The PFMA is the leading trade body for the UK pet food industry and our 85 members account for over 90% of the market. (read more) At the PFMA we focus on providing pet owners and professionals with information on wet, dry and raw prepared pet food and good nutrition. Whether you are a pet owner or work with pets, we have toolkits to make it easy to implement healthy feeding regimes. Most of our articles are split by pet type but we also have a section dedicated to more technical subjects so click on the relevant box below. (read less)
The winter months provide a challenge for birds, as frosts, winds and snow can make it hard to find natural food supplies. Some smaller birds need to eat 30-40% of their body weight to survive the winter and supplementary feeding can provide a lifeline.
Following the recent Daily Mail article PFMA provides advice and information to pet owners feeding a commercial raw pet food to their cats and dogs.
FEDIAF launches new Pet Food Labelling Code following approval from the EU Standing Committee for Animal Nutrition.
FEDIAF, the European Pet Food Industry Federation, has just released the 2018 edition of its scientifically reviewed Nutritional Guidelines for Cat and Dog Food. The updated version was presented earlier this month at the 22nd European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Congress in Munich.
Michael Bellingham and Nicole Paley talk to Simon King about PFMA's work, the continuity of staff, the three year vision with 2018's focus on animal welfare plus APGAW and Brexit work in addition to highlighting role of members.