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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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Calcium absorption in adult dogs and cats

A dietary calcium supply differing greatly from the recommended dietary intake might impair the health of cats and dogs when fed long term.
A dietary calcium supply differing greatly from the recommended dietary intake might impair the health of cats and dogs when fed long term.
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Dietary nutrient profiles of wild wolves

The nutritive characteristics of commercial foods differ from the dog's closest free-living ancestor, and this may pose physiological and metabolic challenges.
The nutritive characteristics of commercial foods differ from the dog's closest free-living ancestor, and this may pose physiological and metabolic challenges.
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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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Read the April issue of Petfood Industry!

April 2015

The April 2015 issue of Petfood Industry looks at different pet food markets around the world. Read about Sojos, a US company which aims to transform the lives of pets through raw pet food. As these specialized diets become increasingly popular in the dog and cat food markets, learn how such trends are carrying over into bird and small animal food. Plus, see how pet food companies in Russia are reacting and reconsidering production strategies in the wake of rising prices due to exchange rate fluctuations.

READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine

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