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A Holiday Wish for All: A Happy, Healthy Life with a Pet

By Sandra McCune, PhD, Scientific Leader, Human Animal Interaction at WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition The holiday season is a time when we often think...
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Pet-Friendly Cleveland, Tennessee: A BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Profile

The next time you’re in Tennessee, be sure to visit pet-friendly Cleveland – and bring your dog! Downtown Cleveland officially kicked off its participation...
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Pet-Friendly Franklin, Tennessee: A BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Profile

Downtown and Main Street organizations across the country that want to make pets welcome have a great model in pet-friendly Franklin, Tennessee. It was...
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Traveling with Pets: 10 Important Things to Consider

By Jessa Paschke, Behavior and Training Specialist It’s holiday season, and that means many of us are getting ready to travel – AAA says more...
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Adapting Urban Environments for City Pets: A Q&A about Pet-Friendly Communities

Pets make cities better. People with pets tend to get more exercise, report less loneliness and stress, and have stronger social ties. So, when...
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8 Tips to Avoid Pet Obesity and Keep Your Pet Healthy

With October comes Pet Obesity Awareness Day, and an important reminder that a healthy weight helps ensure a healthy pet. Did you know that over...
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A Closer Look at Cat People

Cat people can't get enough of their furry friends, and we have the survey data to prove it! Our new survey of 1,000 cat owners...
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A Service Dog Can Change a Life. Here’s What Their Human Partners Wish We...

By Angel May, Corporate Citizenship Lead for Mars Petcare US At Mars Petcare, we talk a lot about how to make life better for pets...
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How the Human-Animal Bond Makes Life Better at Every Age

By Sandra McCune, PhD, Scientific Leader, Human Animal Interaction at WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition Whether it’s your dog bounding toward you, overjoyed that you...
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6 Ways to Start Off on the Right “Paw” When You Adopt a Pet

By Dr. Tiffany L Bierer, Scientific Affairs Manager Congratulations! You’ve made the wonderful decision to adopt a pet. Not only are you giving a loving,...