal welfare agencies in the nation. It is a nonprofit charitable organization totally supported by voluntary donations and dedicated to the promotion of animal welfare throughout the Merrimack Valley.

The purpose of your Lowell Humane Society is preventing cruelty to animals, providing care for homeless and distressed animals and educating the public about responsible pet ownership. The shelter receives over 3,000 animals annually.

Their services involve:

  • Adoptions - Intake
  • Humane Education
  • Information Services
  • Lost and Found Service

Please visit for more information.