REVIEW – Wellness SuperfoodProtein Bars And Kittles Pet Treats @wellnesspetfood

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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Wellness Natural Pet Food
I consider my pets to be members of my family. I’d heard of WellPet and the Wellness brand before but had little knowledge about it.  Recently Wellpet announced some new products at the 2014 Global Pet Expo 2014. We were fortunate enough to be able to try some of them. Well,  Jules and Dobby tried them. I watched.
Wellness Natural Pet Food - Dobby
Wellness CORE Superfood® Protein Bars
What happens when you combine powerful superfoods like pomegranates, sweet potatoes and kale with hearty proteins? You get Wellness CORE Superfood Protein Bars. Recipes include Turkey & Duck with Kale, Beef & Bison with Blueberries, Chicken & Turkey with Sweet Potatoes and Salmon & Whitefish with Pomegranates.
“Pet owners want to read pet food labels and see high-quality, natural ingredients that they’re familiar with from their own diets. That means no fillers, meat by-products, or hard-to-pronounce preservatives,” says Chanda Leary-Coutu, Senior Marketing Manager for WellPet. “As pet owners, we strive to develop healthy, protein-packed and nutrient-rich recipes, like Chicken & Turkey with Sweet Potatoes from our Wellness CORE Superfood Protein Bars line, that reflect flavor combos we know and pets will love.”
It was great to read the label for the CORE Superfood Protein Bars and be able to read and pronounce every single ingredient. They’re all foods and ingredients that you or I could eat! The treats are small, moist little chunks. Dobby gobbled them up as quickly as I gave them to him and quickly requested more. (Translation for those without dogs. He looked up at me with giant puppy eyes that proclaimed starvation.)
Wellness Natural Pet Food - Jules
Wellness Kittles™
Kittles come in three scrumptious flavors: Salmon & Cranberries Recipe, Chicken & Cranberries Recipe, and Tuna & Cranberries Recipe.
Once again I was able to pronounce every ingredient on the package. These treats are tiny. They’re hard and crunchy. I ended up having to give them to Jules from my hand because he was having a hard time picking them up off of a flat surface, whereas he could have picked up a soft treat. Once he got them he was very happy. He smelled them once and then ate them up. He kept looking for more, as if he were in the hopes I could just feed him an entire bowl. Well, that would sort of be not the point of a treat, right. Fortunately, each treat has under 2 calories, so I didn’t feel guilty at all giving him four or five.

How and when (or why) do you give your pet treats? Please leave a comment, I’d love to know!

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9 comments

Kayla @ TheEclecticElement April 26, 2014 - 6:32 pm

That sounds like one healthy treat!! I love how they combine those superfoods into a simple treat for dogs and cats. They need just as much nutrients in their diet as adults do!

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Sharon April 26, 2014 - 7:17 pm

My little yorkie loves treats! He can hear when we go to the cabinet and get something out. These look so healthy and tasty for him.

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Mama to 5 BLessings April 26, 2014 - 7:18 pm

I haven’t heard of this brand before, looks like your doggie really enjoys them!

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Ellen Christian April 26, 2014 - 7:18 pm

It’s so important our pets have healthy food too. I need to find these at my local pet store.

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Shauna April 26, 2014 - 7:36 pm

We just got a dog a few months ago, so at this time, treats are rewards for listening… for coming when we call her, for not running away from us, and so on. It is great to see her excitement over doing something good.

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Dawn Lopez April 27, 2014 - 12:17 am

Wow! Superfoods for pets, I love this! What a great way to give your “best friend” the very best! We would always give our dog treats after meals or to reward him for good behavior. I miss that big guy!

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pat.navymom April 27, 2014 - 8:06 am

Dog treats generally when I am going out or as rewards when they obey.

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Tammi @ My Organized Chaos April 27, 2014 - 9:08 am

I don’t have pets anymore, but we are thinking of getting a dog. If we do, I’ll try and find this brand, buying healthy food is so important!

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Tammilee T April 27, 2014 - 1:21 pm

Our cat is spoiled. She gets treats fairly frequently. I will have to keep an eye out for these treats.

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