|Brand Name: Wellness||Life Stage: Adult Dog||Food Type: Dry|
|Pet Type: Dog|
What is Protein-Focused Nutrition?
› Wellness® CORE® is based on the nutritional philosophy that pets, based on their primal ancestry, thrive on a diet mainly comprised of meat. Each formula is packed with a high concentration of quality animal protein, without fillers or grains, along with a proprietary blend of botanicals and nutritional supplements.
›This unique, grain-free recipe supports and nurtures your pet’s inside…their essence…their core.
› To create a protein-focused diet the Wellness Way, we carefully control the quality and quantity of the ingredients we use, and pay close attention to the individual properties of each inclusion. From source to bowl, we make no exceptions!
› If you are looking for a food with more meat and no grains, CORE is truly a more thoughtful alternative. This diet delivers the meat content you’re looking for, while creating a balanced profile of high quality, natural ingredients appropriate for everyday feeding.
› Supporting your pet's inner wellbeing.
Why is CORE® different?
› In a word… balance. Unlike many grain-free diets, we've considered your pet's whole health by ensuring the overall nutritional equation remains appropriate for everyday feeding. Higher protein can also mean higher fat, minerals and calories. By thoughtfully selecting specialized ingredients and managing nutritional ratios, CORE delivers protein-focused nutrition thoughtfully - with balance, not excess.
› This is grain-free nutrition the Wellness Way® - thoughtfully-balanced, nutrient-dense and created from the highest quality, cutting-edge natural ingredients. A diet so unique you can see it in your pet's weight, coat, digestion and overall radiance. Unlock your pet's core health with Wellness CORE.
› We are proud to offer this choice in the Wellness line of natural food for pets. This diet supports our continued belief that thoughtfully balanced natural nutrition is the foundation of wellbeing, happiness and longevity we want for all of our family members, including our animals.
Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Peas, Potatoes, Dried Ground Potatoes, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Chicken Liver, Natural Chicken Flavor, Ground Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, 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, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin 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.
|Crude Protein||Not less than||34.00%|
|Crude Fat||Not less than||16.00%|
|Crude Fiber||Not more than||4.00%|
|Moisture||Not more than||10.00%|
|Calcium||Not more than||2.00%|
|Phosphorus||Not more than||1.40%|
|Vitamin E||Not less than||400 IU/kg|
|Omega 6 Fatty Acids*||Not less than||3.25%|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids*||Not less than||0.50%|
|Glucosamine*||Not less than||250 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin Sulfate*||Not less than||200 mg/kg|
|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.
100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition for Your Adult Dog
Wellness CORE Original Formula Adult Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
This food is formulated for adult, non-reproducing dogs over one year old as puppies and pregnant or nursing mothers have special nutritional requirements. It is important to slowly transition your dog from his/her current diet as it takes a few days for the body to adapt to new nutrient levels. To transition, gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Wellness each day, so that you are feeding 100% Wellness® CORE® by day 7.
CORE is highly palatable so your dog may tend to eat more of this food. Watch initially to see if you need to adjust regular eating patterns. Give your dog access to clean, cool fresh water at all times and feed Wellness® CORE® wet food in combination whenever possible, to increase the level of water in your dog's diet. Nutrition is the foundation of wellbeing, but be sure to give your dog plenty of love, exercise and see your veterinarian regularly.
Recommended Feeding Portions (based on a standard 8 oz dry measuring cup):
Every dog is a little different so optimal feeding amounts may vary with age, size, activity level, breed and environment. Divide the total cups per day by the number of times you feed your dog per day. Please use the information below as an initial recommendation only and adjust as needed.
|Weight of Dogs (lbs)||Cups per Day|
|6-20||1/4 - 1 1/4|
|20-35||1 1/4 - 1 3/4|
|35-50||1 3/4 - 2 1/4|
|50-65||2 1/4 - 2 3/4|
|65-80||2 3/4 - 3 1/4|
|80-95||3 1/4 - 3 3/4|
|95-115||3 3/4 - 4 1/4|
Combination Feeding: If feeding with wet food, reduce dry amount fed by ½ cup, for every 6 oz of wet food.
Dogs over 115 lbs.: Add 1/4 cup per additional 10 lbs.
Calorie Content: This food contains 3,660 kcal per kilogram or 421 kcal per cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis (calculated).
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