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A to Z of Pet Food: Fats

Join the Pet Food Institute (PFI) as we continue our look at pet food, from A to Z. Click here to re-visit our previous post on Vitamin E. While trends in human diets may lead pet owners to reconsider fat in their four-legged family member’s meal, fats are actually an important part of complete and […]

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4 Quick Tips to Help Keep Your Pets Hydrated This Summer

With summer in full swing, it’s important to be proactive about your pets’ water intake. Cats and dogs need a constant supply of fresh water in order to maintain essential body functions. We’re sharing tips and tricks to help encourage your pets to drink more water and stay hydrated all summer long. Do you fill […]

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Q & A on Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Certain Pet Diets

On July 12, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a brief stating they are investigating recent reports of canine heart disease (known as dilated cardiomyopathy or DCM) in dogs fed certain diets. Members of the Pet Food Institute (PFI) are committed to the production of safe pet food and are working closely with […]

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