The dog food industry is trending toward fresh, high-end pet foods for the family Fido. More and more pet owners are feeding their pets foods that contain only the freshest ingredients, with no preservatives or additives. According to a recent article, which can be found at http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151122/business/151129983/, owners spend $23.7 billion per year to feed their dogs and cats. The premium food market has grown by 45 percent since 2009, and is now a $10.5 billion market within the U.S. alone. Finicky pet owners apparently want their pets to eat as they do. Freshpet, produced in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is a leader in the fresh pet food industry. Its foods are produced from only fresh chicken, turkey, and other meats, and must be refrigerated so your pet can have the best dining experience possible. Many manufacturers have been adding fresh lamb and salmon to organic foods for a number of years. Other popular high-end pet foods are Blue Buffalo, Nutro Farm’s Harvest blends, and Mars’ Cesar Home Delights. More commonly recognized on facebook is the Beneful line of dog foods. Beneful is a moderately-priced choice for your dog’s diet with a wide spectrum of products. They offer a variety of dry foods, with different blends targeted toward your dog’s needs. Wet foods and treats are also available in all sizes, to please even the most particular pet. The Beneful family of foods is formulated with 100% complete nutrition, as set out in AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient profiles. Your pet can get a good, nutritiously sound diet for a reasonable price that will not empty the wallet. Responsible pet owners should read labels to ensure their pets are eating correctly. According to the afore-mentioned article, Richard Thompson of Freshpet says your pet deserves the same health and wellness benefits that you give your family.