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Web site, CD 'expose' petfood industry

A new Web site, www.PetFoodDanger.com, claims that many types of petfoods and treats have toxins in them that are dangerous to pets. The site also claims that petfood companies don't share this information with pet owners due to a fear of ...
A new Web site, www.PetFoodDanger.com, claims that many types of petfoods and treats have toxins in them that are dangerous to pets. The site also claims that petfood companies don't share this information with pet owners due to a fear of market share losses with these toxic ingredients.
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Canidae offers 2009 vet scholarship program

Canidae All Natural Pet Foods will award four individual $2,500 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Scholarships in 2009. The scholarships were established in 2008.
Canidae All Natural Pet Foods will award four individual $2,500 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Scholarships in 2009. The scholarships were established in 2008.
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Dog treat manufacturer finds niche

In an economy facing troubled times, one dog food manufacturer is experiencing growth.
In an economy facing troubled times, one dog food manufacturer is experiencing growth.
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Humane Society offers online courses

Humane Society University, part of The Humane Society of the United States, offers online training and skills enhancement courses for pet industry professionals, business owners and pet service providers.
Humane Society University, part of The Humane Society of the United States, offers online training and skills enhancement courses for pet industry professionals, business owners and pet service providers.
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Denmark now allows glucosamine in petfood

The Danish Food Minister Eva Kjer Hansen has visited Aller Petfood - part of the Danish company Aller Mølle Group - to talk about "simplifications of rules," according to an article on www.AllAboutFeed.com.
The Danish Food Minister Eva Kjer Hansen has visited Aller Petfood - part of the Danish company Aller Mølle Group - to talk about “simplifications of rules,” according to an article on www.AllAboutFeed.com.
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Great international expectations for Zoomark

A large number of visitors and buyers from more than 50 European and worldwide countries have already applied to take part in Zoomark International 2009, an important trade event in 2009 for the entire pet sector, according to the press release.
A large number of visitors and buyers from more than 50 European and worldwide countries have already applied to take part in Zoomark International 2009, an important trade event in 2009 for the entire pet sector, according to the press release.
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PetSmart hopes sale combats economic woes

PetSmart hopes sale combats economic woes 2009 01 26 In a push to combat economic woes, PetSmart has cut prices on its stocked petfood in an effort to keep customers' wallets full as well as their pets' stomachs. Pet owners...
PetSmart hopes sale combats economic woes 2009 01 26 In a push to combat economic woes, PetSmart has cut prices on its stocked petfood in an effort to keep customers’ wallets full as well as their pets’ stomachs. Pet owners visiting PetSmart stores
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Thailand expects 30-40% growth in sales

The Charoen Pokphand Group has forecast a 30-40% growth in its petfood sales in Thailand in 2009 to THB 2280 million (USD 65 million), according to a news post on www.Asian-Agribiz.com.
The Charoen Pokphand Group has forecast a 30-40% growth in its petfood sales in Thailand in 2009 to THB 2280 million (USD 65 million), according to a news post on www.Asian-Agribiz.com.
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UK pet owners look to cut costs

In tough economic times, pet owners in the UK are looking to cut spending by using cheaper petfood while simultaneously maintaining their pets' health, according to a recent article by The London Times.
In tough economic times, pet owners in the UK are looking to cut spending by using cheaper petfood while simultaneously maintaining their pets’ health, according to a recent article by The London Times.
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Appeals could stall recall settlement

Compensation payments for pet owners affected by 2007's petfood recall may be delayed due to appeals filed against a $24 million settlement agreed upon by companies that manufactured and dealt the contaminated food, according to ...
Compensation payments for pet owners affected by 2007’s petfood recall may be delayed due to appeals filed against a $24 million settlement agreed upon by companies that manufactured and dealt the contaminated food, according to an article posted on www.DogChannel.com.
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