1979

Pet Health Council and SCAS established with PFMA as member. The PHC formed to promote and advise on the health and welfare of pet animals in the interests of both pets and people. It offered the latest news and research. SCAS established to promote the study of...

1974

PFMA joined FEDIAF (the European Pet Food Federation). The US National Research Council published recommendations on the nutritional requirements of cats and dogs.

1970

Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association established as the voice for the pet food industry comprised of four members: Spillers, Quaker Oats, Petfood Ltd and Stamina Ltd.  Quaker Oats and Stamina eventually became part of Spillers, which is now Nestle Purina Pet...