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: September 2023

From Concept to Shelf: Private Label Pet Product Manufacturing

How does the private label pet product manufacturing process work? Bringing your private label pet product to market is an exciting journey filled with opportunities and challenges. At Green Mountain Animal, LLC, a trusted contract manufacturer based in Vermont, USA, we understand the intricacies of the private label pet product manufacturing process. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps from concept to shelf, helping you turn your pet product vision into reality.

Private Label Pet Product Manufacturing Process

Private Label Pet Product Manufacturing

Step 1: Conceptualization and Research

The journey begins with a concept. Identify a gap in the market or a unique pet product idea that aligns with your brand’s vision. Conduct thorough market research to understand consumer preferences, trends, and competitive offerings.

Step 2: Product Development

Work closely with a contract manufacturer like Green Mountain Animal to develop your product concept. Our experienced team will help you refine your idea, select the right ingredients, and create a product that meets your specifications and market demands.

Step 3: Formulation and Testing

Formulating your pet product is a crucial step. Our experts will craft a formulation that prioritizes quality, safety, and effectiveness. Rigorous testing ensures that your product meets regulatory standards and delivers the promised benefits.

Step 4: Packaging and Labeling

Design eye-catching packaging that tells your brand’s story and appeals to your target audience. Accurate and compliant labeling is essential to convey product information, including ingredients, usage instructions, and any necessary warnings.

Step 5: Manufacturing and Quality Control

Partner with a contract manufacturer like Green Mountain Animal with state-of-the-art facilities and a commitment to quality control. Our manufacturing processes adhere to the highest industry standards, ensuring consistency and safety in every batch.

Private Label Best Pet Product Manufacturing 2024Step 6: Regulatory Compliance

Navigating the regulatory landscape for pet products is complex but vital. Ensure that your product complies with all relevant regulations and standards to avoid potential legal issues.

Step 7: Marketing and Branding

Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote your private label pet product. Leverage digital marketing, social media, and other channels to reach your target audience and build brand awareness.

Step 8: Distribution and Sales

Explore distribution channels that align with your target market, whether it’s through e-commerce, brick-and-mortar retailers, or a combination of both. Establish relationships with retailers and create compelling sales materials.

Step 9: Customer Support and Feedback

Provide excellent customer support and actively seek feedback from pet owners who use your product. Use this feedback to make improvements and refine your offerings.

Step 10: Scaling and Growth

As your private label pet product gains traction, consider expanding your product line or entering new markets. Continuously innovate and adapt to changing consumer preferences.


Private Label Pet Product Manufacturing: Partner with Green Mountain Animal, LLC

Green Mountain Animal, LLC is your trusted partner in the private label pet product manufacturing. With our expertise, commitment to quality, and USA-based production, we ensure that your products meet the highest industry standards.

Contact Us to Begin Your Journey

Ready to turn your pet product concept into a successful brand? Contact Green Mountain Animal, LLC, and let’s embark on the journey together.

Green Mountain Animal, LLC
75 Catamount Drive
Milton, Vermont 05468

From concept to shelf, we’ll be with you every step of the way, helping you bring exceptional private label pet products to pet owners who demand the best for their beloved companions.

The Art of Formulating Pet Supplements: Tips for Success

Formulating Pet SupplementsFormulating effective pet supplements is both a science and an art. As a contract manufacturer specializing in pet products, Green Mountain Animal, LLC, based in Vermont, USA, understands the complexities of creating top-notch pet supplements. In this guide, we’ll explore the key elements of successful pet supplement formulation to help you deliver high-quality products to your customers.

Understanding Pet Supplement Formulation

Creating pet supplements that deliver real benefits to animals requires a deep understanding of animal physiology, nutritional science, and the specific needs of different pet species. Here are some essential tips for success:

1. Identify the Targeted Health Benefit

Before formulating a pet supplement, it’s crucial to define the specific health benefit you want to address. Whether it’s joint health, skin and coat improvement, or digestive support, a clear goal will guide your ingredient selection and formulation process.

2. Choose High-Quality Ingredients

The quality of ingredients matters. Ensure that your supplier provides premium ingredients that are safe, pure, and effective. At Green Mountain Animal, we prioritize sourcing the best ingredients for all our pet supplement formulations.

3. Formulate for Palatability

Even the most effective supplement won’t benefit pets if they refuse to take it. Consider taste, texture, and scent to create a product that pets will find appealing. A supplement that pets willingly consume ensures consistent results.

4. Optimize Bioavailability

The bioavailability of a supplement determines how well the body can absorb and utilize its nutrients. Work with experienced formulators who understand how to enhance bioavailability through ingredient combinations and delivery methods.

Compliance and Safety

5. Comply with Regulatory Standards

Pet supplements are subject to regulations and standards to ensure their safety and efficacy. Partner with a contract manufacturer like Green Mountain Animal that adheres to these standards and conducts rigorous testing to meet or exceed regulatory requirements.

6. Perform Quality Control Testing

Quality control is paramount in pet supplement manufacturing. Regular testing for purity, potency, and contaminants guarantees that your supplements are safe for pets. Our commitment to quality control sets us apart in the industry.

 Formulating Pet Supplements: Custom Formulations for Your Brand

At Green Mountain Animal, we understand that each brand has unique needs and goals. We offer custom formulation services, allowing you to create pet supplements tailored to your brand’s vision. Our experienced team of formulators, combined with our commitment to using USA-sourced ingredients, ensures that your products stand out in the market.

Contact Us to Get Started

Are you ready to create high-quality pet supplements that pet owners trust? Green Mountain Animal, LLC is your trusted partner in pet product manufacturing. Contact us today to discuss your pet supplement project and explore the possibilities of custom formulations.

Green Mountain Animal, LLC
75 Catamount Drive
Milton, Vermont 05468

Discover the art and science of pet supplement formulation with Green Mountain Animal, LLC, and provide pets with the support they need to live their best lives.