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Steps to Help Keep Dogs and Cats Safe in Winter Weather

Whether during the warm summer months or cold winter nights, pet lovers can follow basic guidelines and look out for certain issues during extreme weather conditions. As winter weather continues for much as the country, our pets require special care and consideration to help ensure their well-being when outside. General Guidelines A pet’s breed and […]

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Keep Pets Safe and Healthy During the Holidays

Updated November 8, 2017 The Pet Food Institute is sharing this past article again to offer tips for how to keep your pets safe and healthy this holiday season. For many families during the holiday season, dogs and cats are part of the festivities and may even receive a present. A pet’s health and safety […]

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Cats vs. Dogs: 5 Differences in Nutritional Needs

The physical and behavioral differences between cats and dogs are obvious. But, have you ever stopped to consider the internal metabolic differences between cats and dogs and how they impact your pet’s diet? PFI discusses why a cat’s nutritional needs are different from a dog’s, and what this means for the animal’s well-being. Cats Are […]

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A to Z of Pet Food: Carbohydrates

Join the Pet Food Institute (PFI) as we continue our look at pet food, from A to Z. Click here to revisit our earlier post on Brewers Dried Yeast. Pet lovers may see recommendations to remove carbohydrates from a diet, but this nutrient class plays an important role in supporting the health of both humans […]

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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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