Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food

January 8, 2009  
Filed under Dog Food Reviews, Wellness

Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food

Wellness dog food is made and manufactured by Old Mother Hubbard. Wellness dog food comes in a wide selection of formulas.

Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food Review

As with all dog food recipes the first thing we are going to look at are the first five ingredients. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of the dog food. When looking at the first five ingredients you want to make sure there is plenty of meat and grains are minimal.

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Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

  1. Deboned Chicken
  2. Chicken Meal
  3. Oatmeal
  4. Ground Barley
  5. Ground Brown Rice

Deboned Chicken is the first ingredient in this recipe. This ingredient is inclusive of its water content. Meaning that once the water is removed and this ingredients becomes a dried ingredient it will weigh significantly less, thus making it fall further in the ingredients list.

Chicken Meal is the second ingredient and is a named meat ingredient. A dog’s diet needs to based on the fact that dogs need meat and protein that derives from meat.

Oatmeal is the third ingredient and is a decent quality ingredient. If your dog has allergies to Oatmeal Gluten one should avoid this ingredient.

Barley is the fourth ingredient. Barley is a decent quality grain.

Brown Rice is the fifth ingredient and is a decent quality grain that adds additional protein and carbohydrates to your dog’s food.

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Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown Rice, Tomato Pomace, Rye Flour, Canola Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols, a natural source of Vitamin E), Tomatoes, Rice Bran, Deboned Whitefish, Natural Chicken Flavor, Carrots, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Blueberries, Ground Flaxseed, Ground Millet, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite], Vitamins [Beta-Carotene, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement], Choline Chloride, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Chicory Root Extract, Garlic, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Green Tea Extract, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation products.

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Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein Not Less Than………. 22.0%
Crude Fat Not Less Than…………… 12.0%
Crude Fiber Not More Than…………… 3.0%
Moisture Not More Than ……………11.0%
Calcium Not Less Than ……………1.20%
Phosphorus Not Less Than…………… 0.90%
Vitamin E Not Less Than ……………150 IU/kg
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than…………… 2.70%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than ……………0.80%
Beta Carotene* Not Less Than…………… 5 mg/kg
Lycopene* Not Less Than…………… 0.25 mg/kg
Taurine* Not Less Than ……………0.09%
Total Micro-organisms* Not Less Than ……………20,000,000 CFU/lb

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Comments

3 Responses to “Wellness Complete Health Chicken Dog Food”
  1. Rawfeederr says:

    This food is EXCELLENT!
    My dog didn’t like it too much ( he prefers other flavors ) but that doesn’t change the *great* quality of this food!

  2. Codence says:

    I just bought this food. I normally feed my dogs BLUE Buffalo. These ingredients seemed comparable. Unfortunately my dogs don’t like it 🙁 Although I bought a big bag, so they better get used to it because it is pricey!

  3. dg says:

    I have a two year old shih tzu and I’ve had him on Wellness since he was a puppy. He really enjoys this brand of dog food and is very healthy!
    Thanks to Wellness

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