News Releases

Merrick Pet Care Receives Safe Quality Food Certification

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. today announced it has earned the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 certification for its 195,000 square foot facilities located in Hereford, Texas. The SQF Level 3 certification means Merrick has successfully completed a stringent food safety auditing process and verifies that their facilities are in compliance with Certified HACCP (Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points) food safety plans.

Get Creative with Merrick Pet Care’s Name the “CAN”-Test

Contest invites pet parents to name Merrick’s next summer seasonal dog food recipe.

Amarillo, Texas (October 8, 2013) – Dog lovers, can you come up with the name for Merrick Pet Care’s next summer seasonal dog food recipe?

Merrick Pet Care’s Purrfect Bistro Receives Rare “Five-Paw” Review

Amarillo, Texas (August 21, 2013) — Merrick Pet Care’s new Purrfect Bistro received a rare “five-out-of-five-paw” review in the first-ever cat food review appearing today in The New York Times Dining section.

Merrick Pet Care Revolutionizes the Cat Dish With New Menu of ‘Purrfect Bistro’ Recipes

Amarillo, Texas (May 13, 2013) — Merrick Pet Care continues its successful Real Food Revolution with the introduction of its new Purrfect Bistro menu of 21 recipes offering a variety of high-protein, canned and dry cat foods made with the tastes, textures and finest ingredients cats love.

Merrick Pet Care Continues Revolution, ‘Beefs Up’ Dog Food Lineup With First Grain-Free Beef Offering

Orlando (Feb. 20) – Amarillo-based Merrick Pet Care is expanding its dog food line with the introduction of Grain Free Real Texas Beef + Sweet Potato that caters to canines’ carnivorous appetites while meeting the growing demand for grain-free options.

Dogs Stage "Doggupy" Protest, Demand Better Food for the 99 Percent

New York City (Oct. 2, 2012) -Dogs of all sizes, shapes, ages and breeds united today to “Doggupy” New York City”s Union Square Park, turning out for a demonstration to demand nutritious, real, whole food and call for an end to the inferior kibble that they”ve been fed for too long. Camped out in an army of pup tents, they woof-woofed as one, urging canines across America to join the Merrick Pet Care real food revolution – a commitment to only manufacture food that”s locally sourced, high in protein and made in the USA – and help provide “food worthy of a fork” to their fellow dogs in need.

Merrick Pet Care Earns Organic Certification

Amarillo, Texas (Sept. 25, 2012) – Merrick Pet Care Inc. , makers of Merrick and Castor & Pollux Organix brands, announced today it has earned organic certification under the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), for all of its Texas based manufacturing facilities. Currently, Merrick Pet Care, Inc. is the only certified manufacturer for both dry and canned food for pets.

Merrick Pet Care Starts Revolution

Real whole food for dogs features regional farm-fresh ingredients
Amarillo, Texas (July 31, 2012)- Merrick Pet Care Inc. is declaring a pet food revolution – a revolution in a dog bowl – with the announcement of its new line of 11 dog food recipes. The recipes provide balanced nutrition, with health you can see in your dog”s bowl, and more importantly, in your dog.