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Planning for 2009 H1N1 Influenza: A Preparedness Guide for Small Business    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Small businesses play a key role in protecting employees' health and safety as well as limiting the impact to the economy and society during an influenza pandemic. Advance planning for pandemic influenza, a novel infectious disease that could occur in varying levels of severity, is critical. MORE

Can a business watch help your business?
Business Know-how    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
"Business safety and crime prevention should be every business owner's and employee's concern no matter how small or large the business is," Officer Angie Echtenkamp explains. "A main component of the Business Watch program is developing a communication network for which businesses can share and update each other on issues effecting the safety and well being of their business." More
Boehringer adding to animal drug business
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The deal, which is expected to happen early in the fourth quarter upon receiving anti-trust clearance, would allow Boehringer Ingelheim to buy a significant portion of the Fort Dodge product portfolio in several countries and manufacturing and research facilities in Fort Dodge, Iowa. In the United States and Canada, Boehringer Ingelheim would own and market Fort Dodge's pet and cattle vaccine lines as well as a wide range of pharmaceuticals for pets, cattle and other species, in addition to several swine vaccines in Canada. More

What you should know about Canine Influenza
My Seattle Pets Blog    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The canine influenza virus (CIV) behaves much like a human virus, causing widespread illness. Although this virus is rarely fatal, transmission is rapid between dogs in shelters, pet stores, veterinary clinics, and boarding facilities. Unlike the human virus, there is no "flu season" for dogs and the disease is highly transmissible the entire year. All dogs are susceptible and because it is a new virus, minimal immunity exists at this point. More
Purina picks Berkshire unit as pet health insurance underwriter
The St. Louis Business Jouranal    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A Nestlé Purina PetCare Co. subsidiary that sells pet health insurance has hired a subsidiary of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway as its new underwriter. PurinaCare Insurance Services Inc., led by President and Chief Operating Officer David Goodnight, has selected Central States Indemnity Co. of Omaha, Neb., as the new underwriter of its pet health insurance policies. More
Petco aims to teach proper pet nutrition with new campaign
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Petco has launched an educational campaign on pet nutrition for both consumers and its staff. The national campaign is designed to narrow the gap between pet owners' desire to feed their pets healthy food and their ability to understand and meet their pets' nutritional needs, according to the San Diego-based company. More
Pampered pooches give recession the paw
The Tennessean    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
10 a.m. - hair coloring and French manicure; 1 p.m. - yoga; 3 p.m. - massage; 5 p.m. - relax and nibble on bonbons: The life of a dog diva in Nashville is beginning to look as fabulous as its owner's. The luxury pet industry has continued to grow despite the recession because owners consider their pets to be family, according to Bob Vetere, president of American Pet Products Association. More
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