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Finding Full Bowls and Loving Homes for Every Pet

Families across the country may look far and wide to find the perfect dog or cat for their household, including through local animal shelters or rescue groups. At the Pet Food Institute, our member companies work every day to support pets through providing safe, complete and balanced nutrition. Yet projects are also underway to help […]

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Tips to Keep Pets Active this Winter

It can be tempting to remain indoors and less active during the colder winter months. However, it’s still important to keep your dog or cat active even during colder months to help stave off boredom, strengthen your bond together, and maintain a healthy weight.  Here are some tips to keep moving this winter! Take a […]

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Five Holiday Pet Safety Tips

5 Holiday Pet Safety Tips Pets are part of the family, and dogs and cats are often included in holiday festivities. Because this busy season can be overwhelming for pets, and many common holiday foods and decorations can pose potential life-threatening risks to pets think ahead on how to keep the holidays safe, healthy and […]

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A to Z of Pet Food: How to Read a Pet Food Label

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 growth of puppies and kittens. Pet food labels are full of information related to the product’s nutrition, ingredients, the life stage of the pet it’s formulated for, and more. […]

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Summer Safety Tips for Your Pet

With the warm summer months just around the corner, you and your pet will soon be enjoying the sunshine and outdoors together. But higher temperatures can increase the risks of dehydration, injuries, and even heat stroke. Before you head out for summer fun, take the necessary steps to keep your pet safe, healthy and happy […]

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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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A to Z of Pet Food: Growth

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 fats. A new puppy or kitten can make an exciting addition to the family. It’s important for households to be prepared for the needs of a growing pet, however, […]

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