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Wellness® CORE™ Reduced Fat Dog Formula
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Grain-Free, Protein-Focused Nutrition with Nothing in Excess and Everything in Balance

Wellness® has redefined the world of grain-free, high-protein dog food!

CORE™ Reduced Fat Formula is a more thoughtful grain-free alternative to diets in the marketplace delivering the meat content consumers are looking for, without the excess fat, calories or minerals their dog doesn’t need.

Supporting dog’s HEALTHY WEIGHT to the CORE…

A grain-free choice for dogs over 1 year who are less active or need to lose weight.

More Meat from Only the Highest Quality, Human-Grade Source

  • 80% more meat than traditional dog foods that are formulated with grains while still controlling mineral and fat levels!
  • 5 Different Animal Protein Sources - USDA grade, Ethoxyquin-free, Deboned Turkey with high quality (low Ash) Turkey & Whitefish Meals and Chicken Liver

Grain-Free and Lower Carbohydrates

  • 100% Grain Free
  • Contains 35% less carbs than traditional Reduced Fat diets
  • Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes provide energy giving carbs and help keep the kibble firm

Ingredients

  • Crude Protein, min
    33%
  • Crude Fat, min
    9%
  • Crude Fat, max
    10%
  • Crude Fiber, max
    8.5%
  • Moisture, max
    10%
  • Calcium, max
    1.9%
  • Phosphorus, max
    1.3%
  • Vitamin E, min
    500 IU/kg
  • Omega 6 Fatty Acids*, min
    2.2%
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids*, min
    0.50%
  • Glucosamine HCl*, min
    250 mg/kg
  • Chondroitin Sulfate*, min
    200 mg/kg
  • Beta-Carotene*, min
    5 mg/kg
  • Total Micro-organisms*, min
    80,000,000 CFU/lb
  • (L plantarum, E. faecium, L casei, L acidophilus in equal amounts)
  • *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
  • Calories/kg
    3,270 kcal
  • Calories/cup ME
    350 cal
Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Potatoes, Dried Ground Potatoes, Pea Fiber, Whitefish Meal, Tomato Pomace, Natural Chicken Flavor, Chicken Liver, Salmon Oil, Flaxseed, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Kale, Broccoli, Spinach, Parsley, Apples, Blueberries, Vitamins [Beta-Carotene, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid(Vitamin C), Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrohloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement], Minerals[Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite], Choline Chloride, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Products, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Rosemary Extract. This is a naturally preserved product. Wellness® only uses ethoxyquin-free protein sources.

Wellness® CORE® Reduced Fat Formula Adult Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutrition levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

Instructions

Instructions for Use:

FEEDING INFORMATION

When to Feed CORE®: Perfect for everyday feeding, mixing with raw, supplementing raw or replacing raw while traveling

Who Should Eat CORE®: The nutrient levels of this food are appropriate for adult dogs over 1 year, including senior dogs, that are less active or overweight.  We do not recommend feeding this formula to puppies as they have special nutritional requirements during their growth stage.  Please try our Wellness® Puppy Food to meet these unique needs.

How to Feed CORE®: CORE® is highly palatable, so your dog may tend to eat more of this food.  Watch initially to see if you need to adjust regular eating patterns.  Please give your dog access to clean, cool fresh water at all times.

It is important to slowly transition your dog from his/her current diet as it takes awhile for the body to adapt to the new nutrient levels.  To transition, gradually mix in the new good over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Wellness® CORE® each day, so that you are feeding 100% new food by day 7.

Recommended Feeding Portions (based on a standard 8 oz. dry measuring cup):
Optimal feeding amounts may vary with age, size and activity level.  Please use the information below as an initial recommendation only.

Weight of Dog      Weight Maintenance         Weight Loss
(LBS)                      Cups Per Day              Cups Per Day
5-20                         ¼-1 ¼                         ¼-1
20-35                       1 ¼- 1 ½                     1- ¼ 
35-50                       1 ½ - 2 ¼                    1 ¼ -2
50-65                       2 ¼- 3                         2- 2 ¾
65-80                       3-3 ½                          2 ¾ - 3 ¼
80-95                       3 ½ -4                         3 ¼ -3 ¾
95-115                     4-4 ½                          3 ¾ - 4 ¼

Combination Feeding: If feeding with wet food, reduce dry amount by ½ cup, for every 6.0 oz. of wet food.
Dogs over 115 lbs: Add ¼ cup per additional 10 lbs.

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