Pets Are Children’s Best Friends

in Uncategorized February 12, 2017

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 […]

October News

in Uncategorized October 18, 2016

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 […]

New Grooming Discount

in Uncategorized May 22, 2016

If you rebook your pet for their next full groom when you checkout from the current grooming session we’ll apply a 10% grooming discount on that next booking.     Includes only the regular grooming charge and does not include a discount for any “add on” services.      The discount will not be taken […]

Gluten….from dogfoodadvisor.com

in Uncategorized May 16, 2016

Gluten — Beware This Inferior Dog Food Protein Impostor Hey, nobody likes an impostor. Am I right? Yet you may have already come face-to-face with this unexpectedtrickster and not even known it. You see, in the world of dog food, protein truly is the Holy Grail. Dogs crave it for survival. And companies market it for […]

New Dog? 21 Items for your shopping list….

in Uncategorized March 9, 2016

from our friends at vetstreet.com What’s almost as much fun as welcoming a new dog into your home? Going on a shopping spree to make that welcome complete! Let’s face it. Even though your new dog can thrive on love and attention, even dogs have a materialistic streak, and they won’t turn down a plush […]