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2011-08-17 11:41:00

MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- petMD.com, the largest global source of pet health information, in partnership with Hill's Pet Nutrition, a leader in pet nutrition, recently surveyed over 1,000 dog owners to better understand their perceptions of proper pet nutrition. The survey revealed that 90% of dog owners do not know what proper nutrition is for their dogs. Although 88% say they know what to look for on a dog food label, only 10% know the recommended proportions of key nutrients....

2011-08-10 11:19:00

TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent pet nutrition study, sixty nine percent of dog owners need help understanding their dog's nutritional needs(1). To help educate owners about properly balanced dog nutrition, petMD, the largest global source of pet health information, and Hill's® Pet Nutrition, a leader in pet nutrition, have partnered to create MyBowl for dogs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/NY50386) A first of its...

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2011-08-04 11:19:49

A new U.S. study claims pet owners may not actually live happier, healthier and longer than those who have no pets. Howard Herzog, a professor of psychology at Western Carolina University, says past studies trying to prove that owning a pet leads to a healthier life have conflicting results. "While pets are undoubtedly good for some people, there is presently insufficient evidence to support the contention that pet owners are healthier or happier or that they live longer" than people...

2011-08-02 11:12:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gluten is found in many cakes, cereals, pastas, and other foods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The term "gluten" is commonly used to refer to certain proteins that occur naturally in wheat, rye, barley, and crossbreeds of these grains and that can harm people who have celiac disease. The only treatment for this disorder is a life-long, gluten-free diet. On Aug. 2, FDA comes one step closer to a...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the alarming fact that the health of our pets is at risk, a unique alliance of professional veterinary associations and leaders in the animal health industry today officially announced the establishment of the Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare. This new Partnership has specifically been created to address the decline in our pets' health due to an increase in the prevalence of some preventable health conditions including a...

2011-07-14 00:00:31

Petplan Pet Insurance offers diet tips to protect them from foodborne illness and add up to three years on your pet's life Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Food recalls have been increasingly grabbing headlines. While many may have become used to news about human foods contaminated with salmonella or other toxins, the 2007 pet food recall was the first major contamination that affected pets. As a result, public awareness of pet food ingredients and manufacturing has increased...

2011-07-05 05:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the economic downturn, Americans have not cut back on spending on Fluffy and Fido. According to a survey from the Consumer Reports National Research Center, during the darkest days of the recession in 2009 and 2010, only 16 percent of Americans said they reduced the amount they spent on their pets. On top of this, the price of pet food, veterinary care and other pet-related products and services has risen 4 percent since...

2011-07-02 00:00:04

In a competitive industry such as pet products, companies are constantly trying to find a way to win over consumers through the use of marketing, advertising and unique gimmicks. Sometimes people just want an excellent product. NRG pet products out of Canada, makers of NRG dog food and treats, have done just that. NRG's dehydrated whole foods dog food, Canada's premier dehydrated dog food, is now available in the U.S. Oak Harbor, WA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 In a competitive industry such as...


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