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Blog: Better with Pets Summit

I was fortunate enough to spend a day being inspired and educated by thought leaders of pet world at the second annual Purina Better With Pets Summit.

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APDT Holds Annual Conference and Trade Show

The conference was held in Hartford, Conn. on October 15-18. Almost 900 training professionals and pet care specialists attended and participated in educational opportunities for a combined total of more than 75 assorted seminars, panel discussions, workshops and day-long certification classes.


Fromm Family Foods Celebrates Growth

Fromm’s Columbus, Wis. Manufacturing facility has unveiled a new production line.


Fetch…for pets! Acquires Bistro Bites

Fetch…for pets! has entered a license agreement with Small Dog Wonders Bakery LLC for their Bistro Bites all-natural dog treats.


Central Garden & Pet Will Not Pursue Proposals

Central Garden & Pet’s Board of Directors unanimously concluded that it will not pursue two proposals received from Harbinger Group Inc.


Kanberra Products Are Now Certified

The Company’s products have been verified by the ATTIA for containing Pure Australian Tea Tree Oil.


New GPS Tracking Device Now Being Crowdfunded

The Pod is a tracking device that uses GPS technology and attaches to a pet’s collar to allow instant location of the animal from a phone. It also tracks their activity and fitness levels.


In Clover Launches New Website

The site has a new look and features easier navigation and updated content.


Nature’s Logic Has New Distributor

Nature’s Logic’s full line of products will now be distributed by Independent Pet Supply of Snohomish, Wash.


Alcott Sponsors ABC’s Dog Obedience Program

Allcott, a Pet Adventures Worldwide Inc brand is now a sponsor of the Animal Behavior College’s Dog Obedience Program.


Halo Sponsors New Crowdfunding Website is a non-profit website focused solely on supporting animal projects


Loving Pets Issues Voluntary Recall

Loving Pets Corporation announced a voluntary recall of Simply Nourish Biscotti with Beef & Sweet Potatoes Dog Treats.


Merrick Mealtime Mayham has Begun

Merrick has kicked off the Merrick Mealtime Mayhem contest on Facebook.


Organizations Provide Funding for Breeder Research

PIJAC, PFI and WPA have funded a research project that will develop new welfare standards for dog breeding.


The Honest Kitchen named “Best Places to Work” for Fourth Year

The pet food company was honored for employee perks, community stewardship.

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