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Beneful Revisited

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Carlotta Cooper

Anyone with a dog today knows that the current trend in feeding pets is to feed foods that have more familiar ingredients. Surveys increasingly show t...

WATCH: Cat Missing For 16 Months Found Living In Most Purrfect Place

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.05.2016 | Weird News

A clever kitty who disappeared 16 months ago has been found living inside a pet food warehouse. Clive the Norwegian Forest cat vanished from his home ...

What Your Veterinarian Wishes You'd Stop Feeding Your Pets

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.26.2016 | OWN

Sure, a pet's diet primarily consists of pet food, but every once in a while, some dog and cat owners mix things up a bit and give their animals a tas...

Eat Cat Food, Trump!

Pat LaMarche | Posted 01.14.2017 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

These three women spoke to me without shame or even surprise about the fact that they had eaten cat food, "Some of it's like tuna, only less expensive. Oh, and crunchier." How could I possibly be so stupid?

WATCH: 8 Deserving Rescue Dogs Get A Holiday Surprise!

HooplaHa | Posted 12.16.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Chris and Mariesa, from the HooplaHa series 'Life In The Dog House' get a big surprise on their doorstep. The "Life in the Dog House" gang shows that no matter how old you are, all dogs love getting special treats.

Looking For The Safest, Healthiest Pet Food? Good Luck With That.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Eight years ago, thousands of dogs and cats died after being poisoned by tainted food. The world's biggest pet food companies pulled more than 100 dif...

2 Guys Try Eating Pet Food, And It's Predictably Gross

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy

You’ve probably never tasted your pet’s food, and as this hilarious (and cringe-worthy) YouTube video shows, that’s probably for the best. In th...

Where Did Your Food Come From? And your Cat's: A Look at Killing on the Seas

Carol Smaldino | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

It is so easy to disassociate the process from the products, and the way things are made from their price and availability. Most of us may have a hunch that we might have to stop buying those brands we have come to depend on.

Pet Food Brands Woo New Consumers With Disruptive Marketing

Scott Goodson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green
Scott Goodson

As a consumer overwhelmed by the profusion of brands, it's increasingly more confusing and difficult to know what's right for your little Balthazar or Zorro. In the past we relied on our gut.

Animal Medical Center of Chicago's Pet Food Drive

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 05.21.2015 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

According to Pew Research Center, 45 percent of families earning below $30,000 per year own a pet. Given their limited funds, some of these pets go to bed hungry or are abandoned at shelters.

Class Action Suit vs. Beneful Will Be Hard to Prove

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Carlotta Cooper

Dog foods are more than the sum of their parts. Think of it this way: if someone is a bad cook, it doesn't really matter if they use the finest ingredients. The meal they make can be inedible. On the other hand, a good cook can take humble ingredients and make a delicious meal.

The 3 Surprising Ways 'Pet Parents' Are Treating Their Pets Like Humans

Sean Conlon | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Sean Conlon

Could today's children experience "sibling rivalry" -- with the family dog? As an increasing number of Americans consider their pets to be like children -- and themselves to be "pet parents" -- the concept of sibling rivalry is taking on a whole new dimension.

5 Lessons I Learned From Running a Crowdfunding Campaign

Erica Swallow | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Erica Swallow

This holiday season, my mother and I hosted a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for our local Humane Society animal shelter.

17 Wag-Inducing Dog Biscuit Recipes

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste

Your pup will be in heaven.

Target: Take the Poisonous Dog Treats Out of Your Stores

Claudia Ricci | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Claudia Ricci

It just so happens that I was all out of dog treats yesterday (we have a wonderful new puppy in a puppy class) when this story popped into my inbox. I...

When It's Not Safe to Feed or Treat the Animals

Ken White | Posted 05.12.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

This relates to two emails I recently received about products made and sold for our pets' well-being but which are proving to be anything but good for...

Changes Ahead for the Pet Food Industry

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 06.14.2014 | Home
Carlotta Cooper

If you have a pet then you surely know how difficult it can be to choose a quality pet food these days. With yet another pet food recall last week, pet owners have to wonder why premium pet foods continue to have recalls.

If Your Cat Is Fat, Try a High-Moisture Diet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A growing number of veterinarians are recommending what they call the "Catkins" diet for kitties who need to lose weight. "Catkins" is an amusing refe...

That Time My Dog, the Food Critic, Came to HuffPost Live

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 10.02.2013 | Taste
Seamus McKiernan

Cooking has always brought people together. But cooking for my dog turned into a real-life bromance.

5 Eco-friendly Dog and Cat Foods

Sierra | Posted 11.13.2013 | Green
Sierra

We tracked down five of the best dog and cat foods to shrink your pet's environmental pawprint.

Is Your Cat a Monster at Mealtime?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If your kitty turns into a furry little demon at mealtime, it might be more than simple hunger or his bossy nature. Researchers at the Università d...

How Big Is Your Pet's Food Bowl?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

There is a general tendency among many pet owners to buy oversized food bowls for their dog or cat. Since the correct amount of food looks like too little food when it's placed in a gargantuan bowl, many pet owners add more food to improve the "optics" of the meal.

Organic Human Food Trends Cross Over to Pet Food

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Don't leave it up to pet food companies and marketers to sell you on a particular type of food, nor should your choices be dictated solely by what your dog or cat likes to eat.

Stella and Chewy's Founder and President on Making the Jump from Fashion to Pet Food

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Marie Moody, Founder and President of Stella & Chewy's, a multi-million dollar pet food company, reflected on her company's history as we were sitting in a café in New York City.

Pet Food Meat Served To Prison Inmates In Company Mix-Up

Posted 08.27.2012 | Home

There will be no punishment for a company that failed to correctly label raw meat intended for dog food, which wound up being served to prison inmates...