A team of researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University is hopeful that its new diet will help cats dissolve certain bladder stones and prevent future occurrences and help prevent a disorder known as feline idiopathic cystitis, in which cats suffer from bladder inflammation.
John Kruger, PhD, a professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences , is leading the four separate clinical studies on the new commercial diet funded by a leading petfood manufacturer.
Pet owners want a lot from their pet food brands. They want primary proteins that suit what they believe is best for their animal. They want grains or they don't. They want something customized, but it has to be easy to understand.
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