What is the benefit of some of the formulas changes?
In our efforts to continuously improve digestion for your pets, we optimized fiber levels in our formulas by using more whole ingredients like chickpeas and reducing others like beet pulp to improve on our guarantee of small, firm stool.
Why did we remove the name of WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS®?
We felt that since all the ingredients in each of our recipes are wholesome and essential to the benefits of the recipe, it was unnecessary to call it out on just one of our lineups.
Does the new NUTRO™ dog food still have a skin and coat guarantee?
Yes, all dog formulas except the Lite Weight Loss products will still have a complete satisfaction or your money back guarantee to provide healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat.
Is there a formulation change on wet?
Yes. We have increased essential nutrients in our wet dog formulas so that feeding guidelines can be tailored to the energy needs of inactive dogs while still providing optimal nutrition and meeting essential nutrient requirements.
Why is natural pet food better?
We believe that natural pet food is healthier, safer and tastier.
Does NUTRO™ Brand Dog and Cat Food contain artificial preservatives?
No, our foods are naturally preserved with vitamin E. We never use chemicals like BHA, BHT, ethoxyquin, propyl gallate or sodium hexametaphosphate in NUTRO™ Natural Dog Food or Cat Food.
Where are NUTRO™ Products made?
We are proud that NUTRO™ Products are made in our own U.S. facilities. Our facilities are located in Victorville, Calif.; Lebanon, Tenn.; and North Sioux City, S.D. Our GREENIES® Products are made in Kansas City, Mo.
Are any NUTRO™ Products currently being recalled?
No, there are no recalls of any NUTRO™ Products in effect. All NUTRO™ Products are safe and meet the highest standards of safety and quality.
How do you read the code dates on NUTRO™ Cans and Trays?
Due to technical advances in materials, the expiration dates for cans and trays produced after March 31, 2004 will be 2 years from the date of manufacture.Here is an example of the coding:First Line: BEST BY MM DD YYSecond Line: Contains manufacturing information (i.e., plant, line and time)MM = Month of ProductionDD = Day of ProductionYY = Year of Production + 2 YearsFor example, a can manufactured on May 31, 2011 would be coded: BEST BY 05 31 13 (MAY 31, 2013).