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Research Notes

The latest dog, cat and companion animal health research focusing on pet health problems, pet food ingredient analysis and pet food trends.

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Effects of novel fibers on short-chain fatty acid production in canines

CEF had a butyrogenic effect and CEF, CHP and their blends had similar bifidobacteria and lactobacilli populations as popular prebiotic and fiber substrates.
 CEF had a butyrogenic effect and CEF, CHP and their blends had similar bifidobacteria and lactobacilli populations as popular prebiotic and fiber substrates.  
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Vitamin E supplementation in adult cats

A supplemental level of 225 mg/kg dietetic management diet of vitamin E has beneficial effects on adult cat immune function.
A supplemental level of 225 mg/kg dietetic management diet of vitamin E has beneficial effects on adult cat immune function.
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Associations between meal size and gastric emptying in cats

Prolonged gastric emptying contributes to prolonged post-prandial hyperglycemia in cats meal fed a high-carbohydrate, low-protein, dry diet.
Prolonged gastric emptying contributes to prolonged post-prandial hyperglycemia in cats meal fed a high-carbohydrate, low-protein, dry diet.
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Effects of chronic vitamin A supplementation in cats

Moderately elevated vitamin D levels seemed to protect cats against the liver pathology caused by the consumption of large amounts of vitamin A.
Moderately elevated vitamin D levels seemed to protect cats against the liver pathology caused by the consumption of large amounts of vitamin A.
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Food restriction during pregnancy in rabbits

The rabbit is an ideal model for studying nutritional-related disorders and fetal programming of metabolic disease.
The rabbit is an ideal model for studying nutritional-related disorders and fetal programming of metabolic disease.
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Read the March issue of Petfood Industry!

March 2015

The March 2015 issue of Petfood Industry focuses on emerging pet industry trends. Read about NutriFusion, a company that saw immediate growth after expanding from human food into the pet food industry with its fruit and vegetable nutrient-dense products. Also, learn about how so-called "superfoods" are trending as a new pet food ingredient, and why innovation, convenience and sustainability are key in pet food packaging.

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