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.



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Trends in Pet Product Manufacturing: What’s Hot in 2024?

Trends in Pet Product ManufacturingWhat are some trends in pet product manufacturing for 2024? The pet product industry is ever-evolving, driven by changing consumer preferences, advancements in pet care, and a growing focus on pet health and well-being. As we go through 2024 and beyond, it’s essential to stay up-to-date with the latest trends shaping pet product manufacturing.

In this guide, we’ll explore what’s hot in the world of pet products for the year ahead. At Green Mountain Animal, LLC, a trusted contract manufacturer of pet products based in Vermont, USA, we keep a finger on the pulse of industry trends to help you create innovative and in-demand pet products.

1. Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Products

Sustainability remains a prominent trend in the pet product industry. Pet owners are increasingly seeking products that are kind to the environment, such as biodegradable pet waste bags, sustainable packaging, and eco-friendly pet toys made from recycled materials.

2. Natural and Organic Ingredients

Pet owners are becoming more health-conscious, leading to a rise in demand for pet products made with natural and organic ingredients. This trend extends to pet food, treats, supplements, and grooming products that prioritize high-quality, wholesome ingredients.

3. Functional and Health-Promoting Treats

Pet treats are not just indulgences; they’re also seen as functional tools for pet health. Expect to see an increase in treats that offer specific health benefits, such as dental care, joint support, and skin and coat health.

4. Personalized Nutrition

Pet owners are recognizing that one-size-fits-all pet food may not meet their pet’s unique needs. Personalized nutrition plans, including customized pet food formulations, are on the rise to address individual pet health concerns.

5. Tech-Enhanced Pet Products

The integration of technology into pet products continues to gain momentum. Smart pet feeders, health trackers, and interactive toys that engage and entertain pets remotely are becoming more prevalent.

6. CBD and Hemp-Based Products

CBD and hemp-based pet products are increasingly popular for their potential therapeutic benefits. Look for a wider range of CBD-infused treats, supplements, and grooming products.

7. Alternative Protein Sources

As the pet food industry explores more sustainable protein sources, expect to see an increase in alternative proteins such as insect-based, plant-based, and lab-grown options.

8. Transparent Branding and Labeling

Transparency in product branding and labeling is crucial to build trust with pet owners. Brands that provide clear information about ingredient sourcing, production processes, and product benefits will have a competitive edge.

9. Humanization of Pet Products

Pet owners increasingly view their pets as family members, leading to a demand for pet products that mimic human-grade quality. This trend extends to pet food, treats, supplements, and grooming products.

10. Specialty and Niche Products

Niche and specialty pet products catering to specific pet breeds, sizes, or lifestyles are gaining traction. These products offer tailored solutions for unique pet needs.

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Trends in Pet Product Manufacturing: Partner with Green Mountain Animal, LLC

At Green Mountain Animal, LLC, we are committed to staying at the forefront of industry trends to help you create innovative and in-demand pet products. Whether you’re looking to develop sustainable, natural, or tech-enhanced pet products, we offer contract manufacturing and private label services to bring your ideas to life.

Contact Us to Stay on Trend

Ready to explore the latest trends in pet product manufacturing? Contact Green Mountain Animal, LLC, and let’s discuss how we can help you create pet products that align with the hottest trends of 2023.

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

Together, we can meet the evolving demands of pet owners and provide innovative solutions for the well-being of pets everywhere.