Wholesome dog foods provide essential ingredients that support overall health and vitality of your pup, such as proteins, carbohydrates, fats and essential vitamins and nutrients.
This food features muscle meats that have been lightly cooked to be more digestible and appealing to dogs. They’re supplemented with brown rice and rice bran as healthy carbohydrates and flaxseed for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acid content.
High in nutrients
Wholesomes Beef Meal & Potatoes is a grain-free formula designed to provide your dog with an easily digestible gluten-free diet that provides vital nutrition. High-quality proteins from beef and other sources along with farm-grown fruits, veggies and legumes provide vital energy, while balanced Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids promote skin & coat health.
This kibble contains chicken meal from US raised chickens as the primary protein source, followed by preserved chicken fat with mixed tocopherols for increased antioxidant protection and energy supply.
Chickpeas (commonly referred to as garbanzo beans) are an nutrituous part of the legume family that provide both fiber and protein, while flaxseed provides plant-based sources of protein. Additional ingredients in the food include potatoes, peas, brown rice and ground yellow corn to meet AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for adult maintenance.
Helps promote healthy skin and coat
Pet skin and coat health depends on a balance of protein, fats, vitamins, and minerals that promote its optimal condition. Without enough of these essential elements, fur can quickly become dry, dull, and itchy causing further discomfort for both owner and animal alike.
Wholesome dog foods usually combine animal-derived proteins that contain all the essential amino acids for dogs with plant-based ingredients like beans, peas and flaxseed for essential fatty acids such as linoleic acid that help support skin cell health.
Grass-fed liver is packed with skin health-promoting nutrients. It includes calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, silica and the B vitamins; carob is another low-starch cereal rich in minerals (particularly potassium and phosphorus), plus vitamins A, D3, E & Z for optimal skin health. A holistic diet also includes omega fatty acids from sources like fish oil; these essential fatty acids will contribute to creating shiny coats while alleviating itching issues.
Helps support digestive health
Pea fiber, derived from pea hulls, provides both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber to aid in digestive health in dogs. While this agricultural byproduct provides no additional nutrition benefits to your pup, it provides extra fiber support.
Curly leafed parsley is a powerhouse superfood packed with antioxidants and essential vitamins such as A, C and K. Not only can it reduce risk of urinary tract infections by acting as an anti-inflammatory, it can also help with urinary tract health by providing relief against urinary tract infections. Be mindful when feeding parsley as large quantities may contain furanocoumarin compounds which could prove harmful to dogs’ health.
Wholesomes is one of the few brands that avoid artificial preservatives and colors in their products, embracing sustainability to provide both pets and the planet with long-term benefits. Their foods are manufactured in the US to strict quality and safety standards and come in various formulas tailored specifically towards individual dietary requirements and sensitivities.
Helps reduce the risk of health issues
Many pet pawrents may think carbohydrates are bad for dogs, but healthy carbohydrates from ingredients like fruits, vegetables and rice provide energy that your pup can burn off while playing. This recipe also features chickpeas (known as garbanzo beans) – another source of fiber – that are beneficial to his digestive health.
Canola oil is an omega-3 source derived from plants. Unfortunately, its bioavailability to dogs may make it less valuable than fish oil sources of these fatty acids.
Flaxseed, one of the best plant sources of omega-3 fatty acids for your dog, and rich in soluble fiber are included as seventh and final ingredients in this recipe. Furthermore, it features chelated minerals which are more easily absorbed than non-chelated vitamins and minerals.