Connect with us

Press Releases

Austin and Kat Partners with Nelson Wholesale Service as Regional Distributor

This partnership leverages Austin and Kat’s new Blend#4 formula, enriched with over 40% more cannabinoids and the prized CBDA molecule.




(PRESS RELEASE) SEATTLE, WA – Austin and Kat, the innovative brand of premium holistic pet remedies, and Nelson Wholesale Service, a distributor known for supporting retailers with unique animal health products, announced its partnership to provide regional distribution in its homebase of Texas, and surrounding territories throughout the South and Southeastern US. This partnership leverages Austin and Kat’s new Blend#4 formula, enriched with over 40% more cannabinoids and the prized CBDA molecule, to offer the most effective solutions for pet parents in these regions. This latest partnership now ensures all retailers throughout the United States have access to Austin and Kat through distribution.

“We’re thrilled to join forces with Nelson Wholesale,” said Kat Donatello, founder of Austin and Kat. “With 18 on-the-ground reps in this territory, retailers will have knowledgeable and dedicated NWS team members supplying them with the absolute best customer service. Expanding into this market means that we can meet the needs of a new customer base and continue our mission of improving pet wellness.”

Cody Richmond, president of Nelson Wholesale Service added, “We need strong partnerships if we are to advance our distribution. By creating a relationship with Austin and Kat, we are offering added value for our customers, consumers and their pets. We are very pleased to be able to provide their premium high-quality pet supplements across our coverage territory.”

Austin and Kat’s in-house science team meticulously formulates all products by hand in small batches in their facility, The Makery, in South Seattle. Ethically sourced ingredients and rigorous third-party testing ensure the highest consistency and purity the company’s reputation is built on.

Nelson Wholesale Service has always been recognized for offering unique, quality brands that can only be found in Independent Pet retailers. Austin and Kat is proud to be a part of their recent efforts to expand distribution into Indie Pet and bring new, nationally recognized pet wellness brands to discerning pet parents and caring independent retailers across the region.

The progressive growth of Austin and Kat’s distribution network reflects their unwavering dedication to ensuring pet owners nationwide have easy access to their products. In addition to their strong ties with Nelson Wholesale Service, Austin and Kat have formed strategic partnerships with four leading distributors: Independent Pet Supply (IPS and IPS South), Pet Food Experts (PFX), and Southeast Pet (SEP). This diversified distribution strategy is pivotal in driving the company’s expansion and establishing a robust presence in the pet wellness industry.


For more information on Austin and Kat, please visit

About Austin and Kat Pet Supplements

Dedicated to helping our four-legged friends live longer and healthier lives, Austin and Kat is a 100% employee-owned company that has cultivated a loyal following of pet parents across the US. Utilizing science-backed ingredients, Kat and her team create inspired products reflecting the love and care for the pets in their own lives. Handmade in small batches at their “Seattle Makery,” Austin and Kat has been a pioneer in using hemp extracts to enhance pet health since its founding in 2014. Austin and Kat partners with leading independent and specialty pet stores, and is proudly distributed by Nelson Wholesale Service, Independent Pet Supply (IPS and IPS South), Pet Food Experts (PFX), and Southeast Pet (SEP) to make a real difference in the lives of pets and their families nationwide.

About Nelson Wholesale Service

For over 75 years, Nelson Wholesale Service, Inc. has been a stalwart in the industry, dedicated to serving independent feed stores and pet centers in their home state of Texas, and the South Central and Southeastern United States – including Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico. They offer a diverse selection of unique animal health products, pet food and care supplies, and lawn and garden supplies not commonly found in larger stores, all chosen to help customers thrive and expand their businesses. With unwavering dedication to their customers, suppliers, and employees, Nelson Wholesale’s sole mission is to provide unparalleled service and support, ensuring success for all involved in the pet and feed industry.



Sponsored by Cogent Solutions Group

Reduce Your Pet’s Hip & Joint Discomfort with the Most Researched Hyaluronan on the Market

Nearly 60% of dogs and 90% of cats suffer from joint discomfort. Trixsyn joint supplement contains a patented and proven hyaluronic acid molecule for maximum efficacy to promote joint, bone, soft tissue, and cartilage health, keeping your pet feeling comfortable, for longer. Trixsyn is veterinarian recommended, safe and all-natural, and contains research-proven ingredients. Get your paws on the most-researched hyaluronic acid on the market. Learn more at

Promoted Headlines

Most Popular