The UK-based Ethical Company Organization has researched the ethical quality of the dog and cat food sector and published its findings in The Good Shopping Guide.

A large percentage of petfood brands received high index scores, making the petfood sector one of the highest ranking sectors for ethics.

Lily's Kitchen scored highest, with an index score of 100, followed by Yarrah (95) and Burns Pet Nutrition (91). Other brands evaluated include Mars' brand, Whiskas; Eukanuba and Iams from P&G Petcare; and Friskies, Felix and Bakers Complete from Nestlé.