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Tylee's vs Wellness

Tylee's vs. Wellness

In this comparison article for Tylee's vs Wellness, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare Tylee's and Wellness, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best pet food brand for your pet. Factors such as ingredient quality, guaranteed analysis, product safety, brand history, and cost are among the most important factors to consider.

Throughout this Wellness vs Tylee's comparison, we've utilized average data to make general comparisons. If you'd like to see individual product reviews, visit our Tylee's Review Page or Wellness Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: Wellness vs. Tylee's

According to AAFCO, all pet food labels must provide a guaranteed analysis of nutrient content. The analysis must provide guaranteed minimum percentages of crude protein and crude fat, and maximum percentages of crude fiber and moisture.

All percentages used in this comparison are averages reported on a dry matter basis.

Tylee's Dog Food vs. Wellness Dog Food

Dry Dog Food Tylee's Wellness
Crude Protein 45.6% 34.6%
Crude Fat 33.3% 15.8%
Crude Fiber 6.8% 5.6%
Wet/Canned Dog Food Tylee's Wellness
Crude Protein 40.9% 41.7%
Crude Fat 22.8% 24.1%
Crude Fiber 8.2% 4.9%

Crude Protein Comparison For Dog Food

Dogs require twenty-two amino acids to sustain life. Twelve of these amino acids are synthesized naturally, the remaining ten are consumed. Protein is the nutrient which provides some or all of these ten essential amino acids.

On average, Tylee's dry dog food recipes contain 10.97% more protein than Wellness recipes. Clearly, there is a significant difference between the protein content of Wellness and Tylee's. For wet dog foods, Wellness and Tylee's provide roughly the same amount of protein.


Crude Fat Comparison For Dog Food

Like protein, fats are an essential part of a dog's body. Fats are needed for the proper development and function of the canine body.

When you look at the average percentages of crude fat for dry dog food, it's clear that Tylee's provides significantly more fat. On average, Tylee's guarantees about 17.56% more protein than Wellness. For wet dog foods, Wellness and Tylee's provide roughly the same amount of fat.


As you can see, Wellness and Tylee's guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber. For wet dog foods, Tylee's typically provides a little more fiber (about 3.31% more).

Tylee's Pet Food Ingredients vs. Wellness Pet Food Ingredients

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Wellness.

Garlic
Canola Oil
Pea Protein
Brewers Rice
Caramel Color
Garlic Powder
Tomato Pomace
Dried Tomato Pomace
Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols)

We believe that certain pet food ingredients are linked to adverse health affects; these ingredients are classified as harmful.

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by Wellness.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite
Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Product Safety: Recall History of Tylee's & Wellness?

According to our records, Tylee's has never been recalled.

Wellness has been recalled 5 times.

  • March 18, 2017: elevated beef throid hormone
  • Feb. 10, 2017: foreign material
  • Oct. 30, 2012: High Moisture
  • May 4, 2012: Salmonella
  • Feb. 28, 2011: Low Levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Dog Food Tylee's Wellness
Per Pound $30.15 $3.44
Per Calorie $0.0137 $0.0021
Wet Dog Food Tylee's Wellness
Per Pound $6.41 $5.49
Per Calorie $0.0092 $0.0114

The average cost-per-lb is heavily influenced by the varying amounts of moisture present in each brand's food products (wet vs. dry food, dry vs. freeze-dried food, etc). However, the average cost-per-kcal eliminates the influence of moisture. Therefore, the average cost-per-kcal is the better metric to consider.

If you'd like to calculate the average cost-per-day or cost-pet-year of feeding Tylee's or Wellness, input your pet's weight into our cost analyzer widget.

Averages price data can identify whether or not there exists a significant price difference between two brands. However, the actual price that you'll pay for Tylee's or Wellness will depend on your shopping habits.

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Where To Buy Tylee's Pet Foods

You can purchase Tylee's pet foods from the following stores:


12 Recipes In-Stock Today

Where To Buy Wellness Pet Foods

You can purchase Wellness pet food products from these retailers:


222 Recipes In-Stock Today

171 Recipes In-Stock Today

180 Recipes In-Stock Today

31 Recipes In-Stock Today

Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product Tylee's Wellness
Dry Dog Food 59 Recipes
Wet Dog Food 54 Recipes
Dog Treats 7 Treats 25 Treats
Dry Cat Food 20 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 74 Recipes
Cat Treats 5 Treats

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