Pet Food Press Releases

Latest campaigns, announcements and information from dog and cat food companies.


Pet Food Institute applauds agreement on USMCA

The trade agreement will provide continued predictability and tariff-free trade with key North American partners.
The Pet Food Institute (PFI) has celebrated the agreement reached by the Administration and Congress on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will provide much-needed stability and transparency for pet food makers, and urges swift ratification of this critical trade agreement.
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Irish Dog Foods wins European Business Awards

Irish Dog Foods wins for Ireland at award ceremony in Warsaw.
Irish Dog Foods from Kildare, Ireland has been named Winner at this year’s European Business Awards adding to the County Kildare Chamber International Trade Award won last week and a finalist for innovation in the Irish Exporter Association awards held last month.
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Nulo Pet Food continues growth in Canada

The brand announces a partnership with Kane Veterinary Supplies Ltd.
Nulo Pet Food aims to accelerate the growth of its high-meat, low-carb dog and cat food products in Canada.
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Vet clinics and retail stores combat e-commerce

Collapsing the distinction between retail store and vet clinic/pet care salon exploits hands-on pet care as a weakness of the Internet as a pet industry competitor.
As one of the most noteworthy pet industry drivers currently in force, veterinary clinics continue to expand in retail stores nationwide, reports market research firm Packaged Facts in the new report Veterinary Services in the U.S.: Competing for the Pet Care Customer, 2nd Edition.
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Nature Gnaws now on Sam’s Club Online

The all-natural dog chew brand has its premium bully sticks available to purchase at the warehouse retailer online.
Nature Gnaws, the Florida based dog chew brand, announced that its premium line of dog chews is now available on
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Dr. Dan Whitehead receives Innovation Award

The Clemson University researcher has been recognized by the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation.
The Fats and Proteins Research Foundation (FPRF) has awarded the 2019 Dr. Fred Bisplinghoff FPRF Innovation Award to Dr. Dan Whitehead, of Clemson University.
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Merrick Pet Care pledges donations

The organization set a one-day fundraising goal of $100,000 to double the impact of donations made to K9s For Warriors on Giving Tuesday.
Merrick Pet Care Inc. joined the Giving Tuesday movement by matching donations made to its longtime partner, K9s For Warriors.
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Agriprotein sequences black soldier fly genome

The sequenced genome includes both sexes and strains from two African countries.
Fly-farmer and insect technology pioneer AgriProtein, in collaboration with the South African National Bioinformatics Institute at the University of the Western Cape, has sequenced the genome of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) across both sexes and strains originating from Kenya and South Africa.
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Pedigree Foundation awards 2019 grants

The Foundation celebrated Giving Tuesday with more than $825,000 in donations to help end pet homelessness.
To kick-off Giving Tuesday, Pedigree Foundation announced its 2019 grant awards, totaling more than $825,000 in grants to 327 different shelters and rescue organizations across the country to help get more dogs adopted.
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Jinx is a new pet wellness brand

The new brand was founded by former Casper Mattress executives and backed by Will Smith and family, Halsey, Lilly Singh, Michael Strahan, and led by Alexis Ohanian at Initialized Capital.
Jinx is a direct-to-consumer pet wellness brand for modern doghood, launching exclusively online in January 2020. 
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