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Avoid Table Scraps This Holiday Season

Updated November 20, 2018 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. The Pet Food Institute is sharing this article again to raise […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

It’s an exciting time for families filled with festive decorations, costumes and candy. To help ensure your pets stay safe this October, we’ve compiled a list of tricks and treats to avoid this Halloween. Stash the Candy Chocolate can be dangerous, even lethal, for dogs and cats. Halloween candies containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can […]

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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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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 September 3, 2019 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 […]

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A to Z of Pet Food: Vitamin E

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 dry pet food. How exactly do the vitamins and minerals listed on a pet food label help our dogs and cats? PFI takes a deeper dive into Vitamin E, […]

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