PET FOOD
MANUFACTURERS

ASSOCIATION

Welcome to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association. Here you will find information on our programs, products and services and how we work with pet food manufacturers from around the world.

Stock Up On Supplies & Be Prepared

Pet owners have important obligations to actually take care of their pets. Because health problems and behavioral problems can spontaneously occur; it is important to be prepared and stock up. Pet Supplies come in all categories--each for different uses; each for different type of animals. Just having the right supplies is not enough; you need to know exactly which supply suits and is preferred by your animal; just like humans, individual animals have individual preferences. Choosing the wrong supply can have adverse effect on your animal; health issues, energy level, and more.

Let's take some examples: trimming scissors for dogs are made for trimming animal coats. But, not every dog will shed the same way; some more than others so you cannot use the same type of scissors for every dog. When buying supplies, it is best to ask for expert opinions on what type of animals a supply may be used for. Food treats are the same way. Be sure to read the nutritional description on each bag to make sure it is the right fit for your pet. Treats come in a wide variety; some focus on taste, others focus on nutritional benefits. An online pet shop will be perfect for providing you with the information you need to get the correct type of supplies for your pet.

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Having Trouble Finding Premium Quality Pet Food?

Nutritional science for pets is constantly evolving, changing the way pet owners feed their companions. Currently, pet food research is focusing on creating foods that mimic what dogs and cats would eat if they had to forage on their own. It has always been known that dogs are omnivorous and cats are obligate carnivores. In other words, dogs can digest meats, grains and vegetables with ease. Cats are designed to digest almost nothing but meat, no grains and some vegetation. Feeding cats and dogs what they are designed to eat translates into healthier animals. Manufacturers are now creating these foods, as well as petmeds, and make their products available at sites like VetDepot.com. Wider availability of such foods means it's easier to put animals on a correct diet. However, it is not always easy to find brands at the store. Fortunately, a site like VetDepot.com makes it easy to obtain.

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Proven Dog Training Techniques

Traditional training methods don't work for every dog owner. Highly excitable or stubborn dogs often do not respond well to choke collars, especially when the owner needs to apply constant pressure, desensitizing the dog to training cues. Also, choke chains and choke collars are not intended to be worn at all times. Dog owners struggling to find the right training technique for their dog should look to electronic shock collars from retailers like k9 electronics.

These collars, made by trusted manufacturers including SportDOG, Dogtra, Einstein and others, give dog owners a way to provide stimulation -- either praise or warning -- instantly. Electronic dog training collars typically come with 10 or more levels of momentary and constant stimulation so owners can deliver corrections without causing their dog any stress. Some advanced dog training remotes even connect to multiple collars simultaneously for families with more than one dog.

Dog experts agree: dog training collars are reliable, effective and most importanly, safe.

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PET FOOD MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

Product Spotlight

10
JAN

Pet containment systems are rapidly gaining in popularity because of their ease of use, invisible presence and usefulness as a training tool.

Become Involved

17
DEC

Ways to contribute to partners of PFMA such as Feline Friends, Seeing Eye Dogs for the Blind & the Animal Rights Group.

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