Petco to Stop Selling Food with Artificial Ingredients

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Petco is raising the bar when it comes to our pets’ health.

The pet store chain announced Tuesday it will stop selling pet food and treats with artificial ingredients.

According to the company, that’s a first for any major pet food retailer.

Petco’s CEO said they aim to set a new standard and the goal is better health and wellness for the beloved animals in our homes.

So starting in January, Petco will begin to remove from store shelves all dog or cat food and treats with artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

They expect the process to be complete by May.


  • straubdavid9

    That’s certainly a start. If I had it to do over I would have fed my dogs a raw diet. I think …. no, I know I was poisoning my dogs with some of these kibbles that have a laundry list of ingredients that are harmful ….. not just one or two bad ingredients, but many. There are sites on the Internet that do extensive testing on processed dog foods ….. look them up. Some will also send you warnings and recalls of pet foods, treats etc. You can be truly “pet smart” ….. pun intended!

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