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What’s the Best Food Choice for My Breed of Dog or Cat?

There are many ways to choose your pet’s food. Some people just buy what is on sale at the grocery store or their local pet store, or they buy the food that has a picture of a cute dog or cat on the label; in both cas...

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Quinoa

The next ingredient we’re introducing in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is Quinoa. Quinoa has stormed the human health food scene in recent years as a healthy alternative to carb-rich pasta and...

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Healthy Ingredients: Salmon

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is salmon. For humans, salmon is recognized and promoted as a superfood, so it’s logical that it is great for your pets too....

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet - Introduction

Figuring out what to feed your pet can be a challenge for any pet owner. If you go into your local pet store nowadays, you see aisles and aisles of dry food, canned food, frozen food, dehydrated food…aagghh how do you...

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Interview with Cathy Enright, CEO, Pet Food Institute Part 2

The following is Part 2 of excerpts from an interview by Petnet VP of Food, Steve Pelletier with Cathy Enright, CEO of the Pet Food Institute. Read Part 1 here. Steve: There has been a sea change in the pet food indus...

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Interview with Cathy Enright, CEO, Pet Food Institute Part 1

The following is excerpts from an interview by Petnet VP of Food, Steve Pelletier with Cathy Enright, CEO of the Pet Food Institute. Steve: Nice to speak with you Cathy. How long have you been the CEO of the Pet Food ...

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Thanksgiving Foods that are Healthy for Your Pet

Last week we posted a story outlining some common holiday foods that could be potentially harmful to your pets. Today, we want to look at Thanksgiving foods that are not only tasty, but are healthy and good for your p...

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Thanksgiving Foods that May be Harmful for Your Pet

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and everyone’s thoughts turn to food. What will we have for dinner? Turkey of course and stuffing, but does your family go with mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, peas or green beans,...

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Pet Food Bags: Big or Small?

Dry food is by far the most popular form of pet food sold.  I saw some data on petfoodindustry.com that said that dry food makes up almost 75% of all pet food sales in the world.  There are several reasons for this....

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Choosing the Right Food for your Hero Cat

If you want to be a hero to your hero cat, then you should make sure that you are feeding them a species appropriate food.  As I have often said, the most important decisions that any pet owner faces each day is how...

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Cat Food Labels Explained: Part 2

What is really in your pet’s food? No matter what you personal pet food philosophy is, it is important to know what you’re buying. In the first part of this series (Cat Food Labels Explained Part 1), We explained what...

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Cat Food Labels Explained: Part 1

Pet food labels can be really confusing. With all of the government regulations you would think that it would be as easy as reading a human food label, but it isn’t. How can you choose a good food for your pet? This p...

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