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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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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

Updated April 3, 2018 Spring means unpredictable weather. The Pet Food Institute is sharing this article again to highlight the importance of including pets in your disaster preparedness plan. 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 […]

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Dental Care For Pets

Updated February 1, 2018 February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and PFI is sharing this article again to highlight 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 […]

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Keep a Careful Eye on Table Scraps

While we pet lovers may be tempted to slip our dogs or cats a special treat from the dinner table, many of the foods we eat may be harmful to our pets. We’ve provided some helpful information below on the impact of table scraps on our pets’ health and on ways to safely give our […]

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6 Tips for Driving with Pets on Summer Vacation

Pets are part of summer vacations for many families. Before loading up the car, make sure to plan ahead and follow a few simple steps to help keep your pet safe and healthy while on the road. The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends keeping your dog or cat restrained, such as through a small harness […]

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The A to Z of Pet Food: Brewers Dried Yeast

Join the Pet Food Institute (PFI) as we continue our look at pet food, from A to Z. Click here to re-visit our earlier post on Vitamin A. Many pet food shoppers will look to the label when deciding which food to buy for their dog or cat. You may be surprised to find “Brewers […]

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Pet Partners Celebrates Human-Animal Interaction on National Therapy Animal Day

By Annie Peters President & CEO, Pet Partners Many of us may have a pet, but have you considered the specific ways that he or she helps you throughout the day? We are greeted by our pets when we walk through the front door, pet and play with them, and even exercise together. In fact, […]

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How Is Pet Food Made? Follow the Journey from Nutrients to Bowl

As the President and CEO of the Pet Food Institute, I have an opportunity to speak with people from around the country about pet food safety, nutrition and ingredients. Two of the most common questions I’m asked are, “What’s the best dog food?” and “How is pet food made?” We developed a new white board […]

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