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CORE Puppy

Puppy

CORE Puppy food has optimal calories and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) puppies need for healthy brain, bone, and muscle development. CORE recipes are crafted based on the nutritional philosophy that dogs, based on their primal ancestry, thrive on a natural diet mainly comprised of meat. Our Grain-Free, Protein-Rich puppy food is packed with premium protein along with nutrient-rich superfoods and nutritional supplements to ensure your puppy has everything they need to thrive from the CORE.

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Available in 4 lb, 12 lb, 24 lb bags

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Key Ingredients

We make every mealtime count by using high quality ingredients to help your pet live a long and healthy life. View full ingredient list.

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Chicken

Excellent source of high quality protein & fatty acids

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Salmon Oil

Natural source of DHA to support brain and eye development

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Spinach

Excellent source of magnesium and iron

From Our Customers

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My puppy was having stomach issues on another brand of food. When I looked at the ingredients of the other brand, I could see why-3 of the top 4 ingredients were grain fillers! Then I came across CORE Puppy. A high-protein, grain-free food is exactly what a growing puppy needs to stay fit and healthy. He loves it! I’d recommend CORE to ensure the best for your pup.
- Josh

Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Potatoes, Peas, Potato Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Ground Potatoes, Tomato Pomace, Natural Chicken Flavor, Salmon Oil, Ground Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Bananas, Spinach, Vitamin E Supplement, Broccoli, Carrots, Choline Chloride, Parsley, Apples, Blueberries, Kale, Sweet Potatoes, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

This is a naturally preserved product.
 

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein Not Less Than 36.00%
Crude Fat Not Less Than 17.50%
Crude Fiber Not More Than 5.00%
Moisture Not More Than 10.00%
Calcium Not More Than 1.50%
Phosphorus Not More Than 1.20%
Vitamin E Not Less Than 400 IU/kg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than 3.50%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than 0.60%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)* Not Less Than 0.10%
Beta-Carotene* Not Less Than 5 mg/kg
Total Lactic Acid Microorganisms* Not Less Than 80,000,000 CFU/lb

(Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus in equal amounts)

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

Nutrition Statement  

Wellness CORE Puppy Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal & Turkey Meal Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth and gestation/lactation including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs or more as an adult). 

Feeding Guidelines

(Standard measuring cup holds approximately 3.9 oz (110 g) of Wellness CORE Puppy Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal & Turkey Meal Recipe)

WEIGHT (LBS) WEIGHT (KG) 6 - 11 WEEKS (CUPS/DAY) 6 - 11 WEEKS (GRAMS/DAY) 3 - 4 MONTHS (CUPS/DAY) 3 - 4 MONTHS (GRAMS/DAY) 5 - 7 MONTHS (CUPS/DAY) 5 - 7 MONTHS (GRAMS/DAY) 8 - 12 MONTHS (CUPS/DAY) 8 - 12 MONTHS (GRAMS/DAY)
3 1.4 ¾ 87 74 ½ 61 49
5 2 1 127 1 108 ¾ 90 71
10 4 213 1⅔ 182 1⅓ 151 1 120
15 7 289 247 205 163
20 9 359 314 2⅓ 269 2 224
30 14 4⅓ 487 426 3⅓ 365 304
40 18 604 528 4 453 3⅓ 377
60 27 - - 716 614 4⅔ 511
80 36 - - - - 761 635
100 45 - - - - - - 750

Combination Feeding: If feeding with Wellness wet food, reduce dry amount fed by ⅓ cup (37 g) for every 6 oz (170 g) of wet food.

For Pregnant or Nursing Dogs: Since DHA is transferred to puppies in mother’s milk, we recommend feeding this during pregnancy and nursing.  When pregnant, feed up to 50% more food according to body weight at 12 mos.  For nursing dogs, allow her to eat at will.

Every puppy is a little different, so optimal feeding amounts may vary with age, size, activity level, breed and environment. Please use feeding guidelines as an initial recommendation and adjust as needed.

Calorie Content: This food contains 3,792 kcal/kg or 417 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis.

 

Nutrient Profiles

The Nutrient Profile for this product is also available for download. GET THE PDF

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