Hemp – Industrial, Not Marijuana!

Hemp – Industrial, Not Marijuana!

A heated discussion of hemp products for use in pet food took place at the August AAFCO meeting in Bellevue, Washington. This ended up being one of the most entertaining sessions for me. While I am not a proponent of recreational marijuana, that is my personal choice....

Our Pets Are All Guinea Pigs

Our Pets Are All Guinea Pigs

During opening remarks at the annual AAFCO meeting in Bellevue, Washington, there was a short statement by one of the regulatory officials that drove home a point I have been making for years. New foods should, and drugs must, go through safety trials on a limited...

Disposing of Food Waste Products in Pet and Animal Feed

Disposing of Food Waste Products in Pet and Animal Feed

On the first day of the AAFCO meeting we were treated to a presentation from a representative of the fruit and vegetable processing manufacturers. With the advent of processed foods comes the production of millions of tons of waste products. New animal feed...

AAFCO Attendees

AAFCO Attendees

The annual meeting of the Association of American Feed Control Officials took place in Bellevue, Washington in mid-August. While the meetings are one of the most boring facets of my journey to keep pets healthy, I feel it is imperative that our pets and the people who...

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Raw & Natural Dog Summit @ Donald E Stephens Convention Center | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
The Raw & Natural Dog Summit is an exciting new conference that breaks all the rules. While other canine events focus on shopping and entertainment, we want to give you multiple, actionable steps to make[...]