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NürnbergMesse expands to North America

NürnbergMesse, a Germany-based trade show organizer, announced the expansion of the company with the opening of NürnbergMesse North America in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, according to the company.
NürnbergMesse, a Germany-based trade show organizer, announced the expansion of the company with the opening of NürnbergMesse North America in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, according to the company.
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Pet market holds up despite economy

Despite the recession, the American Pet Products Assn. estimates Americans will spend US$45.4 billion on pets in 2009, up 5.1% from last year, according to an article from BusinessWeek.
Despite the recession, the American Pet Products Assn. estimates Americans will spend US$45.4 billion on pets in 2009, up 5.1% from last year, according to an article from BusinessWeek.
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Rice enters Japan's petfood market

A rice-based food edible by pets and humans alike has been gaining popularity in Japan, according to an article from the Mainichi Daily News.
A rice-based food edible by pets and humans alike has been gaining popularity in Japan, according to an article from the Mainichi Daily News.
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AVMA and Hill's unite to curb obesity

The American Veterinary Medical Association and Hill's Pet Nutrition teamed up to create a series of short videos addressing pet and owner obesity.
The American Veterinary Medical Association and Hill’s Pet Nutrition teamed up to create a series of short videos addressing pet and owner obesity.
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Canidae plant runs on wind power

Canidae All Natural Pet Foods is going green by manufacturing its Snap-Biscuits and Snap-Bits dog treats at a wind-powered facility in Oklahoma, USA, according to a company press release.
Canidae All Natural Pet Foods is going green by manufacturing its Snap-Biscuits and Snap-Bits dog treats at a wind-powered facility in Oklahoma, USA, according to a company press release.
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Greenies restricted to veterinarians, specialty retailers

Nutro Products Inc. has restricted the sale of Greenies, canine and feline dental chews, to veterinary hospitals and pet specialty retailers, according to a FAQ section on Nutro's website.
Nutro Products Inc. has restricted the sale of Greenies, canine and feline dental chews, to veterinary hospitals and pet specialty retailers, according to a FAQ section on Nutro’s website.
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Mars Petcare expands in New Zealand

Mars Petcare is expanding its work schedule at its New Zealand plant from three shifts into four to handle increased demands in Australia, according to an article by the Wanganui Chronicle.
Mars Petcare is expanding its work schedule at its New Zealand plant from three shifts into four to handle increased demands in Australia, according to an article by the Wanganui Chronicle.
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Nestlé launches first research unit in Japan

Nestlé S.A. announced the launch of the company's first Japan-based research unit for scientific research May 20 in a company press release.
Nestlé S.A. announced the launch of the company’s first Japan-based research unit for scientific research May 20 in a company press release.
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Pedigree donates 500 pounds of petfood

Friday Night Live, a Corning, California, USA, teen group who helps out local seniors, discovered the seniors were sharing part of their Meals on Wheels food with their pets because they could not afford to buy petfood, according to Corning...
Friday Night Live, a Corning, California, USA, teen group who helps out local seniors, discovered the seniors were sharing part of their Meals on Wheels food with their pets because they could not afford to buy petfood, according to Corning Observer.
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PetSmart gets product ideas from consumers

Edison Nation, which works with manufacturers and retailers to find and deploy product innovations, is now taking submissions for pet products from everyday people on behalf of PetSmart Inc., according to an Edison Nation press release.
Edison Nation, which works with manufacturers and retailers to find and deploy product innovations, is now taking submissions for pet products from everyday people on behalf of PetSmart Inc., according to an Edison Nation press release.
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