Jun 3, 2015 - Confirming the Sources of Made in the USA Pet Food ..

American made pet products and supplies are important for a number of reasons. Just look back at the news over the last couple decades and you will find horrible stories of American pets being killed by cheap foreign imports of food and treats. This was one of the main reasons this website was created. While nothing is foolproof your odds are much higher when you use pet items made in America. In many cases Americans are buying pet products in countries that don’t even keep dogs or cats as pets as we do. Buying American made pet products do more than just keep your pet safer they help support jobs and growth in the USA. Don’t you want to Protect and reward your beloved animals with pet food, treats and toys made in the USA where you can trust brands to do the right thing. My family does not allow our pets to have imported treats or toys.

canned and dry cat food is grain free and American made with natural ingredients- none of which are sourced from China.

AdvertisementIn fact, too often pets are overindulged, with too much food and too many snacks in proportion to the exercise they get. Veterinary groups have estimated that 20 to 60 percent of American dogs and cats are overweight or obese and at risk of developing heart disease, and .And I wonder whether people who invest in high-end pet foods are getting their money’s worth. Are their pets really healthier and happier? Do they live longer? And are these foods any better than the generic versions sold in supermarkets and big-box stores?Recognizing the high value most owners place on their companion animals, and distressed by recent recalls of contaminated pet foods, two scientists decided to examine the pet food industry and the evidence for the value of its products and the claims made for them. Marion Nestle, the Paulette Goddard professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University, and Malden C. Nesheim, emeritus professor of nutrition at Cornell University, have packaged their findings in “Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat,” published in May by Free Press.

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As always, Health Extension cat foods are all natural and American made! Remember, the huge pet food recall in 2007? Cats and dogs all over the US were being sickened and killed from pet food that contained melamine. This ingredient originated from China. However, it still was found in products manufactured in the USA. How was this possible? Some pet food made in America contains “fillers”, or additional ingredients added to the product to bulk it up and serves no nutritional purpose. It is not required to list where pet food ingredients come from. The same is true with human food. Reading the ingredient label and doing company research is very important!

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Homemade foods may not be ideal, though, if the owner does not take special precautions about food safety. The American Animal Hospital Association warns against homemade raw diets, because the meats may be contaminated with pathogens. Cat owners who choose a fully homemade diet should be sure to consult their veterinarian about necessary nutrients and how to achieve the right balance of fats and proteins to ensure their cat’s diet is truly complete.

Cat food is food for consumption by cats