What’s New with Dog Treats & Chews

What’s New with Dog Treats & Chews

The variety of dog treats and chews is growing thanks to the premiumization of pet food, modest dog ownership growth and the demand for natural and healthy products. Limited- or single-ingredient dog treats and chew are...
Vegetarian Pet Diets

Vegetarian Pet Diets

More than 7 million people* in the United States are vegetarians for reasons that include health, ethics, culture and religion. It’s not surprising that some vegetarians extend no-meat diets to their pets, but some pets...
Sustainability and Pet Products

Sustainability and Pet Products

Sustainable pet products, including their ingredients, packaging and processing, help protect the environment over their whole life cycle, from raw ingredients to final disposal. Whether food or supplies, pet products...
Summer Merchandising Heats Up

Summer Merchandising Heats Up

As the days grow longer and warmer, it’s time to prepare for summer merchandising. Picnics, parades, graduations and vacations are on the calendar, and pets will be part of those activities for many American families. Pet...
Food Variety for Finicky Felines

Food Variety for Finicky Felines

Cat food has evolved beyond bags of kibble and cans of wet to include fresh, frozen, freeze-dried, gravies, stews, broths, lickable treats and flake toppers. This evolution of variety is the result of pet parents’ focus on...
Human-Grade Pet Food

Human-Grade Pet Food

What exactly is human-grade pet food? Labeling pet food as human grade means that ALL its ingredients are human edible. Pet foods currently using the human-grade identifier are typically super-premium products, less...