Pets are like family, and you want to know that you’re providing them with the best possible care, including choosing the right food and nutrition. We lay out answers to the most common questions we receive from caring pet owners below. Have a
1. Who develops TLC formulas?
All TLC Pet Food is carefully formulated by professionally trained nutritionists holding degrees in Animal Science and Nutrition.
2. Are your diets formulated to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles?
3. Do TLC Pet Food formulas undergo feeding trials?
Yes. All TLC Whole Life Pet Food undergoes comprehensive analysis completed by independent laboratories, including feeding trials following AAFCO guidelines.
4. Where is TLC Pet Food produced?
TLC Pet Food is produced in a plant located in Ontario, Canada.
5. What kinds of quality control measures are used to ensure quality and consistency in your Whole Life Pet Food formulas?
Our plant is fully committed to a stringent and scheduled set of quality and performance standards. All ingredients brought to the plant undergo careful inspection and testing and can only enter the plant once approved. Quality and safety assurances are continued throughout our food’s cooking process and packaging, helping safeguard against potential cross-contamination. TLC’s plants are USDA, FDA, and CFIA certified, with government-certified in-house laboratories, testing for vomitoxin, aflatoxin, and Enterobacteriaceae, along with NIR (Near Infrared) confirmation of nutritional integrity.
6. What is the caloric value of your food by different units of measure?
7. Is TLC Pet Food “grain-free”?
NO. TLC Whole Life Pet Food includes ancient whole grains rich in vitamins, dietary fiber, and essential amino acids. Unfortunately, many grain-free formulas replace whole grains using vegetable-based protein sources and reduce quality meat-based protein in the formula.
8. What protein sources are used in TLC Pet Food?
All TLC Pet Food has been formulated with your pet’s ancestral diet in mind. TLC uses high-quality meat-based protein sources like Atlantic Salmon, farm fresh chicken and New Zealand lamb. You can learn more about the ingredients used in TLC formulas by visiting our Ingredients Glossary.
9. Are any of the ingredients used In TLC sourced from China?
NO. Every food ingredient used in TLC Pet Food is carefully chosen from trusted sources and farms. Most of our ingredients are sourced in Canada and the U.S. except for our quality lamb ingredients, arriving from New Zealand, chosen for its superior quality, and Atlantic Salmon, sourced from sustainable fisheries out of Norway.
Still have nutrition questions? please feel free to reach out to our dedicated Pet Service Team and they’ll be happy to assist.