May 2019

Hobbes’ Cross-Country RV Adventure: Tales from a French Bulldog’s All-American Road Trip

Meet Hobbes, a French Bulldog with Midwestern roots, who spent his formative years growing up in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. In April 2019, Hobbes hit the open road with his human, Sarah, for a multi-month adventure, where they’ll explore the U.S. by RV before eventually settling down in Northern California. All summer, […]

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Summer Safety Tips for Your Pet

With the warm summer months just around the corner, you and your pet will soon be enjoying the sunshine and outdoors together. But higher temperatures can increase the risks of dehydration, injuries, and even heat stroke. Before you head out for summer fun, take the necessary steps to keep your pet safe, healthy and happy […]

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The Pet Food Institute Supports Removal of 232 and Retaliatory Tariffs, Urges Ratification of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2019) – “The Pet Food Institute (PFI) commends trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico for reaching agreement to remove U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum from our North America partners, as well as remove Canadian and Mexican retaliatory tariffs on a range of U.S. products. PFI is […]

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Homemade Cat Food Can Be a Recipe for Trouble

As pet lovers, we want to give our cats the nutrition they need, but did you know that many homemade cat food recipes found online may be a recipe for trouble? In a recent study from the University of California, Davis, researchers evaluated 114 cat food recipes found on the internet and books and found […]

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U.S. Pet Food on a Global Scale: PFI’s Position on International Trade

May is World Trade Month, which prompts the question: Why is global trade an important issue for U.S. pet food makers? PFI’s Peter Tabor, vice president of regulatory and international affairs, discusses the impact of global market access and why trade matters.  As the voice for U.S. pet food makers, one of our association’s missions […]

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