We are the voice of U.S. pet food makers. Join us as we go beyond the headline and explore the whole bowl.

A Brief History of Presidential Pets

While President Biden’s cat Willow has gained fame as the most recent pet in the White House, did you know that the first presidential pets were believed to have roamed the White House lawn in 1800? John Adams, the first president to live in the White House, had two mixed breed dogs named Juno and Satan. Adams’ tenure […]

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A to Z of Pet Food: Minerals

Join the Pet Food Institute (PFI) as we continue our look at pet food, from A to Z. Pet food makers work to develop food recipes for dogs and cats that provide essential nutrients in the proper amounts. These nutrients, including vitamins, essential fatty acids, proteins and amino acids, and minerals, help support a pet’s […]

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Supporting Pets & Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Our pets offered much-needed comfort and companionship throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and as our communities recover and we return to the office, Pet Food Institute (PFI) members remain committed to caring for pets and people no matter the challenge. Find out more about how PFI members have stepped up to provide support and aid across […]

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Following the Journey of Ingredient Safety

PFI’s Pat Tovey, senior director of food safety and regulatory compliance, discusses the many steps pet food producers take to ensure ingredient safety throughout the pet food manufacturing process.  As makers of sole source nutrition for pets in America and around the world, Pet Food Institute (PFI) members take seriously their commitment to producing safe […]

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