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Hill's to announce scholarship winner

Hill's Pet Nutrition will grant one third-year veterinary student with a chance to have up to $25,000 of his or her senior year paid for through the Hill's Big Win Scholarship.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition will grant one third-year veterinary student with a chance to have up to $25,000 of his or her senior year paid for through the Hill’s Big Win Scholarship.
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Pet supplements found to be less than promised

The National Animal Supplement Council found that 24 of the 87 brands it tested recently did not contain what was claimed, said council president, William Bookout, in an article from The Associated Press.
The National Animal Supplement Council found that 24 of the 87 brands it tested recently did not contain what was claimed, said council president, William Bookout, in an article from The Associated Press.
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Clinical Nutrition Case Challenge taking submissions

Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. is now taking submissions for consideration for the 2009-2010 Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition Case Challenge until January 31, 2010.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. is now taking submissions for consideration for the 2009-2010 Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition Case Challenge until January 31, 2010.
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Eurofins expands services in North America

Eurofins Scientific Inc., an analytical and technical support company to the agri-food industry, announced it will expand its services to include food safety management system audits and certifications for the North American market.
Eurofins Scientific Inc., an analytical and technical support company to the agri-food industry, announced it will expand its services to include food safety management system audits and certifications for the North American market.
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Fish oil good for pets

Fish oil supplementation may be helpful for pets with inflammatory diseases including allergies, arthritis, kidney disease and heart disease and has been shown to slow the growth of cancer, according to a recent article from www.examiner.com.
Fish oil supplementation may be helpful for pets with inflammatory diseases including allergies, arthritis, kidney disease and heart disease and has been shown to slow the growth of cancer, according to a recent article from www.examiner.com.
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Hill's announces nutrition challenge winner

Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. named intern Jessica Markovich, D.V.M., of Arizona's VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center, as winner of the 2008-2009 Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition Case Challenge.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. named intern Jessica Markovich, D.V.M., of Arizona's VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center, as winner of the 2008-2009 Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition Case Challenge.
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US equity firm to buy Pet Valu

Roark Capital Group has agreed to purchase Canadian petfood retailer Pet Valu for CAN$143.7 million (US$123.3 million), according to Reuters.
Roark Capital Group has agreed to purchase Canadian petfood retailer Pet Valu for CAN$143.7 million (US$123.3 million), according to Reuters.
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Vet: commercial food best for pets

In a recent pet advice column by veterinarian Suzy Hochgesang, a pet owner asked whether or not she should feed her cats and dogs homemade petfood.
In a recent pet advice column by veterinarian Suzy Hochgesang, a pet owner asked whether or not she should feed her cats and dogs homemade petfood.
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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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