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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...

2011-05-27 00:00:27

NRG pet products introduces their new Maxim raw dehydrated dog food the safer more convenient way to feed raw food to dogs. Oak Harbor, WA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 NRG Pet Products, the makers of whole foods dog foods have introduced a new line called MAXIM. Maxim is a raw dehydrated dog food. Over the years the practice of feeding canines a raw dog food, also known as a B.A.R.F. diet, has become increasingly popular. The philosophy behind feeding a dog a diet consisting of raw meats comes...

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2010-09-18 07:40:00

While natural food is a rising trend among humans, pet owners should be careful before feeding similar types of food to their pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. All too often pet owners assume that because certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables, are healthy for them, they are also healthy for their pets, said Susan Nelson, K-State assistant professor of clinical services. "Natural and veggie-based pet foods are based more on market demand from owners, not because...

2010-09-17 10:22:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While natural food is a rising trend among humans, pet owners should be careful before feeding similar types of food to their pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. All too often pet owners assume that because certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables, are healthy for them, they are also healthy for their pets, said Susan Nelson, K-State assistant professor of clinical services. "Natural and veggie-based pet foods...

2010-01-14 08:30:00

GLEN BURNIE, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- VetCentric, Inc., the nation's largest practice-to-home delivery provider of prescription medications and veterinary therapeutic and wellness foods, today announced an affiliation with Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. ("Hill's"), a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive Company. VetCentric's prescription management service enables Hill's to expand its reach to veterinarians and pet owners by utilizing VetCentric's unique veterinary-supportive home delivery...

2009-12-07 12:24:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," it's often said. In fact, you can. However, old myths about pets continue to be passed down from generation to generation. "While some myths are harmless, others can be dangerous if pet owners believe them and act on them," says Mark Nunez, DVM, president of the CVMA. "That's why it's important to check with your veterinarian to find out if a commonly held belief is really true." Untrue myths about cats...

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2009-11-02 13:10:09

New research suggests that eating a diet high in processed food increases the risk of depression, BBC News reported. A team of researchers from the University College London found that people who ate plenty of vegetables, fruit and fish actually had a lower risk of depression. The British Journal of Psychiatry report compared dietary data on 3,500 middle-aged civil servants with depression data five years later. The study is the first to look at the UK diet and depression. Participants were...

2009-04-30 07:00:00

Celebrity Fitness Trainer and Dog Owner Gunnar Peterson Teams Up with the Alliance for Healthier Pets to Save Pet Lives TOPEKA, Kan., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubby pets are no laughing matter. Obesity affects nearly 50 percent of the total pet population and can lead to serious conditions including heart disease, arthritis and a shortened life expectancy. That's why celebrity fitness trainer Gunnar Peterson and the Alliance for Healthier Pets are encouraging people and pets to hit the...

2008-11-12 09:00:10

Dog-Wa, a liquid concentrate that provides dogs with essential vitamins and nutrients from leafy greens needed to create a well-balanced diet, has been endorsed by Dr. Jane Leon, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, a distinguished graduate of Cornell Veterinary School of Medicine and well-known author and national radio and television personality. In addition to her role as the Dog-Wa brand spokesperson, Dr. Jane Leon will be authoring a monthly column on the Dog-Wa website focusing on dog health,...

2008-08-04 12:00:31

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog treats, catnip, and CoQ10? More than 150 million Americans take supplements and now a number of them are giving dietary supplements to their pets. The American Pet Product Manufacturers Association estimates that 63 percent of American homes have a pet, including 88 million cats and 75 million dogs. "Pet owners consider their dogs and cats to be an important part of the family," said Gail Mullery, Pet Supplement expert for The Vitamin Shoppe....