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PFI responds to study of fluoride in dog foods

The Pet Food Institute issued a statement June 30 in response to the Environmental Working Group's study of the amount of fluoride in 10 national brands of dog food.
The Pet Food Institute issued a statement June 30 in response to the Environmental Working Group's study of the amount of fluoride in 10 national brands of dog food.
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Hill's announces pet dental contest winners

Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. awarded its 2009 Pet Dental Awareness Contest first place honors to Lodi Veterinary Hospital in Lodi, Wisconsin, USA.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. awarded its 2009 Pet Dental Awareness Contest first place honors to Lodi Veterinary Hospital in Lodi, Wisconsin, USA.
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CIPS to be bigger than 2008's show

The 13th China International Pet Show is predicted to attract an even bigger international audience than in previous years, as a record 500 exhibitors have already signed up for the November event.
The 13th China International Pet Show is predicted to attract an even bigger international audience than in previous years, as a record 500 exhibitors have already signed up for the November event.
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Natura opens new 'green' office

Natura Pet Products announced the opening of its new green office in Davis, California, USA.
Natura Pet Products announced the opening of its new green office in Davis, California, USA.
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Petcetera begins going-out-of-business sale

Canada-based Petcetera will sell all remaining inventory at its 45 stores after filing for bankruptcy protection in March.
Canada-based Petcetera will sell all remaining inventory at its 45 stores after filing for bankruptcy protection in March.
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Reasons pets should not eat people food

A recent article from www.examiner.com outlined seven reasons why pets should not be fed food intended for humans.
A recent article from www.examiner.com outlined seven reasons why pets should not be fed food intended for humans.
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Research: Summer best for pet industry

The Yellow Pages Association's research shows summer as the best time for the pet industry as its "Pet Supplies & Foods" heading sees peak usage in August, according to a press release from the association.
The Yellow Pages Association's research shows summer as the best time for the pet industry as its "Pet Supplies & Foods" heading sees peak usage in August, according to a press release from the association.
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Study questions fluoride amount in dog food

The US Environmental Working Group recently commissioned an independent laboratory test of 10 popular dog food brands, revealing that petfoods made with animal by-products contain higher levels of fluoride.
The US Environmental Working Group recently commissioned an independent laboratory test of 10 popular dog food brands, revealing that petfoods made with animal by-products contain higher levels of fluoride.
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Vet recommends reduced-calorie diets for fat pets

Between 30 and 40% of New Zealand's pets are now overweight, according to veterinarian Alex Melrose's recent column.
Between 30 and 40% of New Zealand’s pets are now overweight, according to veterinarian Alex Melrose’s recent column.
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VPG reveals new website

The Denmark-based Vital Petfood Group, now offering private labels for pets, presented its new website at the Private Label Manufacturers Association's trade show in Amsterdam last month.
The Denmark-based Vital Petfood Group, now offering private labels for pets, presented its new website at the Private Label Manufacturers Association's trade show in Amsterdam last month.
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