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Feeding Fido: Functional pet food ingredients

Today’s high-quality pet foods include a number of functional ingredients to improve the overall health of our beloved pets.

Complete and balanced: A closer look at pet food labels

What does it mean that my pet’s food is “complete and balanced?” Most commercial pet foods are formulated to be “complete and balanced," “100% complete” or “scientifically balanced.” All

Farming the Future

What does the future hold for farming and the entire food supply chain?

How to prepare for FSMA implementation in the U.S.

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) helps ensure food safety by focusing on preventing contamination rather than simply responding to it.

Futuristic Fido: Tech that's reinventing the pet world

The first animals to be domesticated by humans were wolves, although the jury is still out on when exactly this occurred.

Delicious or disgusting?: Pleasing the pet palate

Is delicious pet food only about choosing the best ingredients? No. There are many factors that affect palatability in dogs and cat foods.

Pet parents: The new, ultimate power players

Peer into the abode of today’s modern millennial couple, and there’s something striking: the baby bassinet is missing and in its place is a perfectly plush dog bed.

Immune defense starts in the doggie dish: Why minerals matter in pet food

Like their owners, companion animals are living longer and are leading healthier lives. Better nutrition, regular health care and sanitary conditions are just three advantages of contemporary life for the modern cat and dog. We also have…

Minerals matter: Pet nutrition for healthy coats, skin and joints

Dr. Flávia Maria de Oliveira Borges Saad, professor at the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA) in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Danger: Dog breath (and disease?)

How many of us floss daily? How many of us are brushing our pet’s teeth?