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In Cans, Jars or Boxes, These Canned Foods Bring Variety to a Dog’s Diet

Foods are becoming increasingly more specialized for the range of dog sizes and unique health needs.




WET FOOD IS AN important part of a dog’s diet, not only for the benefits of added hydration, but for much-needed variety. Let’s face it: Wouldn’t you get tired of eating the same dry kibble every day? Pet parents can try out different flavors and formulas, which are becoming increasingly more specialized for the range of dog sizes and unique health needs.

$ 5-15 cents/ounce | $$ 16-30 cents/ounce | $$$ 31-50 cents/ounce | $$$$ 51 cents+/ ounce


Go! Solutions


KEY FEATURES: Seven new recipes of solutions-based nutrition provide functional wet food recipes for pets’ unique dietary needs, including picky eating, dandruff and food sensitivities. 12.5-ounce Tetra Pak carton.

SALES TIP: Recipes integrate with GO! dry recipes, which supports wet with dry feeding., (866) 864-6112


Tiki Dog Hearty

Tiki Pets

KEY FEATURES: Dogs can eat seasonally, with homestyle Summer Grill, Winter Stew, Autumn Feast and Spring Grill — with ingredients such as chicken, beef, lamb, apples, pumpkin and peas. 12.5-ounce can.

SALES TIP: No animal byproducts, grains, corn, soy, or artificial colors and flavors., (866) 821-8562

Dog Food in Jars

Wet Noses

KEY FEATURES: The convenience of canned foods without additives, preservatives and artificial ingredients that compromise nutritional value. Made with responsibly raised meats, free of hormones and antibiotics.

SALES TIP: Added bonus: 16-ounce recyclable glass jars are good for the planet., (360) 794-1901


Geographically Themed Grain Free Recipes

Health Extension

KEY FEATURES: Take your dog on a culinary journey with four new recipes: Montana Grill Buffalo & Whitefish, Carolina Skillet Pork, French Bistro Rabbit and Mediterranean Roast Lamb. 12.5-ounce can.

SALES TIP: Each recipe is enhanced with apple cider vinegar and pure coconut oil for a shiny coat., (800) 992-9738

Wellness CORE Mini Meals Variety Packs

Wellness Natural Pet Food

KEY FEATURES: Grain-free wet recipes packed with protein. Designed specifically for small-breed dogs. 3-ounce pouch.

SALES TIP: Your customers can beat food boredom with these variety packs, available in five flavors across three different forms — pâté, shredded and chunky., (800) 225-0904

Organics Chicken & Turkey Dinner with Coconut Oil

Evanger’s Pet Food

KEY FEATURES: Certified organic, gluten-free, grain-free, without preservatives or fillers. 12.8-ounce can.

SALES TIP: Good for the planet: Eco-friendly brand uses well water in production, prints labels on 80-percent post-consumer recycled paper and sources the majority of ingredients within 50 miles of cannery., (847) 537-0102


Essence Limited Ingredient Recipe

Essence Pet Foods

KEY FEATURES: Keeping with a clean and simple philosophy, this limited ingredient formula contains two poultry or fish ingredients, two meals and two sources of fiber. 13-ounce can.

SALES TIP: The formula is free of legumes and gluten, and made of 96 percent poultry and fish., (888) 897-7207

Daily Dish Stew

Caru Pet Food

KEY FEATURES: Limited ingredient stews, made with human-grade ingredients, slow cooked at low temperatures. New flavors are Turkey and Turkey with Wild Salmon. 12.5-ounce Tetra Pak carton.

SALES TIP: Caru offers an online training module to educate your employees on their products., (855) 330-2278



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