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Pet owner goes to extremes for petfood

Pet health insurance policyholder Guy Whyte traveled 1,100 miles to get petfood when deliveries of the waxworms his fire-bellied toads eat were cancelled due to inclement weather. 
Pet health insurance policyholder Guy Whyte traveled 1,100 miles to get petfood when deliveries of the waxworms his fire-bellied toads eat were cancelled due to inclement weather.
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FDA warns of potential contamination in dog treats

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs, distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a package date of "Best By 111911," because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs, distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a package date of “Best By 111911,” because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
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New study links overweight owners to overweight dogs

A study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition investigated the relationship between body weight in pet owners and body weight in their pets.
A study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition investigated the relationship between body weight in pet owners and body weight in their pets.
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German cartel office searches petfood retailers

The German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt), an independent competition authority whose task is to protect competition in Germany, has conducted searches at 15 companies in the supermarket, drugstore and petfood trade, including ...
The German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt), an independent competition authority whose task is to protect competition in Germany, has conducted searches at 15 companies in the supermarket, drugstore and petfood trade, including Fressnapf.
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Bosch Saturn acquires Rodi plant

Bosch Saturn Tiernahrung in Nettetal, Germany, recently acquired Rodi Petfood, also in Nettetal. Bosch will take on 56 of the 67 Rodi employees.
Bosch Saturn Tiernahrung in Nettetal, Germany, recently acquired Rodi Petfood, also in Nettetal. Bosch will take on 56 of the 67 Rodi employees.
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St. Louis caters to pets

The US city of St. Louis, Missouri, recently launched www.explorestlouis.com/pets to become a more pet friendly city. 
The US city of St. Louis, Missouri, recently launched www.explorestlouis.com/pets to become a more pet friendly city.
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Canidae to award US$10K in veterinary medicine scholarships in 2010

In an effort to assist veterinary students from the United States and Canada with the increasing cost of a veterinary medicine degree, Canidae All Natural Pet Foods will offer four scholarships in 2010 to first- and second-year graduate students.
In an effort to assist veterinary students from the United States and Canada with the increasing cost of a veterinary medicine degree, Canidae All Natural Pet Foods will offer four scholarships in 2010 to first- and second-year graduate students.
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Canidae racing to complete Geiser Bros. trophy truck

With the 2010 season opener at Laughlin, Nevada, just around the corner, the Canidae Pet Foods off road racing team is working to get its 2010 Geiser Bros. trophy truck in racing condition for the SCORE Desert Series, January 15.
With the 2010 season opener at Laughlin, Nevada, just around the corner, the Canidae Pet Foods off road racing team is working to get its 2010 Geiser Bros. trophy truck in racing condition for the SCORE Desert Series, January 15.
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Chews company moves beef production to Argentina

Ralph Claypool Sr., president of Free Range Dog Chews Inc., announced that the company is moving its beef production from Brazil to Argentina.
Ralph Claypool Sr., president of Free Range Dog Chews Inc., announced that the company is moving its beef production from Brazil to Argentina.
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Pedigree gives free petfood to dog adopters

Pedigree is offering customers the incentive to adopt dogs with a free month's supply of its dog food.
Pedigree is offering customers the incentive to adopt dogs with a free month's supply of its dog food.
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