October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Nearly half of all domestic abuse victims delay leaving because they don’t want
to leave their pet behind, yet as few as 10% of domestic violence shelters accept pets.
The Purple Leash Project is working to change that.

Quality Sourcing Makes Quality Food

5 Steps to Finding a Supplier


Identify suppliers to source quality ingredients.


Conduct an audit of supplier's facility.


Study the integrity of their ingredients through regulatory, food safety and toxicology reviews.


Test ingredients prior to purchase through Nestle Purina Analytical Labs.


Use Near Infrared Technology to "fingerprint" or evaluate select ingredients for purity, protein and moisture levels.

Every Ingredient as a History
We think technology has the capability to bring humanity closer to the food we eat. With new innovations, we are able to trace every ingredient that passes through our doors to its original location or batch.

Our highly trained quality experts conduct multiple checks that ensure preventative measures are taken on-site at our factories. This gives you the confidence that all Purina® ingredients exceed the highest quality standards and provide quality nutrition for your pet.

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