Pet Health

The Nutritional Value of Water

Updated May 19, 2017 With summer fast approaching, the Pet Food Institute is sharing this past article to offer insight into an essential nutrient for pets: water. Ensuring your pet gets enough water each day can be a challenge but is especially important as temperatures heat up. Read more to learn about the significance of […]

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Beans – The New Superfood for Nutritional Support and Weight Management

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PFI Commends Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON – The Pet Food Institute, whose members make 98 percent of U.S. pet food and treat products, commends Congress for the confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cathleen Enright, PhD, president and CEO of PFI, commented that PFI and its members look forward to supporting the work […]

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PFI Commends Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON – The Pet Food Institute, whose members make 98 percent of U.S. pet food and treat products, commends Congress for the confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cathleen Enright, PhD, president and CEO of PFI, commented that PFI and its members look forward to supporting the work […]

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The A to Z of Pet Food: Vitamin A

There’s a lot of information about pet food out on the internet, but where can pet lovers go for the facts about dog and cat food? The Pet Food Institute (PFI) is kicking off a new blog series that will take an alphabetical look at pet food. Join us as we discuss pet food, from […]

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Pet Partners Celebrates Human-Animal Interaction on National Therapy Animal Day

By Annie Peters President & CEO, Pet Partners Many of us may have a pet, but have you considered the specific ways that he or she helps you throughout the day? We are greeted by our pets when we walk through the front door, pet and play with them, and even exercise together. In fact, […]

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Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Emergencies come in many forms. Whether you are impacted by a fire, tornado, hurricane or flood, evacuations often come without a lot of warning. While we may have a response plan in place for the human family members, it’s important to also include our pets. Here are simple tips to help ensure your pets are […]

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Preparing for a Puppy? Get the Facts on Puppy Nutrition

Puppies are an exciting new addition to the family. If you are considering bringing home a young dog, it’s important to remember that the nutritional needs of puppies are very different from adult dogs: The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) estimates that the energy needs of a puppy are double […]

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How Is Pet Food Made? Follow the Journey from Nutrients to Bowl

As the President and CEO of the Pet Food Institute, I have an opportunity to speak with people from around the country about pet food safety, nutrition and ingredients. Two of the most common questions I’m asked are, “What’s the best dog food?” and “How is pet food made?” We developed a new white board […]

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