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As you probably know, the Pack Leader has been making the rounds at various pet food companies and manufacturing facilities to examine how pet food is made, how it is regulated, and how it is packaged. We have been gathering this information for presentation to you, the reader, in hopes we can all learn to understand and regulate our own pet food.

The PetsWeekly Pocket Guide to Pet Food Labels is a quick look at the most important parts of a pet food label, which is a legal contract between you and the pet food manufacturer. This is part of our in-depth look at labels, pet nutrition, and pet food manufacturing.

 

A Pocket Guide to Pet Food Labels

 


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Stacy Mantle is a freelance writer who currently resides in the southwestern deserts of Arizona with a few dogs, several cats, and a very understanding husband. She is a regular contributor to Pet Age Magazine, Catster, Animal Behavior College, and of course, PetsWeekly. Many of her stories and articles have been translated into several languages, and now reach an international audience. She is also the author of a bestselling urban fantasy/thriller, Shepherd's Moon; a humor book entitled, Conquering the Food Chain: Living Amongst Animals (Without Becoming One), and a line of Educational Activity Books for children.


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