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1. Functionality Is the Future of Pet Food

I just returned from the 2024 Pet Food Forum in Kansas City, Mo., last week, where it became abundantly clear to me that “functionality” is the new trend in pet food. 

Tags: Pet Food, Functionality, Future of Pet Food
By Louise Calderwood
2. Recapping AFIA's Pet Food Conference: What to Expect for the Future of Pet Food

This year’s American Feed Industry Association Pet Food Conference came packed with an agenda on a wide variety of topics about the future of the pet food industry, in an era when pets are increasingly regarded as cherished members of the family. Drawing nearly 500 industry professionals, a record number of attendees, the event served as a testament to the pet food industry’s commitment to innovation, sustainability and meeting consumers’ needs.  

Tags: Pet Food Conference, Pet Food
By Taylor Lekin
3. AFIA Recognizes Angele Thompson as Its Friend of Pet Food Award Winner

This week, the American Feed Industry Association recognized Angele Thompson, Ph.D., as its 2024 Friend of Pet Food award winner.  

Tags: Pet Food, Pet Food Conference
By Madison Wyman
4. SNL Skit Parodies Eating "Dawg" Food as Meal Service Plan

My husband and I enjoy watching “Saturday Night Live,” and often, when we can watch it live on Saturday nights, we’re still chuckling about the jokes on Sunday mornings during church (oops!). When I saw that a newfound favorite comedian of mine, Nate Bargatze, and musical guest Foo Fighters, yet another favorite, were headlining Oct. 28, I had to tune in. Just minutes before the show ended, SNL aired a spoof about eating dog food, which moved me to belly laughs. 

Tags: Pet Food
By Victoria Broehm
5. Fueling a Service Animal Is Key to Their Success

Anyone with a lazy cat or dog will know what I’m talking about. You come home from work, tired after a long day, and your pet has been snoozing all day. “What a rough life,” you might say. Or, “Where’s the rent? Get a job!” All in good humor, of course. In fairness, a lot of animals have jobs and serve important purposes (although, they still may not cover the rent or treats).

Tags: Pet Food, Equine, Animal nutrition
By Lacie Dotterweich
6. Safeguarding a Growing Pet Food Industry

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) wrapped up its 15th annual Pet Food Conference (PFC) yesterday, informing nearly 300 pet food professionals of the latest news within this growing industry and providing tips for how to face upcoming challenges. The daylong conference also included the announcement of two Friend of Pet Food Award winners. 

Tags: Pet Food, Pet Food Conference
By Victoria Broehm, Director of Communications
7. Congrats to Our 2022 Pet Health Innovators!

Congratulations to this year's AFIA Friend of Pet Food Award winners - George Fahey, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UI) and Dennis Jewell, Ph.D., formerly of Hill's Pet Nutrition. 

Tags: Pet Food, Member value, Pets
By AFIA Editor
8. Happy Birthday, Betty!

Like the rest of America, I was sad to hear the news of Betty White’s passing on New Year’s Eve, a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday, which would have been today. She has always held a special place in my heart – not only because she shares a Jan. 17 birthday with my grandma (who is turning 96 today!!), but because she always put a smile on people’s faces and used her talents for service of others, including some four-legged creatures.

Tags: Giving Back, Supporting local communities, Pet Food
By Victoria Broehm

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