Minties Vet-Recommended Dental Treats for Dogs Now Available at Walmart Canada

Triple-Action Formula Offers a Total Oral Health Solution that Dogs Love – at an Affordable Price!

EAGLE, Idaho (April 8, 2014)—Minties®, the vet-recommended dental treat that dogs love, today announced its expanded retail distribution to include Walmart stores across Canada and

Minties feature a unique, triple-action formula that helps clean teeth, freshen breath and control plaque and tartar. The vet-recommended dental treats are also wheat-, soy-, corn- and gluten-free and safe for dogs with allergies or specific dietary requirements.

“We’re very excited to now offer Minties exclusively at Walmart Canada,” said Adelaide Sa, senior category manager for pets at Walmart Canada.  “Our customers don’t have to compromise to keep their pets healthy. With Minties now available at Walmart, dog owners have access to nutritional and tasty treats for their dogs at prices they can afford.”

Minties® dental treats offer a number of benefits compared to competing brands:

  • Triple-action formula that cleans teeth, controls plaque and tartar and freshens breath.
  • Contain no artificial flavours, animal by-products or added sugar.
  • Feature unique density, shape and texture to activate cleaning while dogs chew.
  • Formulated with five natural breath fresheners—chlorophyll, parsley, dill, peppermint oil and fennel—to counteract “dog breath” in the dog’s mouth and from the inside out.
  • Contain Tricalcium Phosphate, an active teeth cleaning agent.
  • Easily digestible.
  • Contain half the sodium of leading competitors’ products, while still offering a taste dogs love.

“Poor dental health is a common cause of serious illness in pets – and preventative dental care is an essential part of their overall health and wellness,” said Glen Moore, vice president of marketing for Minties.  “We are proud to now offer Canadian pet owners a safe, vet-recommended daily dental treat that we know their dog will love.”

Minties® are available in four sizes for tiny, small, medium and large dogs with prices starting at $1.98 for trial size and $6.98 for a 170 gram bag. For additional information on Minties®, please visit

About VetIQ®

VetIQ® offers veterinarian recommended pet prescription medications, over-the-counter flea & tick preventives and other health and wellness supplements for America’s pets, at savings to other brand name alternatives. The company’s extensive pet care portfolio consists of Minties® Dental Treats, VetGuard Plus® Flea & Tick control, and VetIQ® Health & Wellness products.  VetIQ® products are backed by years of research and development to ensure all medications and supplements comply with FDA and EPA regulations for product and packaging safety, because quality, safe products are the company’s priority. For more information, please visit

About Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 389 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada’s flagship online store,, is visited by 300,000 customers daily. With more than 95,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employers and is ranked one of the country’s top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada’s extensive philanthropy program is focused on helping Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart has donated and raised more than $200 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at, and at

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