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Jun 10, 2024

New Research Reveals 82% of HR Pros Believe Pets Play Positive Role in Employee Mental Health

OnePack Plan, a leading group pet insurance product offered by PetPartners, and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) have announced the results of a survey analyzing the perception of pets and pet-friendly policies in the workplace. Surveying 1,021 HR professionals across the United States and Canada, findings demonstrate pets and pet-inclusive benefits at work have a […]

Apr 5, 2024

Central Bark Continues Franchise Expansion with Dog Day Care Center to Open in Poughkeepsie, NY

Central Bark, a premier whole dog care franchise and industry pioneer, recently announced it is continuing its aggressive national expansion with its soon to open first location in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York. Leading Central Bark’s expansion into the Hudson Valley is the husband-and-wife team of Denise and Ron Donofrio. After their 30-year career […]

Mar 6, 2024

Study Reveals Insect-Based Diet Improves Canine Oral Health, Reduces Bad Breath

A recent study published in the Journal of Insects as Food and Feed into the impact of insect ingredients in dog food has reported positive effects on dental health. Volatile sulfur compound (VSC)-producing bacteria in the dental plaque were reduced and beneficial bacteria such as Moraxella were increased in saliva microbiota. The study, conducted with […]

Mar 24, 2014

Hanging Tough

Despite many choices, product innovation chew-proof toys can be a tough sell for retailers.