WellPet's Holistic Select brand announces expansion of its grain-free line with pâté wet food recipes for dogs and cats, and Deboned Turkey & Lentils grain-free dry dog food recipe

TEWKSBURY, Massachusetts , July 9, 2014 (press release) – Holistic Select®, the natural pet food supporting total body health through digestive health, announces the expansion of its grain-free line with savory pâté wet food recipes for dogs and cats, and a new grain-free dry dog food recipe, Deboned Turkey & Lentils.

Remaining true to Holistic Select's focus on the importance of a pet's digestive health, the new recipes include prebiotic support, natural fiber and botanicals. Packed with premium proteins and natural botanicals such as pumpkin, papaya and pomegranate, the new savory pâté wet recipes are sure to please the palates of deserving dogs and cats. The new Deboned Turkey & Lentils dry dog food offers pet parents a recipe that is both grain free and potato free. Peas, lentils and chickpeas serve as nourishing low glycemic index carbohydrate sources for this tasty recipe.

"We are excited to introduce our new grain-free recipes. The digestive health support provided by Holistic Select helps support the growth of healthy bacteria in the intestine, aids digestion and promotes overall gut-health. Certain botanicals included in our recipes, like cinnamon, fennel and peppermint, are widely known to support a calm and balanced digestive system," says Dr. Al Townshend, Holistic Select Staff Veterinarian.

"Our priority is to provide wholesome, natural recipes, including grain-free options, that support the overall digestive health of dogs and cats of all sizes," says Kim Silva, Brand Manager for Holistic Select Natural Pet Food. "Knowing that 70% of a pet's immune system lies in their digestive track, we focus on digestive health for all of our recipes. We also continue to see a growing interest in grain-free. Our new recipes are the perfect blend of the two options and we're excited to add them to the Holistic Select line up."

The new Holistic Select grain-free line, available now, features seven wet cat food recipes and six wet dog food recipes, each with high-quality proteins:

Holistic Select Grain-Free Wet Cat Food Recipes: Chicken Pâté; Turkey Pâté; Ocean Fish & Tuna Pâté; Salmon & Shrimp Pâté; Chicken Liver & Lamb Pâté; Turkey & Salmon Pâté; Chicken, Whitefish & Herring Pâté;

Holistic Select Grain-Free Wet Dog Food Recipes: Chicken Pâté; Lamb Pâté; Beef Pâté; Turkey & Duck Pâté; Salmon, Mackerel & Whitefish Pâté; Duck Pâté;

The new grain-free wet dog recipes are available in 13-ounce cans and the grain-free wet cat recipes are available in 3-ounce, 5.5-ounce and 13-ounce cans.

The new grain-free dry dog food recipe, Deboned Turkey & Lentils, is available in 5-pound, 13-pound, and 26-pound bag sizes. Holistic Select is available at pet specialty retailers in the US and Canada with new varieties available now.

To learn more about Holistic Select, visit www.holisticselect.com. Find Holistic Select on Twitter - @HolisticSelect, Facebook - www.facebook.com/holisticselectpetfood and Instagram - @HolisticSelect.

About Holistic Select®

Holistic Select believes that total body health begins with digestive health. Holistic Select is the only natural pet food that offers a complete digestive health support system to help pets absorb and utilize vital nutrients. Holistic Select's unique blend of prebiotics, probiotics, digestive enzymes, natural fiber and botanicals ensure pets get the maximum amount of nutrition out of every bowl and every bite.

About WellPet, LLC:

WellPet is home to the family of premium, natural pet food brands including Wellness®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Eagle Pack® and Holistic Select®. For more than 100 years, WellPet has delivered on the promise of doing whatever it takes to make the healthiest natural products for the pets that depend on us. Our team of animal lovers, nutritionists and vets are committed to carrying forth our strong heritage, continuing to find new ways to bring innovation, nutritional excellence and product quality to our family of natural brands, always putting pet health first. To learn more, visit www.wellpet.com. 

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