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Wellness donates 52,000 treats to US military dogs

Wellness Natural Pet Food, in partnership with the company's charitable arm, the WellPet Foundation, has donated 52,000 all-natural Wellness Pure Rewards Jerky Bits dog snacks to the Military Working Dog Team Support Association Inc. 
Wellness Natural Pet Food, in partnership with the company’s charitable arm, the WellPet Foundation, has donated 52,000 all-natural Wellness Pure Rewards Jerky Bits dog snacks to the Military Working Dog Team Support Association Inc.
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Canidae to help raise cancer funding

Canidae Pet Foods Inc. will be at the American Kennel Club Meet the Breeds event October 17-18, 2009, at the Javits Center in New York City, where it will help to raise funds for cancer research in pets.
Canidae Pet Foods Inc. will be at the American Kennel Club Meet the Breeds event October 17-18, 2009, at the Javits Center in New York City, where it will help to raise funds for cancer research in pets.
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Counting calories may help obese pets

According to a veterinarian at Kansas State University, pets that are overeating and not exercising enough can benefit from owners who count their calories; much like humans might practice when on a diet.
According to a veterinarian at Kansas State University, pets that are overeating and not exercising enough can benefit from owners who count their calories; much like humans might practice when on a diet.
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Diamond recalls two cat food brands

Diamond Pet Food recently recalled two of its cat food brands after cats were reported to have shown neurological symptoms.
Diamond Pet Food recently recalled two of its cat food brands after cats were reported to have shown neurological symptoms.
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Head Over Tails for Pets launches new website

Head Over Tails for Pets' new website, headovertails.com, says it will easily cut the time spent on shopping for pet supplies in half.
Head Over Tails for Pets’ new website, headovertails.com, says it will easily cut the time spent on shopping for pet supplies in half.
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Mars' Waltham Centre explores human-pet interaction

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development is partnering with Mars' Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition in England to look for studies on how interactions between children and animals affect typical ...
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development is partnering with Mars’ Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition in England to look for studies on how interactions between children and animals affect typical development and health, and whether they have therapeutic and public-health benefits, according to The New York Times.
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Petco launches nutrition progam based on survey results

Recently released survey results from Petco indicate consumers want to feed their pets the same level of healthy, nutritious food that humans enjoy, but they don't really understand how to choose a healthy food for their pets.
Recently released survey results from Petco indicate consumers want to feed their pets the same level of healthy, nutritious food that humans enjoy, but they don’t really understand how to choose a healthy food for their pets.
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Petfood sales keep industry stocks rising

Both PetSmart Inc. and Del Monte Foods Co. enjoyed strong stock closings for the trading week ending Friday, October 9.
Both PetSmart Inc. and Del Monte Foods Co. enjoyed strong stock closings for the trading week ending Friday, October 9.
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PetSmart goes to 'buy' from 'neutral'

Janney Montgomery Scott analyst David Strasser upgraded PetSmart Inc. from "neutral" to "buy" after predicting the company will benefit from a potential 2010 economic recovery, according to The Associated Press.
Janney Montgomery Scott analyst David Strasser upgraded PetSmart Inc. from “neutral” to “buy” after predicting the company will benefit from a potential 2010 economic recovery, according to The Associated Press.
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