More than ever, pets are becoming part of the family, leading owners to pay more attention to pets’ needs and driving pet food customers to be much more demanding. These increased expectations and the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) make product quality more important than ever for the pet food industry. On top of this, the industry is growing at a pace than has not been seen in many years. With more discerning customers, increased regulations and rapid expansion, precise measurement and control has become critical for maintaining traceability and minimizing the risk of product loss in the production of pet food. This paper discusses how accurate process measurements can be achieved to help pet food producers meet ever-increasing consumer and safety demands.