Frequently asked questions
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we get when people contact us about our private-label pet product manufacturing services. As the pet industry continues to grow, we’ll continue to add information to help you navigate your pet product marketing journey.
Does PetDine have its own pet product brand?
No, we do not have PetDine labeled products on the market. Our brand is 100% focused on your brand and your brand only.
What is the minimum order quantity (MOQ) for you to manufacture my pet products?
- MOQ for liquids is 250 gallons
- MOQ for powder is 450 lbs
- MOQ for soft chew is 2,500 lbs
- MOQ for dog treats quoted individually due to weight and volume variances
What are the available options for packaging my private-label pet products?
PetDine offers canister packaging in a variety of sizes and colors. Customers may provide their own packaging (i.e., stand-up resealable pouches). However, please note: Customer-provided packaging must be reviewed and approved by PetDine PRIOR to being ordered and sent to PetDine.
Does PetDine help develop custom formulas for pet supplement products?
Yes, the PetDine team of nutrition experts will develop a unique formula that is tailored to your customer’s needs and the health of their pets. This custom formulation is exclusive to your brand and your brand only.
What kinds of private-label pet products do you custom formulate?
What health and functional benefits do pet supplement products offer pets?
Pet supplement products make it easy to offer pets daily support for common issues many pets have including hip and joint problems, digestive health, anxiety, allergies, healthy skin and coat, and more.
What are the benefits of pet supplement soft chews?
Soft chews provide an easy, tasty, and healthy way for pet parents to add functional and nutritional supplements to their pet’s diets for issues related to anxiety, joint pain, allergies, digestive health, and more.
How are pet supplement powders beneficial?
Powdered food toppers make it easy to add functional and nutritional supplements to pet diets while making food more palatable for picky eaters and for feeding multiple pets every day. These supplements can offer support for issues related to anxiety, joint pain, allergies, digestive health, and more.
What are the benefits of pet supplement liquids?
Liquids pet supplements make it easy to deliver nutritional and functional benefits to pets while increasing the palatability of food for picky eaters and feeding multiple pets at once. They also absorb faster than pills or tablets and add moisture to dry food, which can make it easier to digest. Pet parents can offer support to pets for joint health, healthy digestion, skin and coat health, and more while delivering flavor.
Where does PetDine source ingredients?
We source high-quality pet supplement ingredients from around the world. Examples include green-lipped mussels from New Zealand, turmeric from India, and flaxseed from the U.S.
Does PetDine offer organic pet supplement ingredients?
Yes, PetDine offers a wide variety of organic ingredients and the clean-label manufacturing that savvy pet parents prefer; however, our facility is not certified organic.
Do you offer pet products in bulk?
No, we do not offer products in bulk due to risk factors such as E. coli, that may be present outside our facilities. We strictly manufacture pet products that are co-packaged for our client brands.
Can you help me create my pet product labels?
You are responsible for designing and printing your own labels. PetDine will provide guidance, but you are fully responsible for understanding all state and federal requirements
Are all products made in the USA?
Yes, PetDine is a U.S.-based contract manufacturer, located in Harvard, Illinois, the heartland of America. All of our private-label pet products are made at our facility in Illinois.
What animals does PetDine manufacture private-label pet products for?
We make pet supplements for dogs, cats, horses, and fish in various shapes, sizes, and formats from soft chews to liquids. Learn more about our private-label pet product manufacturing services.
What is the benefit of private-label pet products for my brand?
There are several benefits to private-labeling your pet products, including exclusive formulation, wholesale opportunity, and cost control with larger margins.
Is the pet product industry a smart choice for a beginner?
Yes, the pet product industry continues to grow as more people bring pets into their lives and seek high-quality nutritional and functional supplements to offer their pets. It’s easier than ever before to enter this industry as a beginner with the partnership support of a private-label manufacturer like PetDine.
How are PetDine pet products manufactured?
There are two methods of pet product manufacturing; classic extrusion and cold extrusion. Classic extrusion uses high heat that can degrade the flavor and color of the product and the efficacy of beneficial ingredients. Cold extrusion uses no heat and no added water, needing significantly fewer preservatives for a much higher-quality product. PetDine uses a proprietary cold extrusion manufacturing process to ensure that pets, pet parents, and your brand gets the highest-quality pet supplement products available.
Does PetDine offer vegan pet supplement ingredients?
Yes, we do offer vegan ingredient options, and we can also create 100% custom vegan formulations for your pet supplement products.
Can you help me with compliance?
We will work with you throughout every step of the process, including guiding you to ensure your products are optimized for compliance. Your products will be ready for you to take the final steps of seeking product approval through The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) or the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC).
What is your testing process?
PetDine follows an industry-leading process to ensure that your product is always Grade A quality. This is an extensive multi-step process led by our team of quality assurance experts.
Do you offer marketing assistance?
Yes, we offer brand marketing guidance through market reviews, trends, label reviews, recommendations for your brand, and consulting to help prepare you to market your new pet supplement product. We do not provide marketing and sales of products themselves.