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Potato, oat, wheat advised for mid-size, adult dog kibble

After extrusion processing, certain carbohydrate sources may be more fermentable by the gut bacteria of adult dogs than others.
Food meant for medium-size breed dogs six months and older should be made with more potato, oat and wheat flours rather than other sources, said scientists.
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Lawsuit claims Purina tuna suppliers harm, kill dolphins

The lawsuit alleges that one source of Purina’s fish, the Thai Union Group, uses purse seine nets and longlines to catch tuna.
The plaintiffs allege that tuna in Purina’s Fancy Feast supply chain may have been caught using fishing techniques that harm, stress and sometimes kill dolphins, along with sea turtles, sharks and other animals.
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Cat treat sales grew fastest on Amazon in 2018 at 24.9%

Pet food and treat brands with between US$500,000 and one million in annual sales on Amazon saw dramatically higher growth than brands with more than US$10 million.
Pet food and treat brands with between US$500,000 and one million in annual sales on Amazon saw dramatically higher growth than brands with more than US$10 million.
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5 questions to analyze pet food brand positioning

Pet food industry professionals should answer five questions about their brands to determine where it stands in the market.
Although pet food marketers may feel they know the positioning of their brands, the situation may have changed since the last time they evaluated their competition.
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Purina reports sustainability in Europe, Middle East, North Africa

Since 2015, Purina EMENA has saved a total of 3,542 metric tons of packaging, which exceeded the company’s goal of 3,000 metric tons by 2019.
Nestle Purina PetCare released information on how the company is meeting sustainability goals in its Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) division, in Purina in Society Report 2018.
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