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Pet companies jump on adoption bandwagon

The petfood industry has discovered cause advertising, according to an article on www.WalletPop.com.
The petfood industry has discovered cause advertising, according to an article on www.WalletPop.com.
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Pup-Peroni ad appeals to emotions

Del Monte Foods broke its first major ad campaign for the Pup-Peroni brand on January 26, building on the notion that a dog really is a man's best friend, according to an article on www.Brandweek.com.
Del Monte Foods broke its first major ad campaign for the Pup-Peroni brand on January 26, building on the notion that a dog really is a man's best friend, according to an article on www.Brandweek.com.
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VPI taps into show business

 Veterinary Pet Insurance took its walk down the red carpet at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with the debut of the "Pet Pad," a first-time-ever animal awareness experience for celebrity guests attending the annual event.
Veterinary Pet Insurance took its walk down the red carpet at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with the debut of the “Pet Pad,” a first-time-ever animal awareness experience for celebrity guests attending the annual event.
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Washington state petfood tax proposal update

This Thursday, February 5, the Washington House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources is scheduled to hear the bills (SB 5329 and HB 1406) that would impose a fee on petfood of US$57.50 per ton to fund spay/neuter programs in the state...
This Thursday, February 5, the Washington House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources is scheduled to hear the bills (SB 5329 and HB 1406) that would impose a fee on petfood of US$57.50 per ton to fund spay/neuter programs in the state of Washington, according to the Pet Food Institute (PFI).
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Petfood industry has bright future

Dr. Gregory Reinhart, former vice president of research and development at Iams, spoke to the Pet Food Regulatory and Technical Conference in Atlanta, Ga., recently saying the $16.9 billion petfood industry can attribute its ...
Dr. Gregory Reinhart, former vice president of research and development at Iams, spoke to the Pet Food Regulatory and Technical Conference in Atlanta, Ga., recently saying the $16.9 billion petfood industry can attribute its higher-than-inflation rate of growth on product segmentation that tailors petfood products to specific lifestyles/life stages, according to an article posted on www.Feedstuffs.com.
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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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