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Nutrition tops 1,001 cat owners’ topics for vet questions

Three in five cat owners do not take their cat to the vet on a regular basis.
Nutrition is the number one topic that cat owners want to talk about with their vet, according to a survey by Royal Canin of 1,001 cat owners. When cat owners pay attention to cat health, it may increase the market demand for specialized cat foods, such as weight-control and dental health.
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586 dogs’ nutrition needs analyzed by scientists

Certain breeds eat more energy, but lifestyle should guide pet food choices.
Particular dog breeds ate more calories to maintain their body weights than others in a recent study of 586 dogs’ daily metabolizable energy intake. Pet food manufacturers can use this research to guide their formulation of lifestyle- and breed-specific dog foods.
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