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Wellness Dog Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 78%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 71%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 20%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 36%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 82%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 46%

Company HQ

LocationTewksbury, Massachusetts

Parent company

WellPet LLC

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Dry Food, Cat Food Toppings Wet, Cat Wet Food, Dog Dehydrated Food, Dog Dry Food, Dog Food Toppings Dry, Dog Food Toppings Fd Dh, Dog Food Toppings Wet, Dog Wet Food

Where to Buy

Chewy

Pros

  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Wellness makes a diverse range of foods for various ages, sizes, and lifestyles

Cons

  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Wellness pet foods were first introduced in the 1990s. Since then, the company’s line has expanded to include a vast variety of dry and wet foods for cats and dogs. Wellness offers grain-free options as well as grain-inclusive recipes.

How Much Does Wellness Dog food Cost

We’ve compared Wellness dog food to the other 202 dog foods in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $3.30/lb $2.90/lb +$0.40/lb
Dog Food Toppings Dry $1.17/oz $1.99/oz -$0.82/oz
Dog Food Toppings Fd Dh $2.35/oz $2.63/oz -$0.28/oz
Dog Wet Food $0.33/oz $0.30/oz +$0.03/oz
Wellness dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Wellness Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Wellness dog food to the other 202 dog foods in our database.

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food 42.86% 43.1% -0.24%
Dog Food Toppings Dry 38.64% 35.75% +2.89%
Dog Dry Food 34.65% 29.89% +4.76%
Dog Dehydrated Food 38.75% 29.27% +9.48%
Dog Food Toppings Wet 110% 59.68% +50.32%
Dog Food Toppings Fd Dh 70.66% 44.56% +26.1%
All of Wellness dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Wellness since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Wellness - Dog Food (10/31/2012) -+
Date: 10/31/2012
Company Name: WellPet LLC
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Moisture problems
Wellness - Cat Food (02/10/2017) -+
Date: 02/10/2017
Company Name: WellPet, LLC
Product Description: Cat Food
Recall Reason: Potential for foreign material
Wellness - Dog Food (03/18/2017) -+
Date: 03/18/2017
Company Name: WellPet, LLC
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential for elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone
Wellness - Beef Topper for Dogs (02/08/2018) -+
Date: 02/08/2018
Company Name: WellPet LLC
Product Description: Beef Topper for Dogs
Recall Reason: Elevated Levels of Naturally Occurring Beef Thyroid Hormone

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FAQ

Who owns Wellness dog food?

Wellness is owned by WellPet LLC.

Where is Wellness dog food made?

Wellness is manufactured in the United States .

Is Wellness AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Wellness recipes are AAFCO approved.

Has Wellness dog food been recalled?

Wellness has been recalled 4 times in the years 2012, 2017, and 2018.

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