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  • Center for Pet Safety was honored to receive the 2014 Outstanding Service Award from the Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders.
  • Center for Pet Safety was honored to be named a 2014 Top-rated Non-profit and Charity by Great Non-Profits.org

  • When it comes to your pets and the products you buy for them, who says “Safe” is safe?

    • For many classes of pet products, manufacturers are not required to test their products.
    • Safety claims go unchecked due to lack of industry oversight.
    • Unlike consumer products – there are no standards to ensure product safety.
    • Manufacturers pay for positive product reviews.

    So how do you, the pet owner, cut through the marketing hype? The Center for Pet Safety was founded to be your advocate and work to separate marketing fact from fiction. We’re working to bring you facts. Welcome to the Science of Pet Safety!

    We know that many of you want us to look at more products – and we’re working hard to get there – but we simply cannot do it alone. Your support of our mission will help us move forward – faster! Donations to CPS are tax deductible and there are several ways to contribute:

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    The Center for Pet Safety Mission

    The Center for Pet Safety’s mission is to have an enduring, positive impact on the survivability, health, safety and well-being of companion animals and the consumer through scientific research and product testing.

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