Monthly Archives: October 2016

Dogs in restaurants: Fair game or ruff justice?

vivadmin/ October 31, 2016/ News

New research reveals a doggy divide when it comes to allowing man’s best friend into our nation’s eateries. But which side of the fence do you sit on when it comes to allowing pets into restaurants? Do you agree that pets should be allowed in, or do you believe that hygiene should always take priority over companionship?

Registration now open for GEAPS Exchange 2017

vivadmin/ October 28, 2016/ News

Registration is now open for the Grain Elevator and Processing Society’s (GEAPS) 88thInternational Technical Conference and Exposition, or Exchange, February 25-28, 2017 at the Kansas City Convention Centre in Kansas City Missouri.

PFMA hosts seminar at vet show

vivadmin/ October 26, 2016/ News

The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association will be hosting a seminar – ‘The humanisation of pet nutrition: Part of the family but not at the table’ – at the London Vet Show 2016 on November 17.

Blue Buffalo hires new nutrition expert

vivadmin/ October 24, 2016/ News

Blue Buffalo Co. announced that Greg Reinhart, Ph.D., has joined the company as senior vice president, research and development. Dr. Reinhart will lead the Blue Buffalo R&D team responsible for clinical studies, upstream technology development, product innovation and scientific communications.

Nestlé Purina announce commitment to mature pet nutrition

vivadmin/ October 19, 2016/ News

Nestlé Purina is dedicated to improving the lives of pets by providing healthy, 100 percent complete and balanced pet foods backed by our leading science and nutritional expertise and produced using the highest standards in safety and quality. We develop each of our products under the supervision of pet experts.

Russian social media platform expands into the secret lives of pets

vivadmin/ October 17, 2016/ News

A popular Russian social media site is launching a platform where pets – or perhaps their owners – can let the world know what’s going on in their lives. But will this latest whacky internet based idea take off, or will it be the MySpace rather than the Facebook of social meow-dia?

Tetra relaunches its gel fish food

vivadmin/ October 14, 2016/ News

Tetra has refreshed its popular FreshDelica gel food in a newly developed 80g tube for an even easier feeding experience. The new tube packaging is quick and mess-free, offering food which is preserved for up to four weeks after opening without the need to refrigerate.

Solving the problem of your pet’s irritable skin

vivadmin/ October 10, 2016/ News

When a beloved family pet experiences health problems, it can take a toll on the whole family. In some cases, it can take weeks or even months to identify the problem, and more importantly, where the solution lies. In some cases, the answer is as simple as changing what your pet eats.