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Leader in Natural Nutrition for Pets Announces Line of Food and Treats Made Specifically for Small Breed Dogs

Tewksbury, Mass. (May 1, 2013) – With the emerging popularity of small breed dogs, Wellness Natural Pet Food introduces this summer a complete line of dry food recipes and treats for small breed dogs with big nutritional needs. The Wellness Small Breed Complete Health product line, which will be on-shelf starting in June, is specifically formulated to meet the distinct nutritional needs of small breed dogs’ life stage, lifestyle and size. The product line now features two new dry recipes and the first ever treat line made especially for small breed dogs!


“Small breed dogs are becoming more popular than ever and have unique nutritional needs” said Thano Chaltas, Wellness Chief Marketing Officer. “Our new Wellness Small Breed Complete Health product line delivers the nutrition these dogs need while also unleashing big taste.”


Like all Wellness products, the Wellness Small Breed Complete Health product line contains no poultry by-product meals, corn, wheat or soy fillers or artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.


Wellness® Small Breed Complete Health Dry Food

The Wellness Small Breed recipes are specially formulated for optimal health and nutrition in small breed and toy breed dogs.

The product line includes:

    • NEW Toy Breed: Protein-rich recipe to support higher energy needs in a smaller kibble size and shape for smaller mouths.
    • NEW Senior: Supports heart health with controlled sodium levels and includes glucosamine and chondroitin to help maintain hip and joint health.
    • Adult Health: Designed to support the unique health needs of smaller dogs through nutrient-rich whole foods with optimal caloric intake to support healthy adult body weight.
    • Healthy Weight: Supports healthy weight loss with controlled fat levels and is formulated with pea fiber to naturally satisfy and suppress hunger.
    • Just for Puppy: Contains a natural source of DHA to support healthy brain and eye development in growing puppies.


  • Wellness® Petite Treats

    Wellness Petite Treats are the first-ever natural treat line made just for Small Breed dogs. Each natural grain-free bite is packed with high-end gourmet flavor from whole foods along with flaxseed to promote a healthy, shiny coat. These treats have a unique size and shape made especially for smaller mouths. All Petite Treats come in a resealable package for easy storage at home and on the go.

    These tasty low calorie treats are available in both soft and crunchy varieties:
      • Soft Mini-Bites Treats: Available in Turkey, Pomegranate & Ginger and Lamb, Apples & Cinnamon.
      • Crunchy Mini-Bites Treats: Available in Duck, Mango & Coconut and Chicken, Cherries & Spearmint
    • New Wellness Natural Pet Food recipes will be available beginning in June 2013 at pet specialty
      retailers nationwide and in Canada.

    For more information about Wellness Natural Pet Food, visit
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  • At Wellness, we do whatever it takes to create the healthiest foods for the pets that depend on
    us. We believe food feeds their souls, sustains their lives and protects their bodies. For each
    of our recipes we never compromise - selecting nature’s finest ingredients and combining
    them with unique super nutrients to help support whole body health and wellbeing. Like you,
    we know that our pets provide us unconditional love, and providing uncompromising nutrition
    is one way we can do the same for them.

    We do more than make pet food. We create Wellness.™
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