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  • FDA urges pet owners not to hoard pet food

    FDA urges pet owners not to hoard pet food

    Despite reports of empty pet food shelves or delays in pet food orders from online retailers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no shortage of pet food or other animal food, said Tim Schell, Ph.D., director of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Office of Surveillance and Compliance. He […] More

  • How pet food makers can assure pet owners amid COVID-19

    How pet food makers can assure pet owners amid COVID-19

    On March 19, Today.com posted a live poll asking readers if they’re stocking up on pet food during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As of March 25, 803 people (including yours truly) had voted, with 47% saying they’re just shopping normally for pet food, 35% responding yes and that they have “tons of food” and 18% […] More

  • spring cleaning for dog owners

    A Spring Cleaning Task List for Dog Owners

    Ahh … that time of year when the sun stays out longer and your gardens bloom stronger. When wintertransitions to spring, many people start some significant cleaning projects. Don’t leave your dog out of this ritual. Your dog’s dishes, toys, bedding — and even your dog herself — can benefit from a spring-cleaning overhaul. Here’s […] More

  • Helping pet owners help themselves during COVID-19

    Helping pet owners help themselves during COVID-19

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a memorandum on March 19 defining some dog, cat and other food industry professionals as “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers” during the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal agency deemed pet food, ingredient and packaging facility workers as necessary for “ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as […] More

  • How Dog Owners Should Prepare for the Coronavirus

    How Dog Owners Should Prepare for the Coronavirus

    We’re living in a scary world right now. The coronavirus continues to spread along with it a lot of uncertainty.  How do you and your dog cope if the global pandemic hits your household? Here’s what pet owners need to know about the coronavirus and dogs Can you catch COVID-19 from your dog? Can you […] More