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All Freshpet Recipes Are Formulated by Veterinary Nutritionists

We believe all dogs and cats deserve real, fresh food to help them live their best and happiest tail-wagging lives. If you’re a pet parent and want to learn more about Freshpet, then our main website is the place for you.

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Freshpet’s Response to WSAVA Guidelines

Yes. Our full-time head of R&D, Dr. Gerardo Perez-Camargo, is a qualified veterinarian with a PhD in Animal Nutrition who formulates every recipe we produce. Dr. Perez-Camargo has 25 years of experience in the development of nutritional products for cats and dogs, and holds several scientific publications and patents on cat and dog nutrition. Also employed full time is Dr. Diana Valtierra who has a PhD in Food Science from McGill University. In addition to the two full time employees, Freshpet assembled a team of nutritionist veterinary consultants called The Nutritional Council. The Nutritional Council guides, supervises and validates the research collaborations performed by Freshpet and works to continuously evaluate and improve Freshpet’s ingredients, processes, and pet food products.
Yes, we have a veterinary nutritionist team dedicated to communicating with veterinarians and are available for questions and consultation.
Yes, our products are formulated to comply with Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) nutritional guidelines and are regularly analyzed. You can consult our Nutrient Database to access guaranteed analyses of all products, and complete nutrient profiles.