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June 16, 2015

FDA studies implications of raw pet food

Organic fare, specialty diets, and eating raw are some of the top pet food trends, according to The Bark. And while it’s difficult to argue with organic food, or putting Fido on a diet, what about feeding him raw food? Is it safe? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to answer that question via two new studies.

April 17, 2014

Banfield's State of Pet Health 2014 Report highlights prevalence of infectious diseases

The recently released Banfield Pet Hospital State of Pet Health 2014 Report offers a comprehensive analysis of the prevalence of various infectious diseases that affect the nation's cats and dogs. The report analyzed data collected from almost 2.3 million dogs and 470,000 cats that were treated in Banfield's nationwide network of animal hospitals in 2013.

February 06, 2017

Kids prefer pets to siblings

Anyone with siblings may not be surprised to be find that kids have less conflict with their pets than with their brothers or sisters. While many families have pets, there hasn’t been a lot of research done on the importance of child-pet relationships.

January 15, 2018

New study: don't feed pets raw meat

It’s like the paleo diet, only for pets. Grain-free, all-meat, and raw-food diets are hugely popular with pet owners who like the idea of feeding their cats and dogs a diet that’s closer to what their ancestor ate in the wilds. The problem is, there’s no hard, scientific evidence that raw meat–based diets (RMBDs) are any healthier than traditional dry or canned pet foods.

September 02, 2015

Exotic pets in school teach important values

Whether you’re in grade school or veterinary school, September means heading off to class and often leaving beloved pets at home. But a new study shows that having pets—even a fish—in the classroom teaches values that aren’t found in any textbook. The study, published July 22, was sponsored by the American Humane Society in collaboration with the Pet Care Trust and based on nearly 1,200 surveys and interviews with U.S. and Canadian teachers who had a pet in the classroom for at least three months.

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