Wellness Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix Dog Food

January 9, 2009  
Filed under Dog Food Reviews, Wellness

Wellness Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix Dog Food

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

Wellness Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix 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 Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

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

Deboned Turkey 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.

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

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


Wellness Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Deboned Turkey, Chicken Meal, Salmon Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Barley, Rye Flour, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols, a natural source of Vitamin E), Menhaden Fish Meal, Tomato Pomace, Natural Chicken Flavor, Pea Fiber, Tomatoes, Salmon Oil, Ground Flaxseed, Carrots, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Blueberries, 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), Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation products..

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Wellness Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Protein Not Less Than ………….28.0%
Fat Not Less Than ………….15.0%
Fiber Not More Than ………….4.00%
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
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Not Less Than ………….100 mg/kg
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than ………….3.00%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* Not Less Than …………. 0.50%
Beta-Carotene* Not Less Than …………. 5 mg/kg
Lycopene* Not Less Than ………….0.25 mg/kg
Taurine* Not Less Than …………. 0.09%
Microorganisms Not Less Than …………. 20,000,000 CFU/lb

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17 Responses to “Wellness Small Breed Adult Health Super5Mix Dog Food”
  1. Dany says:

    I don’t know about wellness super5dry for small breeds.. That’s what I’m thinking of switching my maltipoo to. Right now, I feed him Wellness JUST FOR PUPPY Wet mixed with Castor and Pollux Natural Ultramix for puppy. He loves the mixture! I don’t know what to do, but, it’s almost that time to switch to adult food. I just want to say that on the mixture above, Zeppie’s stools are always nice and firm and right on time, he’s never bloated or has any stomach upsets. He’s energetic, and happy, and bouncy, and his coat is shiny and soft and I know all these amazing aspects are because of the awesome food he’s on. I agree that brands like Alpo, ICKYBANA, Purina, and all those nasty grocery store brands are filled with ground eyeballs, testicles, hooves, ears, and whatever else that’s on the animal except it’s meat!!! Not to mention, the preservatives, the hormones, and they also have something in them called BHT which actually PREVENTS your dog from absorbing the nutrients and minerals (if any exist in those nasty foods)into their system! It’s sick and I’m tired of Big companies taking advantage of ignorant people who are trying to save a buck. I also think that people who take the time to care and love a dog and get it’s shots and buy it’s toys and clothes, and beds, etc should look into what they are feeding their dog. It’s not all the big bad companies fault.. It’s people’s too. So, if you are wondering why your dog has some weird stuff going on.. check your foods ingredients and also check who is manufacturing your dog food, because, they don’t have to be honest about changes they make to the food once they take over a reputable dog food. DO YOUR HOMEWORK and SAVE YOUR DOG.. and your wallet!

  2. Lynn says:

    My Havanese was eating Nutro Max, which I guess is a halfway decent food, but I wanted something better. His poo was a little too soft and frequent on the Nutro Max. I am trying to gradually switch his food to Wellness, but he loves it so much that he just picks out the Wellness and leaves the Nutro Max! “Midnight” gives this food 4 paws up and a big tail wag.

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