Paraben and its derivatives are commonly found in pet shampoo to prolong shelf life, but they may cause allergic contact dermatitis in pets and human.

How much you should feed your pet depends on its age and activity level.  Daily feeding amount in food label only serves as a reference.

The majority of essential oils are toxic to cats. All cats lack glucuronyl transferase, a liver enzyme, that helps to break down most essential oils.

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

– Anatole France

Both flaxseed oil and fish oil provide omega-3 EFAs. However, the omega-3 EFA in flaxseed oil (ALA) is an inactive form and must be converted to EPA and DHA, the active forms of omega-3 EFA.

Brushing your dog's teeth at least 3 times a week is essential for good dental health.  Train your dog to accept teeth brushing early on. 

Preservatives such as Ethoxyquin and BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) are banned from human consumption. Avoid them in pet food as well.

Chocolate is toxic to dogs because it contains a chemical called theobromine. The first signs of theobromine poisoning are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and increased urination.

Freeze drying is a process that involves freezing the product, lowering pressure, then removing the ice by sublimation. In contrast, conventional drying uses heat to remove water.

Complete and balanced pet food are those with added vitamins and minerals.  Those without are labeled as food for supplementary feeding only.

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”

– Will Rogers

Some common house plants are poisonous to dogs and cats. If you see your pets chewing on the plants, it is better to remove the plants.

Some low-quality cat litters contain crystalline silica dust.  Crystalline silica can may accumulate in your cat’s lungs, resulting in silicosis.

Small breeds tend to live longer than larger breeds. Tiny and toy breeds only become "seniors" when they are around age 10.

Pet food usually includes these essential nutrients: protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, water.

“The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.”

─ Mark Twain

Dogs scoot because of overly full anal glands. Adding fiber to your dog's diet can minimize the necessity of manual anal gland expression.

Dogs and cats most often develop allergies to the protein in meat and dairy products.  Hydrolysis is a method to break down protein molecules to prevent food allergies.

Digestive enzymes and probiotics can help maintain a healthy digestive tract and improve the absorption of nutrients.

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”

– Josh Billings

"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."

- Ellen Perry Berkeley

Some nutrients are lost due to heat and high pressure in pet food production.  Vitamins and minerals are added to make the food complete and balanced.

Grapes, raisins and currants can cause kidney failure in dogs. Currently, it is not known why these fruits are toxic. Individual dogs have different sensitivities to these fruits.

"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats."

- Unknown

The first three ingredients are the most important in pet food. You can tell if the food is grain based or meat based.

“Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.”

– George Eliot

"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this."

- Terry Pratchett

Ingredients in pet food should be high quality and highly digestible. Your pets cannot digest feathers, hide or hoofs (animal digest / by-products).

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”

– Roger Caras

Wise Pet is a holistic pet shop selling only high quality natural pet products. We provide 5% discount on orders >$600*, 10% discount on orders over $1000* (*regular priced products only) and free delivery on orders over $400 for most part of HK (please refer to shipping policy). Delivery will be made in 2-4 business days.  Please refer to the discount page for more details. 

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Wellness

Wellness has been working with animal nutrition experts, veterinarians and scientists to develop natural pet food that revolutionize the pet food industry since 1990s.

Wellness uses only high quality ingredients in their wet and dry food and has developed different lines of products over the years.

Wellness dog food includes the Complete Health formula (with or without grains), Wellness Core formula (grain free, protein rich), Simple formula (limited ingredients for pets with food allergies or food intolerance) and trufood (slow baked recipes).

Wellness cat food includes the Complete Health formula and Wellness Core formula but we recommend the Wellness Core formula with higher meat and protein and are closer to cat's natural diet.

Wellness also produces dog canned food and cat canned food of different texture. Wellness dog canned food include the 95% meat pate recipes and the homestyle stew recipes. Wellness cat canned food includes the Complete Health meat pate recipes, the Core meat pate recipes, the Signature Selects recipes (with shredded, flaked and chunky meat).

All Wellness canned foods are complete and balanced. They can be fed alone or mixed with any dry food to add moisture, variety and nutritional value.