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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: DVM Newsmagazine

3 firms, executives indicted in pet-food case

February 8, 2008

National Report - 2/8/08 - A federal grand jury indicted two Chinese firms, an American firm and their principals on multiple counts related to tainted pet foods that sickened or killed perhaps thousands fo pets last year and triggered the largest pet-food recall in the nation's history, involving some 150 brands or about 1 percent of the total pet-food supply.

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

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.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

FDA approves first drug for canine obesity

February 1, 2007

New York — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first drug for managing canine obesity, a common health-threatening condition in millions of dogs in the United States.

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