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Happy With Fromm! Testimonial

We are so grateful for our customers!  Reprinted here with permission of the owner. Thanks, Bev!             Subject: Happy with FROMM > > Tracy- Just wanted to share with you what great review we got from Chloe’s > vet check today. When the vet came in her first comment was […]

Chicken Fat and Allergies

We frequently have customers concerned about the presence of chicken fat in pet foods.   They have pets believed to be allergic or that show sensitivity to chicken proteins.    That is the key point….protein is the normal component that is responsible for causing an allergic reaction.    And chicken fat contains virtually no protein […]

Selecting The Right Dry Dog Food

From Whole Dog Journal…. How to select the right dry dog food (kibble) for your unique dog in 10 steps. By Nancy Kerns How do you select your dog’s food? Do you just buy what your dog’s breeder recommended? Get whatever dog food is on sale? Ask the sales clerk for his opinion? Well, that’s […]

Pets Are Children’s Best Friends

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The research adds to increasing evidence that household pets may have a major influence on child […]

Do You Buy Pet Food From Any of These 6 Con Artists?

Reprinted from http://healthypets.mercola.com/ By Dr. Becker I frequently discuss “prescription” pet diets here at Mercola Healthy Pets in terms of the cheap, biologically inappropriate ingredients they contain, much like most other processed pet foods on the market. I typically don’t talk as much about the high cost of these diets or the fact that there’s nothing […]

8 Tips for Wintering with your Pet

from PetMD Living in a Winter Wonderland?     Unless you’re one of the lucky ones living in one of the balmier states, you’ve felt the cold chill of winter arrive. For some of us, cold weather is regarded as a mere nuisance; for others, it’s a fun time filled with snowboarding, skiing and other […]

October News

Wholesome Pet Essentials Newsletter October 2016 Store Hours: M-F 10:00 am-7:00 pm Saturday 9:00am – 6:00pm Sunday 11:00am- 5:00pm Phone (515) 289-2006   What’s New: Lots of new products are arriving on our shelves. Outward Hound toys – multiple squeakers, bottle crunch toys; new kitty litter boxes and mats; food dishes and more! New treats […]