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2012-10-29 12:03:51

An international team of researchers has shed new light on the natural feeding behavior of domestic dogs and demonstrated that they will naturally seek a daily dietary intake that is high in fat An international team of researchers has shed new light on the natural feeding behaviour of domestic dogs and demonstrated that they will naturally seek a daily dietary intake that is high in fat. The study also showed that some dogs will overeat if given excess food, reinforcing the importance of...

2012-05-09 12:07:11

Significant step forward in development of science-based recommendations for vitamin A levels for puppies A collaborative team of researchers, working on behalf of the European Pet Food Industry Federation (FEDIAF), has identified a safe upper level for vitamin A consumption for puppies. The research marks a significant step forward in the development of science-based recommendations for vitamin A levels for puppies and sheds new light on their distinct nutritional needs. This research...

2012-02-16 14:10:53

First study of its kind provides new insights for maintaining health during pregnancy Collaborative research from the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition and the University of Liverpool has shown that pregnant women who own dogs are more physically active than those who don't. Researchers found that, through brisk walking, pregnant women who owned dogs were approximately 50% more likely to achieve the recommended 30 minutes activity per day. The study assessed over 11,000 pregnant...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

Company teams with YMCAs in DC, New York, Nashville, Chicago and Portland to deliver The Power of Pets(TM) Initiative NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mars Petcare today announced the launch of The Power of Pets(TM), a new community-focused initiative that brings scientific research to life on the ways pets and their owners can help each other live healthier, happier lives. As the cornerstone of The Power of Pets(TM) program, Mars Petcare is collaborating with...

2009-08-14 08:51:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The WALTHAM(R) Centre for Pet Nutrition, a division of Mars, Incorporated, has committed more than $2 million to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to help fund comprehensive research over the next four years on various aspects associated with pet ownership, a field commonly referred to as Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) research....


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