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Zoomark International attendance sets records

Zoomark International 2009, the international pet supplies trade show that was held on May 7 through 10, was considered a success with its record-setting attendance this year, according to a Zoomark press release.
Zoomark International 2009, the international pet supplies trade show that was held on May 7 through 10, was considered a success with its record-setting attendance this year, according to a Zoomark press release.
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Maine votes on tax increase for petfood

Maine's Senate Agriculture Committee has passed a preliminary proposal to increase the petfood tax by 1%.
Maine's Senate Agriculture Committee has passed a preliminary proposal to increase the petfood tax by 1%.
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Natura sponsors SPCA-LA award to heroic dog

For saving her family's life in December 2008, Miley has been honored as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles's winner of the 27th Annual National Hero Dog Award, according to a Natura Pet Products press release.
For saving her family’s life in December 2008, Miley has been honored as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles’s winner of the 27th Annual National Hero Dog Award, according to a Natura Pet Products press release.
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Arkansas company offers petfood home delivery

Nature's Select of Northwest Arkansas, a petfood company based in Rogers, Arkansas, USA, delivers petfoods ordered by phone or website to customers' homes in the surrounding counties, according to an article from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.
Nature's Select of Northwest Arkansas, a petfood company based in Rogers, Arkansas, USA, delivers petfoods ordered by phone or website to customers’ homes in the surrounding counties, according to an article from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.
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K9Cuisine.com, WellPet partner in petfood donation

K9Cuisine.com and the WellPet Foundation are each donating 5,000 pounds of dog food to the Pooch Pantry in Mundelein, Illinois, USA, according to an article from www.dogchannel.com.
K9Cuisine.com and the WellPet Foundation are each donating 5,000 pounds of dog food to the Pooch Pantry in Mundelein, Illinois, USA, according to an article from www.dogchannel.com.
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Mars Petcare closes Indiana plant

Due to decreased consumer demand, Mars Petcare is closing its Portland, Indiana, USA, manufacturing plant later this year, according to an article from www.allaboutfeed.net.
Due to decreased consumer demand, Mars Petcare is closing its Portland, Indiana, USA, manufacturing plant later this year, according to an article from www.allaboutfeed.net.
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Menu Foods stocks, sales increase

Menu Foods Income Fund reported its first gain in profits since its petfood contamination lawsuit in 2007, according to a Canadian Press article.
Menu Foods Income Fund reported its first gain in profits since its petfood contamination lawsuit in 2007, according to a Canadian Press article.
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Petfood manufacturers combat price increases

Manufacturers and distributors are between in a difficult position as customers mistakenly blame them for intentionally petfood prices increasing when in reality production costs are going up, according to an article from The Greeley Tribune.
Manufacturers and distributors are between in a difficult position as customers mistakenly blame them for intentionally petfood prices increasing when in reality production costs are going up, according to an article from The Greeley Tribune.
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Petfood manufacturer sponsors vet fund

ZuPreem, an exotic pet and animal food manufacturer, announced the sponsorship of the Ben Cote Veterinary Scholarship Fund in a company press release.
ZuPreem, an exotic pet and animal food manufacturer, announced the sponsorship of the Ben Cote Veterinary Scholarship Fund in a company press release.
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Purina plant uses solar power

Nestlé Purina PetCare officially unveiled and dedicated the company's new solar-panel array May 14 at the company's petfood plant in Denver, Colorado, USA, according to an article from the Denver Business Journal.
Nestlé Purina PetCare officially unveiled and dedicated the company’s new solar-panel array May 14 at the company’s petfood plant in Denver, Colorado, USA, according to an article from the Denver Business Journal.
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