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‘Heel The Love’ All Year Long

January 12, 2009

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Dog lovers across the nation can spend
each month in 2009 enjoying unforgettable images of the lovable Labrador
Retriever Marley, via a limited edition “Marley & Me” calendar from Purina(R)
Dog Chow(R) Brand. Celebrating Twentieth Century Fox’s blockbuster hit movie
“Marley & Me” — and the lovable pooch who’s been capturing the hearts of
moviegoers since Christmas Day — Purina(R) is including a limited edition
“Marley & Me” calendar on specially-marked bags of Purina(R) Dog Chow(R) brand
Dog Food Complete & Balanced, Purina(R) Puppy Chow(R) brand Puppy Food
Completed & Balanced for Growing Puppies and Purina(R) Little Bites Dog Food.
Based on the autobiographical book by John Grogan and starring Owen Wilson and

Jennifer Aniston, “Marley & Me” is about life, love, family — and the world’s
“worst” dog.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090112/AQM019)

“Unique, loveable and full of life, these are qualities of a Dog Chow(R)
dog and Marley certainly embodies all of them,” said Kristen Edler, brand
manager for Purina(R) Dog Chow(R) brand Dog Food. “This limited edition
calendar honors the mischievous Marley moments from the movie and reminds us
to celebrate rascally dogs everywhere, every day of the year.”

The 2009 limited edition “Marley & Me” calendar is perfect for dog lovers
or fans of the movie who can’t get enough of the adorable yellow Labrador
Retrievers of all ages and sizes who portray Marley in the movie. Right now,
dog owners can get their paws on the specially-marked bags of Purina(R) Dog
Chow(R) brand Dog Food Complete & Balanced (20 lb., 44.1 lb.), Purina(R) Puppy
Chow(R) brand Puppy Food Complete & Balanced for Growing Puppies (34 lb.) and
Purina(R) Little Bites Dog Food (18 lb.) in grocery stores, pet specialty
stores and mass merchandisers, while supplies last. For more information
about Purina(R) Dog Chow(R) brand Dog Food and the 20th Century Fox comedy
“Marley & Me,” visit http://www.longliveyourdog.com. “Marley & Me” is in
theaters now and coming to DVD April 2009.

About Nestle Purina PetCare

Nestle Purina PetCare promotes responsible pet care, community involvement
and the positive bond between people and their pets. A premiere global
manufacturer of pet products, Nestle Purina PetCare is part of Swiss-based
Nestle S.A., the world’s largest food company.


     CONTACT:
     Melissa Cuttone: 312.729.4262
     GolinHarris or
     Kaite Flamm: 314.982.2163
     Nestle Purina PetCare Company

SOURCE Purina Dog Chow


Source: newswire