CORE Small Breed Puppy is specifically formulated to support the growth & Development of small breed puppies, with DHA to support cognitive development, guaranteed levels of calcium for strong bones, Omega fatty acids for a shiny coat and high-quality protein for healthy muscle growth. This grain-free, protein-rich food has everything your small breed puppy needs to thrive from the CORE.

Available in 4 lb and 12 lb bags.

What is Protein-Focused Nutrition?

› Wellness® CORE® is based on the nutritional philosophy that pets, based on their primal ancestry, thrive on a diet mainly comprised of meat. Each formula is packed with a high concentration of quality animal protein, without fillers or grains, along with a proprietary blend of botanicals and nutritional supplements.

This unique, grain-free recipe supports and nurtures your pet’s inside…their essence…their core.

› To create a protein-focused diet the Wellness Way, we carefully control the quality and quantity of the ingredients we use, and pay close attention to the individual properties of each inclusion. From source to bowl, we make no exceptions!

› If you are looking for a food with more meat and no grains, CORE is truly a more thoughtful alternative. This diet delivers the meat content you’re looking for, while creating a balanced profile of high quality, natural ingredients appropriate for everyday feeding.

› Supporting your pet’s inner wellbeing.

Why is CORE® different?

› In a word… balance. Unlike many grain-free diets, we’ve considered your pet’s whole health by ensuring the overall nutritional equation remains appropriate for everyday feeding. Higher protein can also mean higher fat, minerals and calories. By thoughtfully selecting specialized ingredients and managing nutritional ratios, CORE delivers protein-focused nutrition thoughtfully – with balance, not excess.

› This is grain-free nutrition the Wellness Way® – thoughtfully-balanced, nutrient-dense and created from the highest quality, cutting-edge natural ingredients. A diet so unique you can see it in your pet’s weight, coat, digestion and overall radiance. Unlock your pet’s core health with Wellness CORE.

› We are proud to offer this choice in the Wellness line of natural food for pets. This diet supports our continued belief that thoughtfully balanced natural nutrition is the foundation of wellbeing, happiness and longevity we want for all of our family members, including our animals.

Deboned Turkey, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Peas, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Salmon Meal, Dried Ground Potatoes, Ground Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Natural Chicken Flavor, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Bananas, Spearmint, Zinc Proteinate, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Broccoli, Carrots, Parsley, Apples, Blueberries, Kale, Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

This is a naturally preserved product.

Crude Protein Not Less Than 38.00%
Crude Fat Not Less Than 18.00%
Crude Fiber Not More Than 4.50%
Moisture Not More Than 10.00%
Calcium Not More Than 2.00%
Phosphorus Not More Than 1.40%
Vitamin E Not Less Than 400 IU/kg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than 5.00%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than 1.50%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)* Not Less Than 0.10%
Total Lactic Acid Microorganisms* Not Less Than 80,000,000 CFU/lb

(Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus in equal amounts)

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

Nutrition Statement

Wellness CORE Small Breed Puppy Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal & Salmon Meal Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth and gestation/lactation except for growth of large size dogs (70 lbs or more as an adult).

WEIGHT OF DOG (LBS) WEIGHT OF DOG (KG) 6-11 WKS

CUPS/DAY

6-11 WKS

GRAMS/DAY

3-4 MOS

CUPS/DAY

3-4 MOS

GRAMS/DAY

5-7 MOS

CUPS/DAY

5-7 MOS

GRAMS/DAY

8-12 MOS

CUPS/DAY

8-12 MOS

GRAMS/DAY

3 1.4 84 ½ 71 ½ 59 47
7 3.2 1 ¼ 158 1 135 ¾ 112 89
10 4.6 1 ½ 206 1 ⅓ 176 1 146 ¾ 116
14 6.4 1 ¾ 227 1 ½ 188 1 149
18 8.2 1 ¾ 227 1 ⅓ 180

COMBINATION FEEDING: If feeding with Wellness wet food, reduce dry amount by ⅛  cup (16 g) for every 2 tbsp (16 g) of wet food.

FOR PREGNANT OR NURSING DOGS: Since DHA is transferred to puppies in mother’s milk, we recommend feeding this during pregnancy and nursing. When pregnant, feed up to 50% more food according to body weight at 12 mos. For nursing dogs, allow her to eat at will.

Every dog is a little different, so optimal feeding amounts may vary with age, size, activity level, breed and environment. Please use feeding guidelines as an initial recommendation and adjust as needed.

Calorie Content: This food contains 3,927 kcal/kg or 510 kcal/cup ME metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis.

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