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We are NDependent Partners with Pet Food Experts to Expand Distribution

Pet Food Experts will offer the complete line of the company’s ‘Sticks’ and ‘Necks’ line in all six of its warehouses.




(PRESS RELEASE) TUMWATER, WA – We are NDependent, the company focused on products for the Independent Pet Channel, officially announced its partnership with Pet Food Experts. Pet Food Experts will offer the complete line of the company’s ‘Sticks’ and ‘Necks’ line in all six of its warehouses.

“We are excited to be partnering with Pet Food Experts,” said Jeff Sandy, one of the company’s co-founders. “This partnership gives over 6,500 independent pet stores access to our unique line of products, significantly expanding our reach.”

“The mission and messaging of We Are Ndependent is perfectly aligned with what we look for in a vendor to support our indie pet retailer partners,” said Antoine Seailles, Pet Food Experts’ director of market strategy. “We couldn’t be happier to partner with them.”

The Sticks line is made up of 5 SKUs. Sweet Potato with Beef Green Tripe, Beef, and Pomegranate; Chicken Bone Broth Chicken, and Apple; Duck Egg, Duck, and Pear; Goat’s Milk, Goat, and Blueberry; Krill , Sardines, and Cranberry. MSRP is $17.99 for 6 ounces.

The Necks line contains 4 SKUs for dogs and 4 for cats. The freeze-dried cube shape treats mixi highly nutritious green tripe (bison or beef) or ground necks (turkey or chicken) with comfort food ingredients and herbs. The 4 ounce Dog versions retail for $19.49 and the 1.5 ounce Cat bags retail for $11.99.

For more information on carrying the We are NDependent lines contact your Pet Food Experts’ representative or visit The company will be exhibiting at SuperZoo 2022, Booth #3103.

About We are NDependent

We are NDependent Was founded in 2021 by Jeff Sandy, Rob Mellem and Rusty Hawes to create unique Independent Pet channel specific products. Its philosophies of “Return to Community” and “Everyday Uncommon” are born from their 70+ years of experience in the independent pet channel. For more information, please visit

About Pet Food Experts

Pet Food Experts has been putting people first for over 33 years. PFX has grown to be a leading distributor of pet food and supplies partnering with 6,500 pet specialty retailers in 39 states across the U.S. PFX is a relationship-driven, service innovator offering best-in-class customer experience and delivering long-term success for its partners and industry at large. Learn more at



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