You love them.
So when you feed them,
#MakeitGAP.

Feel good about the food and treats you’re feeding your pet.

Global Animal Partnership (G.A.P.) is a non-profit organization that develops comprehensive animal welfare standards and works with independent, third-party certifiers to audit and certify the farms and processing facilities meeting these standards. When you see the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label, you know that the animals were raised with:

MORE SPACE

A SAFE & ENRICHED ENVIRONMENT

ACCESS TO PASTURE OR OUTDOORS

(STEPS 3 & ABOVE)

A HEALTHY, VEGETARIAN DIET

G.A.P. Impact - No Hormones

NO ADDED HORMONES OR ANTIBIOTICS

Look for the G.A.P. Label

Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 1
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 2
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 3
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 4
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 5
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 5+

G.A.P.’s Animal Welfare Certified label means that animals are raised without antibiotics or added hormones, and are fed a vegetarian diet with no animal by-products. The higher the number, the more the animal’s environment mimics its natural environment.

Learn More About Each Step

Look for These Brands When You Shop

Earth Animal

Freshpet

Happy n' Healthy

Halo Pets

Freshpet

Open Farm

Tender & True Pet Nutrition

Whole Paws

Why G.A.P.?

Why G.A.P.? QualityWhy G.A.P.? Quality

Quality

Better raising and handling of animals results in better tasting meat. There are also NEVER any antibiotics or added hormones in the meat used.

Why G.A.P.? IntegrityWhy G.A.P.? Integrity

Transparency

Unlike other animal welfare certifications who audit only a sample of farms, G.A.P. third-party certifiers audit every single farm. And all of our animal welfare standards are available on our website.

Why G.A.P.? ResponsibilityWhy G.A.P.? Responsibility

Responsibility

G.A.P. cares about animals and their welfare. Our mission is to change the way animals are raised for food.

Visit our website to learn more about our program

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