May 2016

What Does the TPP Agreement Mean for Pet Food?

President Obama was recently promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, among other issues, during his visit to Vietnam earlier this week. PFI has consistently supported the TPP Agreement and urges Congress to ratify it. What’s the ultimate benefit to such a trade agreement and how does pet food play a role? Each year, PFI members […]

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Associate Member News: Alaskan Leader Seafoods Featured on “MIGHTY SHIPS”

Alaskan Leader Seafoods Featured on “MIGHTY SHIPS” First Episode Airing in May   SEATTLE (May 20, 2016) The fishing vessel Northern Leader, the flagship vessel operated by Alaskan Leader Seafoods hits the North Bering Sea in Season 9 of Discovery Channels “MIGHTY SHIPS”. The amazing episode of “MIGHTY SHIPS” airs on Sunday, May 22 at […]

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Practical Steps to Help Prevent Dog Bites

As National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 15-21) winds down, it’s important to remember that we can all help prevent dog bites. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), some of the critical steps include properly socializing your pet and teaching your children how to interact with dogs. Socialization Socialization, or when a puppy is introduced to new people, […]

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Pet Food Institute Launches Newly Designed Website

Pet Food Institute Launches Newly Designed Website As the Voice of US Pet Food Makers, PFI Creates New Platform to Provide Pet Lovers with Information about Dog and Cat Food at www.petfoodinstitute.org WASHINGTON – The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98 percent of all U.S. pet food products, announced today the relaunch of its […]

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One Dog’s Weight Loss Story

Have you read the recent story about Fat Vincent, the seven-year-old dachshund on a rigorous weight loss plan? Vincent’s story is inspiring, but his challenge is not unique. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention[1], approximately 58 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs were overweight or obese in 2015. An overweight or obese […]

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Welcome to the New Pet Food Institute Website

Welcome to the refreshed and redesigned PFI website and to our new blog, The Whole Bowl! With a modern look and easy-to-navigate layout, our new site is here to help you learn more about pet food safety, nutrition and ingredients. In The Whole Bowl, we will go beyond the headlines to provide additional insight and […]

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