PetSmart launches Red Leaf Dog Food to provide Canadian pet parents with healthy options for their furry friends

The line offers customers a range of food and treats made with high-quality Canadian-sourced ingredients

BURLINGTON, Ontario, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PetSmart, Canada’s leading specialty pet retailer, today introduced Red Leaf Dog Food to its line of ‘Made in Canada’ products. Produced in Canada with locally sourced ingredients, Red Leaf offers pet parents a high quality food option with great value. The line is available in stores and will be rolled out to PetSmart.ca for online purchase in July.  

“We are pleased to introduce Red Leaf Dog Food to PetSmart customers across Canada. We know that our customers want to feed their pets top quality food made with fresh and clean ingredients,” said Andrew Kretz, senior marketing manager, PetSmart Canada. “Red Leaf Dog Food has an ingredient list of locally sourced items that pet parents can be proud to feed their pet.”

Red Leaf is committed to providing products made with quality ingredients; like deboned chicken, quinoa and eggs, and features anti-oxidant rich fruits and vegetables. Healthy additions like flaxseed, chia seeds and salmon support the preservation of healthy skin and coat and prebiotics and probiotics support a healthy digestive system. Red Leaf does not use corn, wheat or soy products.

Available in a variety of flavours inspired by Canadian cuisine, Red Leaf’s products span wet food, dry food and treats. Canadian pet parents can choose from Paté with Canadian Country Pork, Cobb Chicken with Pearl Barley & Sweet Potato and bark-worthy treats like Maple & Bacon and Peanut Butter & Honey.

“Our goal with the Red Leaf line was to create a dog food that would be accessible for everyone while keeping nutrition top of mind,” said Rolf Hagen Jr., president & CEO of Rolf C. Hagen Inc. “The focus was on sourcing Canadian ingredients that pet parents recognize and trust to bring honest nutrition and real value to every pet’s bowl.”

About PetSmart®
In Canada, PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they, together, can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates and how we give back to our communities. PetSmart employs approximately 4,300 associates and operates more than 130 pet stores in Canada, as well as eight in-store PetSmart PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. The retailer provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and products, as well as services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp™ and pet adoption. PetSmart and PetSmart Charities® of Canada work with more than 200 animal welfare organizations to bring adoptable pets into stores so they have the best chance possible of finding a forever home. Through this in-store adoption program and other signature events, PetSmart has facilitated more than 260,000 adoptions, more than any other brick-and-mortar organization.

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Contact:
Miriam Fitting
Golin for PetSmart Canada
mfitting@golin.com
416.483.6225 ext. 3440

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