24 07, 2017

Activ4Pets Finalists in First Ever National "Pet Project" Pitch Competition For Innovations In Pet Industry

2018-08-09T05:12:35+00:00

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SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2017
Pet tech brands, PetCoach and Whistle, today announced the finalists for Pet Project 2017, the first national pitch event dedicated to innovations in the pet industry announced on June 6, 2017.

The inaugural venture program invites entrepreneurs to pitch a new service or product in a private forum for the chance to win a $25,000 “no strings attached” cash prize, and get feedback from industry experts within Mars Petcare and Petco. The 2017 finalists are:

  • Activ4Pets (
Activ4Pets Finalists in First Ever National "Pet Project" Pitch Competition For Innovations In Pet Industry 2018-08-09T05:12:35+00:00
19 07, 2017

How do we Tackle Pet Obesity?

2018-08-13T05:57:20+00:00

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Over the past 20 years, obesity has increased in dogs and cats, despite myriad efforts by veterinarians, veterinary societies, academicians, technicians, drug companies, and entire organizations devoted to the problem (e.g. the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention). The question is: Why? In my experience it is usually down to perceptions of the issue and willingness to change behaviors.

How do we Tackle Pet Obesity? 2018-08-13T05:57:20+00:00
10 07, 2017

Hypothyroidism in Dogs

2018-08-13T06:04:18+00:00

Hypothyroidism refers to the insufficient production of T3 and T4 hormones from the thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped organ located in the neck. This can lead to a decreased metabolic rate in pets – meaning they don’t burn calories as quickly.

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Hypothyroidism in Dogs 2018-08-13T06:04:18+00:00