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PFMA survey: Older pet owners traumatized by separation from pet

A Pet Food Manufacturers' Association (UK) survey of more than 4,000 people discovered that 90% of people think that separation from a pet is traumatic for older people entering residential care, according to K9 Magazine.
A Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (UK) survey of more than 4,000 people discovered that 90% of people think that separation from a pet is traumatic for older people entering residential care, according to K9 Magazine.
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Provimi presents new identity, 2009 report

Animal nutrition company Provimi recently introduced its new corporate identity with its global One Provimi strategy. The new logo represents a consistent worldwide brand, according to the company.
Animal nutrition company Provimi recently introduced its new corporate identity with its global One Provimi strategy. The new logo represents a consistent worldwide brand, according to the company.
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Study: Varied calories in diet petfoods confuse pet owners

Because the calorie counts of diet petfoods vary widely among brands, pet owners may be unknowingly overfeeding their pets, according to a study conducted at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
Because the calorie counts of diet petfoods vary widely among brands, pet owners may be unknowingly overfeeding their pets, according to a study conducted at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
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Unicharm offers to buy out petfood associate

Japan's Unicharm Corp. announced it is willing to spend 65.7 billion yen (US$698 million) to buy the shares it does not already own in its petfood-making affiliate, Unicharm Petcare Corp., according to Reuters.
Japan’s Unicharm Corp. announced it is willing to spend 65.7 billion yen (US$698 million) to buy the shares it does not already own in its petfood-making affiliate, Unicharm Petcare Corp., according to Reuters.
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Wenger testing shows benefit of Hamlet Protein product

 Testing conducted at the Wenger R&D Centre shows the benefits of using Hamlet Protein's soya protein product, HP 300, in the extrusion process.
Testing conducted at the Wenger R&D Centre shows the benefits of using Hamlet Protein's soya protein product, HP 300, in the extrusion process.
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Australian competitor buys Lovitt's NZ

 Petfood factory Lovitt's NZ in Tauranga, New Zealand, shut down after being sold to an Australian competitor, according to the Bay of Plenty Times.
Petfood factory Lovitt’s NZ in Tauranga, New Zealand, shut down after being sold to an Australian competitor, according to the Bay of Plenty Times.
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Canidae continues to donate to The Pongo Fund

Canidae Pet Foods Inc. expanded its partnership with the Pongo Fund Pet Food Bank in Portland, Oregon, USA, to distribute superpremium petfood to those in need.
Canidae Pet Foods Inc. expanded its partnership with the Pongo Fund Pet Food Bank in Portland, Oregon, USA, to distribute superpremium petfood to those in need.
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Dog magazine, website help launch Iams dog college

DogChannel.com and its magazine Dog Fancy are providing the opportunity for dog owners to earn a degree online for free at Dog College, sponsored by Iams Healthy Naturals brand dog food.
DogChannel.com and its magazine Dog Fancy are providing the opportunity for dog owners to earn a degree online for free at Dog College, sponsored by Iams Healthy Naturals brand dog food.
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Humane Society of Sumner County provides free petfood to flood victims with pets

 In response to the flooding affecting the Tennessee, USA, region, due to heavy storms on May 1, the Humane Society of Sumner County is offering free petfood to local owners.
In response to the flooding affecting the Tennessee, USA, region, due to heavy storms on May 1, the Humane Society of Sumner County is offering free petfood to local owners.
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US panel indirectly supports organic petfood

The recent US President's Cancer Panel Report, which urged consumers to minimize their cancer risk by eating organic food, gave an indirect boost to the organic petfood trend, according to Zootoo.
The recent US President’s Cancer Panel Report, which urged consumers to minimize their cancer risk by eating organic food, gave an indirect boost to the organic petfood trend, according to Zootoo.
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