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More brands target owners who like to cook their own dog food
The Wall Street Journal
Feeding the dog with Freshpet dog food is kind of like baking with a cake mix. Dog owners "know they're not quite cooking" when they mash the meat or mix it with kibble, says Scott Morris, co-founder of the Secaucus, New Jersey, company. "But they still feel emotionally rewarded for the effort." That insight is driving a big shift in the way companies are designing food for the nation's millions of dogs and cats.
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FDA approves chewable flea, tick treatment
Pet Age
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Merck Animal Health's BRAVECTO, the first chewable tablets for dogs that has been shown to quickly and effectively kill fleas and multiple tick species for 12 weeks in a single dose. BRAVECTO also is effective for eight weeks against Amblyomma americanum ticks.
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  ProClip Pulse Ion

Andis introduces the convenient, cordless ProClip Pulse Ion clipper. With a rechargeable lithium ion battery that enables up to two hours of clipping, and an adjustable detachable blade, it’s the ultimate tool for grooming on the go. Now also available in pink & purple. To get more information visit our website at www.andis.com.
 


Free report: Product Development — Bringing Science to the Table
SupplySide Animal Nutrition Insights
At the intersection of pet humanization, food safety, sustainability, novel technologies and functional ingredients, the next generation of pet food products is in the works. Learn more in this free report.
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Creating a pond in bloom
Pet Age
It would be hard to imagine a garden pond or water feature without plants. Aside from their obvious aesthetic value, aquatic plants remove nutrients from the water and shade sunlight, both of which deter nuisance algae blooms. They also produce oxygen, which supports fish and balances pH; they provide spawning sites for fish and cover against predators; and help create a natural, balanced habitat.
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How to attract traffic to your website
By Mayur Kisani
It is important for businesses to have a website — and one that works on all devices. After you have your website for your business in place, it's time to think about how it can be used to grow your business. Think of your website as a billboard advertising your business and spreading your message. A website with zero traffic is like having a billboard that is not seen by anyone. So read on to know how to get your website in front of as many relevant visitors as possible, so it can help you grow your business.
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10 things your pets won't tell you
MarketWatch
Owning a pet is a lot more than a walk in the park.
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Good kitty: These 6 'hero cats' saved the humans they loved
TODAY
Tara's daring rescue was remarkable, but she isn't the only feline to save a human from danger or death. Here are five more outstanding examples of kitties coming to the rescue.
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