All of your Animal Product Needs in One Place

best-private-label-pet-food-mfgLocated in Milton 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.


Why Work with Green Mountain Animal, LLC?


  • Science-based company led by seasoned industry and technical experts
  • Custom formulations with low minimums and competitive prices
  • Private label manufacturing of innovative, consumer driven products
  • Core leadership in National Animal Supplement Council (NASC)
  • USA-based manufacturer
  • We keep our promises

Product Development

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.

Full Service

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.



Monthly Archives: February 2017

Pet Food Contract Manufacturers

Key factors to consider when hiring pet food contract manufacturers for your product may be more extensive than you realize. Today’s pet food industry exceeds $24 billion in the United States alone. And, now that e-commerce has made this a global economy, the amount of money present in this industry globally is astounding. But, even with all of these potential profits in line, there’s a great deal of competitiveness in this market. New companies are making it to market on a regular basis and that means your product needs to stand out.

What Factors Matter When Choosing a Manufacturer?

The good news is there are many pet food contract manufacturers available to specifically manufacturer your unique product. The key here is to choose a manufacturer that specializes in pet food and one that can provide exceptional access to the ingredients or materials you need on a reliable basis. But, there’s more to it.

Pet Food Contract ManufacturersMany times, companies looking to launch a new pet food brand or line will need to seek out a manufacturer that can do more than just offer a consistent, high-quality product. They also need a company that can keep costs down from the product development phase through the completion of the project. How can you make sure that happens? Look for a company that offers the features you need such as:

    • Low minimum order requirements – to help keep your costs under control.
    • No setup fees or low setup fees – to ensure you get a good fresh start
    • Access to distributors – you likely will need to help getting your product to market easily

You also need to consider the company’s ability to meet regulatory requirements, aid you in the packaging process (what types do they offer) as well as helping you to achieve the goals you have with finding unique ingredients such as organic products.

If you are thinking about launching a new pet food, there is market share to do so profitably. However, for that to be the case, it will be increasingly important for companies like your own to seek out a reliable, experienced pet food contract manufacturer that an offer you the customization and flexibility you need to get your product designed and into the hands of your consumer quickly. You also need a company that can be one to help give you the edge in this market.