Austin Pets Alive! Jetty Needs an Ultrasound

May 25, 2018 • Jetty Needs an Ultrasound by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Jetty is a senior gentleman who arrived at APA! with a mass on his bladder and covered in lumps. Our APA! Clinic team is concerned that the lumps covering his body may be cancerous, and need to run an […]

4 millennial demands for dog and cat food brands

Millennials demand four things from pet food companies, said Natasha Davis, client service manager for GfK and self-identified millennial, during her presentation at Petfood Forum 2018. 1. Convenience                                                                                                                      “Now what it all boils down to with this group, me and my peers, is that we want convenience, millennials need to buy our pet food when […]

Our Guide to Summer Gear for Dogs

Summer is just about here and that means it’s time for you and your dog to gear up! From the basics like collars and harnesses to specialized stuff like goggles and booties, check out our guide to summer gear for dogs: Essential summer gear for dogs Break-away collar from PetSafe (petsafe.com). 1. Collar (with identification […]

Merrick recalls beef dog treats for thyroid hormone

Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, USA initiated a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties due to the potential that they contain elevated levels of a naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormone, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration. The voluntary recall covers only specific production codes of the following […]

Prins Petfoods opens EduVet veterinary training center

After launching EduPet, an education centre for pet owners and professionals, Dutch pet food company Prins Petfoods in Veenendaal has opened EduVet, a veterinary training center. EduVet brings together several veterinary services that reinforce each other, such as: Training for veterinarians. For almost and recently graduated veterinarians, EduVet offers a special training program to optimize the […]

The Inspiring Story Behind Maja and Rosie

Sometimes you hear about people and dogs and are instantly moved by their story with respect and admiration. That was exactly my reaction when I received an email from Bosnia genocide survivor Maja Kazazic telling me about herself and her Great Dane, Rosie. These two specially abled survivors have a special bond. Maja’s Story Maja […]

5 Dogs Who Look Like Lions

Nicknamed the animal king, lions are one of the most recognized and respected animals. Lions hold positions of respect in our cultures, religions and literature. The lion likeness is prominent in sculptures, on flags, and at the entrance gates of ancient cities and sacred sites. So, it’s not surprising that some dog breeds were developed […]

Raw pet food producer moves to new facility in Canada

Raw pet food company Iron Will Raw Inc. is moving from its Welland, Ontario facility to a food production facility in St. Catharines, Ontario on June 1, 2018. The new facility was constructed to meet federal food safety guidelines set out by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for human food production. The 12,000 square […]

Dutch ingredient supplier acquires grain specialist

Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI) is strengthening its position as a European supplier of grain specialties by acquiring all shares of Unicorn Grain Specialties. The acquisition of the shares, currently held by Nordian Capital Partners, will be completed within a few weeks after obtaining all required regulatory approvals. Unicorn Grain Specialties is a Northern European specialist in unlocking natural […]