Located in Burlington Vermont, we specialize in producing & packaging premium quality extruded products for dogs and cats. Our Product Development team is available to help you bring your new product ideas to market with an emphasis on safety & quality. We are pleased to offer low minimum order size requirements to facilitate the launch of new products for our customers.
Green Mountain Animal, LLC is a complete one-stop shop for all your custom formulation needs for companion animal health products and treats. We are experts in innovative formulation and product quality with the ability to manufacture and source a wide variety of delivery options—including extruded chews, extruded sticks, tablets, capsules, powders, gels and liquids—for your unique product.
As a contract manufacturer of animal health products and treats, we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and safety throughout the manufacturing process. Contact us today to learn how we can help you create your custom animal health product or treat.
Our experienced product development team can assist you with formulating your custom products to make a product that dogs and cats will crave while working within your budget.
To ensure that your products meet your standards for flavor and texture, we will make small sample batches for you to review. We know your time is valuable so we pride ourselves on our ability to make samples quickly using our small laboratory equipment and our full size extruders.
Dale Metz, CEO of Green Mountain Animal, is the Vice President and a founding member of the National Animal Supplement Council. With his 14 years of experience working with the FDA and Center for Veterinary Medicine, we can help you navigate the confusing world of regulatory compliance.
Green Mountain Animal has relationships with many of the animal rescue groups in our area so we have an ample supply of taste-testers to give us feed back on our flavors. The best formula in the world will not do any good if the animals will not eat it!
We know that you have great ideas for your new products so our facilities allow for a variety of packaging options to suit your needs. Our equipment can handle small or large batch sizes so you do not have to make a major volume commitment when launching a new product.
From formulation and ingredient sourcing to packaging and shipping, Green Mountain Animal does it all to provide you with a finished product that is ready to put on the store shelf.
When it comes to manufacturing animal products, today’s consumer is more experienced and more interested in the process than ever before. If your company is looking for contract manufacturing for products, and you hope to hit the market with an exceptional product at the right price, it’s important to choose carefully. Times have changed significantly and with that change comes a number of additional responsibilities for product suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and, of course, the companies behind the product. When you use the best manufacturer of pet products, you minimize the risk of missing your key market.
Over the last ten years, a number of changes have occurred in the marketplace. Today’s consumers are behind those changes. For example, after a rash of toxic foods over oversea producers hit the market and it was discovered that those products were thought to be behind the illness and disease in dogs, consumers quickly changed habits and forced, by way of not making purchases, distributors to move away from those products. In short, consumers today are more powerful and more demanding than ever. They want to know what is in the products they are giving their pets, how the product is being made, and where it is being made. If your company isn’t providing those types of resources to the consumer – or your product cannot guarantee quality that is also safe, you may be unable to convince enough consumers to buy from you.
When choosing a manufacturer for pet supplements or other animal products, the success you seek is in the details. Ensure that the company you decide to work with can offer the highest quality of results. This is a company that needs to be able to meet your specific goals for ingredients, freshness, and quality, but also on transparency in the manufacturing process and supply change. You’ll also want to choose a manufacturing company that’s capable of providing reliable results every time without making it cost too much.
There is no doubt that contract manufacturing for animal products needs to be a carefully selected process. However, with consumers demanding more information and better resources, it is also important to choose a company that can deliver both quality and competitive pricing. The good news is you do not have to sacrifice quality for price any longer.
Green Mountain Animal, LLC was established with one clear mission: To partner with companion animal companies to advance the growth of their animal health products and pet treats. We began by offering consultation services to small and well established companies – helping with business, ingredient, formulation, manufacturing and distribution solutions.
We’ve now expanded to include custom formulation manufacturing in a wide variety of product forms. With over 25 combined years of leadership in the companion animal industry, we’ve formed strategic alliances with reputable animal health organizations around the globe to raise industry standards in the production of companion animal health products and treats.
We place a strong emphasis on science in the custom formulation and development of your products. We are committed to using only the highest quality ingredients and exacting research standards to create products that will meet and exceed the expectations of the ever-evolving consumer.
As a contract manufacturing partner, we are able to bring our technology, research and production expertise together under your label for a quality product at a fair cost. Our strict quality assurance and manufacturing standards are backed by a quality guarantee.
We look forward to partnering with you to discover ethical solutions for the health and well-being of companion animals worldwide.
You have my word and my promise.
Dale R. Metz
Founder & CEO