Articles by Tim Wall

Mars Petcare to close New Zealand cat food factory

Mars Petcare cited a desire to be close to Asian markets and reduce operating costs as the reason for the move.
Mars plans to move production to Thailand. Mars Petcare cited a desire to be close to Asian markets and reduce operating costs as the reason for the move.
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Scientific tip for seaweed palatability in dog food

Scientists compared the palatability of dog kibble made with the seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum to a diet without the algal ingredient.
While high levels of seaweed inclusion reduced dogs’ preference for the kibble, the researchers offered advice for maintaining palatability while using seaweed-based pet food ingredients.
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Jane Goodall’s dog teaches pet food industry humanization

Pet humanization, to put it in companion animal industry jargon, led to revolutionary techniques in wild chimpanzee research and conservation.
Jane Goodall’s childhood pet dog, Rusty, taught her that animals have minds and personalities. The pet food industry can facilitate empathy for wildlife.
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