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Our Global History

Nourishing Pets. Enriching Lives.

For over 80 years, we've been guided by the belief that pets and people are better together.

The reason we're so invested in the quality of our food is because we love pets as much as you do. You’ll find pets in our homes, and even sitting by our feet as we work in our offices. Our passion for pets goes beyond pushing pet nutrition forward, and into forging partnerships in the pet welfare world and raising awareness of what pets truly need. After all, we've seen firsthand how powerful the bond with a pet can be, and the many unique ways that pets can strengthen our families and bring our communities closer.
Because we want dedicated and passionate employees on our team, we make sure that Purina is a great place to work. You can tell from the moment you walk in the door that our world revolves around pets, whether you're seeing the art on the walls or the many cats and dogs that employees bring to work every day. Our quest to drive pet nutrition forward and conduct industry-leading research on the wellbeing of pets pushes our company to do more year after year. We work hard for your pets every day, and we love doing it.

  • FOUNDED

    FOUNDED

    1894 by William A. Danforth William H. Danforth was known to the American business world as a rugged pioneer who took his health seriously and lived by the same values throughout his entire life. He shared his belief in his book “I Dare You” and with the “Monday Morning Messages” he sent to his employees for nearly 40 years.

  • EMPLOYEES

    Approximately 100 in NZ and many, many more worldwide.

Purina Through The Years