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Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Owners should note nutrient data on pet food

October 10, 2009

People should be vigilant on behalf of their animals, a veterinarian says.

Source: dvm360

AVMA, Hill's target obesity in new broadcast

April 25, 2009

National Report -- The AVMA and Hill?s Pet Nutrition have teamed up to create a public service announcement that they hope will spur dialogue on pet obesity between veterinarians and pet owners.

Source: FIRSTLINE

Why senior pets weigh more

April 1, 2009

Extra pounds are extra problems.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Resolved: to educate clients about diet

January 5, 2009

This might be an ideal time of year to talk to pet owners about pursuing a healthier lifestyle for their companions.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

AKC, Pfizer team up to battle pet obesity

July 1, 2008

New York — The AKC Humane Fund and Pfizer Animal health organized a new informational Web site at www.stopcanineobesity.com.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

AVMA partnership promotes obesity awareness

February 1, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association and Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. launched an outreach program targeting pet obesity.

AVMA partnership promotes obesity awareness

January 15, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill. - 1/15/08 - The American Veterinary Medical Association and Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. launched an outreach program targeting pet obesity.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Feline obesity targeted at Nestle nutrition forum

October 19, 2007

St. Louis, Mo. - 10/19/07 - More than 200 attendees from 22 countries gathered at the 2007 Nestle Purina Nutrition Forum, focused on feline health, including obesity and diabetes developments.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Obesity still a top health threat to pets

May 1, 2007

C.A. Tony Buffington, professor of veterinary sciences at The Ohio State University, shares his thoughts on nutrition issues facing pets.

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