A professional with 35+ years' experience in companion animal nutrition and petfood remarked recently that trends in our industry are now only three months behind human food trends. Petfood used to follow human food by at least six months, he said.
Undoubtedly, the cycle keeps getting shorter as pets are treated more and more like human family members. It only makes sense for our industry to stay updated on news and information coming out of the human food world -- not to…Continue
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Engagement - the holy grail of the Social Web. Getting 'fans' is one thing, engaging them is quite…Continue
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3 Tips for Finding the Right Pet Sitter
Seeking out a Dallas Pet Sitter can be a tough task for pet owners. Since you simply can’t leave your pet with just any Pet Sitter, there are certain things which you must do in order to pick the right one. Here are three tips for finding the right Pet Sitter:
Review the Pet Sitter’s Qualifications…Continue
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If you have to buy grain ingredients for your company or track the prices of grains and other commodities, you're probably feeling a sense of deja vu. It was just three years ago that we saw prices for corn, wheat and other grains continually rise, forcing the cost of nearly everything higher and significantly impacting the bottom line for every entity in the supply chain.
Well, here we go again. Yet in comparing the "grain crisis" of 2008 to the one to date this year, there…Continue
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As one of the first tangible results from passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the US Food and Drug Administration launched a new online resource earlier this week: essentially a one-stop place to find quite a bit of information about any and all recalls, including of petfood products.
Usually when the cost of production goes up, we simply reflect the increase in our prices. In this economy, that won't cut…Continue