Avoid Table Scraps This Holiday Season

We want everyone to be part of the holiday celebrations, even our pets. However, while it may be tempting to slip your pet a treat from the dinner table, many of the foods we eat may be harmful to pets. Below is some information on how to keep your pet healthy during the holidays, while […]

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Pet Food Safety: Facts You Can Use

Pet lovers want to feel confident when feeding their dog or cat, and members of the Pet Food Institute (PFI) recognize and take seriously their commitment to making the safest food possible for our four-legged family members. As shoppers may read about heavy metals and their possible presence in pet food, PFI provides the facts […]

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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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Reading a Pet Food Label: 3 Key Components in Ensuring Pet Health

Pet food labels are full of information, much of it required by strict state and federal standards. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has federal label requirements under the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&CA) and states implement their own label regulations, often following model language set by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO).  In accordance with regulatory requirements, pet […]

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