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WellPet is home to the family of premium pet food brands including Wellness®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Eagle Pack®, Holistic Select®, Sojo’s® and Whimzees treats. The lifestyle and educational blog on their website promotes good health and wellbeing for both cats and dogs.

 

WET CAT FOOD TEXTURES DE-CODED:HOW A CAT CHOOSES HER FAVORITE WELLNESS PET

FOODJudging by the thousands of tantalizing food photographs posted to Instagram, visual presentation ranks high alongside taste when it comes to our food choices. But cats are just the opposite; they don’t care about the way their food looks. And further, flavor only plays a partial role in determining feline food preferences as cats only have 500 taste buds, compared to humans who have 9,000 taste buds!

 

HOW TO HONOR YOUR CAT’S INNER LION

When it comes to feline nutrition, cats are described as obligate carnivores. This means that meat (as well as poultry or fish) is an essential ingredient as cats rely on nutrients found only in animal products as a part of their daily diet to maintain overall health.

ALL ABOUT THAT BASE:CHOOSING THE RIGHT BASE KIBBLE FOR YOUR DOG’S CUSTOMIZED MEAL

A customized burger is built around a high-quality piece of meat. Even with an array of fresh toppings, a burger isn’t going to be delicious unless the meat is juicy, tender and fresh. Similarly, a customized meal for your dog starts with a high-quality kibble recipe, crafted specifically for your dog’s age, size and nutritional needs.

HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR CAT TO NATURAL WELLNESS KIBBLE 

Whenever introducing your cat to a new kibble, it’s a good idea to gradually transition to the new dry food recipe over a 7 – 10-day period.

HOW TO TRANSITION FROM ONE KIND OF DRY FOOD TO ANOTHER 

An extended transition time frame allows acceptance of the new flavor in the food bowl. And, it will also avoid potential stomach upsets that could cause diarrhea as a slow changeover allows the digestive system to adjust to new ingredients.

SERVING  A COMBO DIET OF WET AND DRY FOOD 

There are advantages to feeding a cat a combination of both wet and dry food ensuring your feline enjoys the benefits both meal plans have to offer.

HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR CAT TO A NEW FOOD

Cats are known as being picky eaters. If you want to switch your feline to a new food, we’ve got some tricks to get picky cats to convert.

PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR A NEW PUPPY

A new puppy! Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of fun as your exuberant pup turns your home and yard into an exciting adventure playground seeking out fun stuff to explore — and chew.

TAKING THE STRESS OUT OF PUPPY TRAINING

A well-trained puppy with great social skills in guaranteed to have a great social life because good manners opens doors ensuring he will be welcome everywhere.

UNDERSTANDING CAT FOOD LABELS 

For a pet parent, reading the food label on your cat’s dry or wet food packaging, and, understanding the written content at a glance, offers peace of mind in knowing that your cat is getting a balanced and highly nutritional diet to support her overall health and well-being.