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Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food

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Typically, todays domestic canine population is not as active as its predecessors. As pet owners, we search out food that will balance the equation of time. Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food controls excessive fat levels that may lead to weight gain when extra calories are not utilized, and carefully regulates mineral levels to support the overall metabolic function of todays household dog. This nutrient-rich natural food is a grain-free choice for the everyday feeding of dogs over one year that are less active or need to lose weight. Wellness CORE is based on the raw feeding philosophy of providing nutrient-rich high-quality meat to a dogs diet. Each kibble is packed with protein from deboned turkey, turkey meal, chicken and whitefish meals, and chicken liver along with a proprietary blend of vegetables, oils, fruits, and botanicals that nurture your dog to the core. Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Foods goal is nothing in excess, and everything in balance. There are no meat by-products, no wheat or wheat gluten, no soy, no dairy, no corn or corn gluten, no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food Features and Benefits
  • Controls excessive fat levels that may lead to weight gain when extra calories are not utilized
  • Carefully regulates mineral levels to support the overall metabolic function of todays domestic canine
  • Optimal daily health maintenance
  • Hip and joint support
  • Healthy skin and glossy coat
  • Grain free
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Ingredients

Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Potatoes, Peas, Dried Ground Potatoes, Pea Fiber, Tomato Pomace, Natural Chicken Flavor, Chicken Liver, Salmon Oil, Flaxseed, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Kale, Broccoli, Spinach, Parsley, Apples, Blueberries, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Beta-Carotene, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Biotin, Folic Acid], Minerals [Zin Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Choline Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Taurine, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.

Analysis:

Crude Protein min.33.00%
Crude Fat max.12.00%
Moisture max.10.00%
Phosphorus max.1.30%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids min.0.50%
Crude Fat min.10.00%
Crude Fiber max.8.50%
Calcium max.1.90%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* min.2.20%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* min.0.40%
Glucosamine Hydrochloride* min.250 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate* min.200 mg/kg
Beta-Carotene* min.5 mg/kg

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles. Wellness CORE Reduced Fat Formula Adult Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

Reviews

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Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food
 
4.7

(based on 39 reviews)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dog likes it (38)
  • Nutritional (35)
  • Easy to digest (33)
  • Tasty (24)
  • Improves coat (22)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (6)

Best Uses

  • Larger dogs (19)
  • Older dogs (16)
  • Special needs (14)
  • Smaller dogs (9)
  • Active dogs (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Long-time pet owner (36)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

great!

My dog is an active Portuguese Water Dog but not as active as most. She likes a mile walk and a 3 to 4 mile hike. She can go a day w/o a...Read complete review

My dog is an active Portuguese Water Dog but not as active as most. She likes a mile walk and a 3 to 4 mile hike. She can go a day w/o a walk and not totally freek out. That doesn't happen often but it does happen on those snowy cold days. She has always been a very picky eater. I have tried them all. Raw was the best but I just dont have the time and my life style is active and I cant always keep it cold and safe. So I need to feed her part dry. She was getting so many treats due to her not eating that I was noticing she was putting on weight. So we switched to this food. She loves it. I but a small amout of raw on top when we are home and when we are not she gobbles it up anyway! I am happy, she is happy, all is good.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Horrible Food

I tried Wellness CORE after the vet told me my dogs were getting a little pudgy. Well, I listened to people online telling me to feed a grain-free, low-carb, high-protein food. This...Read complete review

I tried Wellness CORE after the vet told me my dogs were getting a little pudgy. Well, I listened to people online telling me to feed a grain-free, low-carb, high-protein food. This food was supposed to the best of the best. Well....it isn't even close. I gradually switched my dogs to this food from their old food. The first night I gave 3/4 old food, 1/4 Wellness CORE Reduced Fat. After a week they were eating only Wellness CORE RF. From the first bite of this food my dogs had terrible, terrible gas. It lasted then entire time they ate this food. Their bellies were bloated with gas and and it constantly was coming out both ends! Their stools doubled in size. 0 out of my 7 dogs could handle this food. It did not digest. For a food this expensive, I was very, very unhappy. I've gone back to Science Diet, which does not cause gas, bloating, or large, frequent stools. I cannot recommend Wellness to anybody. I will never again try Wellness, or any other "grain-free" food again.

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5.0

Wellness Core Reduced fat

By Sammy

from Connecticut

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Easy To Digest
  • Nutritional

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Larger Dogs
  • Older Dogs

Comments about Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food:

My dog loves it AND he has loss a few pounds, one reason I switched to Wellness low fat

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5.0

Would definitely recommend!

By Nil

from New York, NY

About Me New Owner

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Easy To Digest
  • Good Value
  • Improves Coat
  • Nutritional
  • Tasty

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Larger Dogs

    Comments about Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food:

    I have an English Bulldog that is about a year and a half old. My vet said he was fluffy and needed to shed a few pounds. I switched his food to a Wellness Core Grain Free Reduced Fat dry food and am soooo glad I did. He loves it, looks slimmer, sheds less and thank God it has helped with his gas, lol. Petfooddirect has it at an AMAZING price and delivered it so fast. Will definitely recommend to others and I will order again.

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    5.0

    Wonderful Wellness!!

    By Kehaulanih

    from collegeville, pa

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Dog Likes It
    • Easy To Digest
    • Good Value
    • Improves Coat
    • Nutritional
    • Tasty

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Active Dogs
      • Larger Dogs
      • Older Dogs
      • Puppies
      • Smaller Dogs
      • Special Needs

      Comments about Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food:

      LOVE this pet food brand, been a fan since its introduction and so happy with what they offer these days!

      Wellness' history goes back about 12-15 years ago as being a super premium food with AMAZING ingredients! At the time and still, with innovative and healthy ingredients like deboned HUMAN GRADE chicken... unheard of in the pet food industry! To sweet potatoes, blueberries, carrots and etc.. all utilizing the actual natural product's nutritional elements directly and not just in supplemental form! It really comes down to this… if I had to… if was held up for long periods of time to access to no human foods but with just Wellness foods, like a storm or such…Wellness is all I would allow myself to keep alive! Human grade products! KEY with me! 

      The CORE diets are Grain Free, especially formulated for those pets that may have wheat, corn, dairy or soy allergies or prefer a vegetable, fruit and protein rich diet.

      It's a little pricier than other brands, but you get what you pay for…right?!

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      5.0

      explicit - heading different color

      By Quirky Bella

      from Chestnut Ridge, New York

      About Me Long-time Pet Owner

      Pros

      • Dog Likes It
      • Nutritional

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Larger Dogs
        • Special Needs

        Comments about Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food:

        My lab has a very sensitive stomach and she is on the heavy side. This product reduces her weight and she loves eating it. Shipping is prompt and the best prices in town.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best dog food for sensitive tummies!

        By Karrah

        from Overland Park, KS

        About Me Long-time Pet Owner

        Pros

        • Dog Likes It
        • Easy To Digest
        • Good Value
        • Improves Coat
        • Nutritional
        • Tasty

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Active Dogs
          • Special Needs

          Comments about Wellness CORE Grain Free Reduced Fat Dry Dog Food:

          We are the 3rd owner of our beloved beagle, Sally. She gains weight very quickly and has a very sensitive tummy. She went from having a hard time going twice daily to easily going up to 5x daily. She loves her dog food! We have tried to find her a brand that was low in fat but allergen free. Yours is the only one we have tried that has worked!

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