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Wellness CORE Grain-Free Puppy Chicken & Turkey Recipe Dry Dog Food

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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 pets inside…their essence…their core. To create a protein-focused diet the Wellness Way, they carefully control the quality and quantity of the ingredients they use, and pay close attention to the individual properties of each inclusion. From source to bowl, they 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.

Key Benefits

  • Natural, limited ingredient diet for dogs with food sensitivities or food allergies
  • High-quality chicken as the first ingredient
  • Does not contain grains, gluten or wheat
  • Easily-digestible formula with probiotics and prebiotics
  • Nourishes healthy skin with flaxseed

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  • Item Number
    52018
  • Weight
    26.0 pounds
  • Brand
    Wellness CORE
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Puppy
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Grain-Free, Gluten Free, No Corn No Wheat No Soy

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

New Formulation: 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.

Old Formulation: 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, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Beta-Carotene, Niacin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Pyroxidine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Biotin, Folic Acid], Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Kale, Broccoli, Spinach, Parsley, Apples, Blueberries, Bananas, Choline Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols Added to Preserve Freshness, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Taurine, 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.

Caloric Content

417 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 36.0% min
Crude Fat 18.0% min
Crude Fiber 5.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Calcium 1.5% max
Phosphorus 1.0% max
Vitamin E 400 IU/kg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 3.50% min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 0.6% min
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)* 0.1% min
Beta-Carotene 5 mg/kg min
Total Lactic Acid Microorganisms* +80,000,000 CFU/lb min

Feeding Instructions

Weight ( lbs) 6 - 12 Weeks (/day) 4 - 6 Months (/day) 7 - 9 Months (/day) 10 - 12 Months (/day) 12 - 18 Months (/day)
2 1/2 1/2 1/3 1/3 Adult
5 1 1 3/4 2/3 Adult
10 1 3/4 1 2/3 1 1/3 1 Adult
15 2 1/2 2 1/4 1 3/4 1 1/2 Adult
20 3 1/4 2 3/4 2 1/3 2 Adult
30 4 1/3 3 2/3 3 1/3 2 3/4 Adult
40 5 1/2 4 3/4 4 3 1/3 Adult
60 6 1/2 5 1/2 4 2/3 4
80 6 3/4 5 3/4 5
100 6 3/4 6

Transition Instructions

It is important to slowly transition your puppy 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® CORE® each day, so that you are feeding 100% Wellness® CORE® by day 7.

Grain-Free Nutrition for Puppies

It's important that puppies receive the proper nutrition in order to grow healthy and strong. Wellness CORE Puppy Formulas are complete and balanced with optimal calories for growth in a smaller kibble size. These recipes contain balanced levels of protein and fat to support puppies' needs as well as salmon, a natural source of DHA, to promote cognitive development.

Grain-Free Nutrition for Puppies
Supporting Optimal Health

Supporting Your Dog's Optimal Health to the CORE

Wellness CORE follows the nutritional philosophy that pets, based on their primal ancestry, thrive on a diet mainly comprised of meat. CORE formulas are packed with quality animal protein without fillers or grains, plus botanicals and nutritional supplements. These unique, grain-free recipes support and nurture your pet, contributing to his inner wellbeing all the way through to his core.

Why is CORE Different?

Unlike many grain-free diets, Wellness CORE considers 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.

The CORE Difference

Fresh, Whole Food Ingredients

Wellness CORE provides a balanced profile of high-quality, natural ingredients appropriate for everyday feeding. These grain-free recipes contain absolutely no meat by-products, artificial colors, flavorings, preservatives, corn, wheat or soy.

BROCCOLI

BROCCOLI

Great source of fiber and vitamin C and boosts the immune system, supports skin and heart health and helps the body release toxins.

SPINACH

SPINACH

Exceptionally rich in carotenoids, including beta-carotene and lutein, and also contains quercetin, a phytochemical with antioxidant properties.

CARROTS

CARROTS

Excellent source of fiber and minerals and a good natural source of beta carotene, an antioxidant essential for neutralizing free radicals.

KALE

KALE

Highly nutritious vegetable which is high in beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, lutein, zeaxanthin and also a good source of calcium.

APPLES

APPLES

Good source of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary fiber, which helps with joint problems and promotes overall gastrointestinal health.

GROUND FLAXSEED

GROUND FLAXSEED

Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which improve the shine of the pet's coat and high in fiber which helps move food through the digestive system.

About Wellness

As a pioneer in holistic nutrition, Wellness is always looking for new ways to help pets thrive. Their diverse team of animal lovers, nutritionists and vets has only one mission: to help you provide your pet a healthy, happy, long life through the power of natural nutrition. They're passionately picky from the first step to the last so they can guarantee each recipe delivers the Wellness Promise

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    I'm currently switching Zelda to this after doing some moe research and not really approving on the food she was originally on. She loves it (but she would eat anything haha)! I'm glad she likes it because it appears to be one of the top rated foods for a large breed puppy! Zelda came to her rescue very malnourished and she needs a high quality food and supplements to make sure she doesn't have any skeletal issues down the road. I'm confident this food will help her grow up to be a perfectly healthy adult!

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    However, she turned her nose at this. She literally went to her bowl, smelled it and turned to look at me. Then I mixed her other brand with this, still a no go. She will only eat a few nibbles and walk away. This is coming from a St Bernard that devours her food. I only buy top notch food but this one didn't make the cut. Chewy.com and the delivery are fantastic!

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    We practically had to beg our puppy to eat this at meal times. It didn't really give off a "smell", which is what usually draws her in to eat. She would only eat it with quite a bit of "topper". We ended up switching to a new brand anyway after reading some things about the Wellness Brand that didn't sit well with us.

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    I really had high hopes for this brand . Before I got my lab puppy I did extensive research . He's 9 weeks now and won't eat it . Once we transitioned him to this 100% he'll just nibble a few bites he's loosing weight so in switching him to a new brand .

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  • 8 week old puppy loves it!

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    im a label reader.. this was the best choice for a puppy. i got it, she LOVES it.. nice smaller bites, which should be stated somewhere for a 3 lb JRT pup. my chihuahua also loves it (even though she shouldnt be eating it)

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    I'd done tons of research and I'm convinced Wellness is the best overall brand with a suite of choices. I settled on the CORE line after more research...I combine the wet and kibble and my dog loves it.

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  • So far so good.

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    We are just finishing the switch over to a basic puppy food to this. My Goldendoodle puppy seems to be digesting it just fine and likes the taste. Although, to be honest, I think she would eat anything at this point. LOL Chow hound. A bit expensive for the size of the bag.

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    My giant schnauzer/poodle is a picky eater but this goes down just fine. I'm impressed with their quality and ingredients. It's also good for large breed puppies through 18 months.

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    We love this gluten free produce for our puppy! We have gluten allergies in our family so we needed to find a puppy food that was gluten free. This has good nutrients for our dog.

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    Switched our 8 week puppy over from a different puppy chow to Wellness Core mostly because I wanted him eating as healthy as possible. I took the recommended 7 days for the switch & he suffered no ill effects. He eats it without any problem, but to be fair he ate the previous puppy chow without any problem too. He's a German Shepherd/ Lab mix, therefore a large breed puppy... my only qualms with this food is the high protein, thus far everything I've read tells me that he should be getting a lower percentage of protein in his diet. I'm really happy with the calcium/ phosphorus ratio & the high DHA levels compared to other puppy foods I looked at. I highly recommend this food- so does Zorro Switched our 8 week puppy over from a different puppy chow to Wellness Core mostly because I wanted him eating as healthy as possible. I took the recommended 7 days for the switch & he suffered no ill effects. He eats it without any problem, but to be fair he ate the previous puppy chow without any problem too. He's a German Shepherd/ Lab mix, therefore a large breed puppy... my only qualms with this food is the high protein, thus far everything I've read tells me that he should be getting a lower percentage of protein in his diet. I'm really happy with the calcium/ phosphorus ratio & the high DHA levels compared to other puppy foods I looked at. I highly recommend this food- so does Zorro, our pup. Once he has reached his full growth, I can see us coming back to Wellness Core Grain Free. … more

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