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Dog Care in Extreme Winter Weather

in Frontpage Article January 3, 2018

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. To help prevent cold weather dangers from affecting your […]

Safety of Baked Pork Skin Chews

in Frontpage Article December 1, 2017

We offer NO rawhides at Wholesome Pet Essentials!   We do offer a safe alternative chew of baked pork skin.    Should you be concerned about the safety of baked pork skin?    For those looking for a simple answer….THEY ARE SAFE!    They are digested.     There are no chemicals used in the processing of […]

That Time of Year Again….

in Uncategorized November 28, 2017

A friendly reminder of things your pet needs to survive comfortably in upcoming winter weather!   15 Ways to Protect Your Dog in Winter 1. Let’s talk temperature! Some dog breeds are blessed with thick fur that keeps them warm naturally, even in very cold temperatures, but dogs with thin coats may need to wear […]


in Frontpage Article October 6, 2017

Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Pumpkin – it’s everywhere!!! During the fall season everybody is crazy for pumpkin. With October being National Pet Wellness Month, let’s look at the benefits of pumpkin for your pets. PUMPKIN: Can help in calming your pet’s stomach by adding fiber. This helps in bulking up loose stools and it also can help […]

Acana Regionals Five Star Rating

in Frontpage Article September 20, 2017

              ACANA REGIONALS RECEIVES FIVE-STAR RATING Dog Food Advisor, the independent dog food recommendations website, has upgraded its rating of ACANA Regionals from 4.5 stars to the top rating of five stars. The website is known for its detailed, objective analysis of ingredients and nutritional value, and its five-star rating is […]

The Truth About Catfish

in Frontpage Article September 5, 2017

          Some people mistakenly call catfish a “bottom feeder” fish. You can find them on the bottom of lakes and rivers, but that’s often because of how they hunt, as they burrow in holes to wait for their prey. Catfish are omnivores — they eat insects, plants, crustaceans and other fish, not “leftovers,” […]

Truth About “Grain Free” Label

in Frontpage Article August 17, 2017

Are all grain-free pet foods alike?    Of course not.    That would be like saying that all cars with leather seats are of the same quality.    So while the big box stores and grocery stores are many times offering  a “grain free” pet food it may still be kind of junkie as far as your dog […]