COVID-19 and Pet Health

Updated March 20, 2020 U.S. pet food makers recognize that you may have questions about COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), and its impact on pets. There is no current evidence to suggest that pets in the United States might be a source of infection or can transmit COVID-19, according to the […]

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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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Dental Care For Pets

Updated February 1, 2020 February is National Pet Dental Health Month, a perfect time to “brush up” on the importance of your dog or cat’s dental health. As pet lovers, we can all take steps to better recognize the causes and signs of dental problems and learn how to help prevent them. Dental health is […]

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Steps to Support Your Pet’s Health in the New Year

Many people make a New Year’s resolution to maintain a healthier diet and lifestyle, but are their pets part of the commitment? The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98% of all U.S. pet food and treat products, encourages pet lovers to also consider their dog or cat’s diet and activity. Approximately 20 percent […]

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Myth-Busting False Claims about Pet Food

There’s a lot of misinformation regarding the ingredients used in pet food.  As the voice of U.S. pet food makers, the Pet Food Institute (PFI) is committed to providing factual information about pet food and treats to help consumers make informed decisions when purchasing food for their dog or cat. When we see false claims that […]

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