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  • COVID-19 virus replicates in cats, transmits cat-to-cat

    COVID-19 virus replicates in cats, transmits cat-to-cat

    Scientists at the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China directly inoculated domestic cats with high levels of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 disease in humans. The scientists conducted similar experiments with dogs, pigs, chickens, ferrets and ducks. The virus could replicate in ferrets and cats, and could transmit from… Original Source link More

  • Improving pet well-being and owner satisfaction

    Insight & Trends from Global Pet Expo 2020 Sponsored content Global Pet Expo is the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market. More than 1,000 companies exhibit and the New Products Showcase highlights 3,000 of their newest lines, providing a one-stop location for attendees to preview […] More

  • Strategies for improving pet food palatability, quality

    Achieving the ideal protein balance in pet food Sponsored content The “ideal protein” can be defined as one that provides an exact balance of amino acids, without deficiencies or excess, to meet the requirements for optimum animal performance, maintenance and maximum protein deposition. This concept is widely used to formulate poultry and swine diets and […] More

  • Strategies for improving pet food quality, nutrition

    Achieving the ideal protein balance in pet food Sponsored content The “ideal protein” can be defined as one that provides an exact balance of amino acids, without deficiencies or excess, to meet the requirements for optimum animal performance, maintenance and maximum protein deposition. This concept is widely used to formulate poultry and swine diets and […] More

  • Combating oxidative stress in companion animals

    Combating oxidative stress in companion animals

    Sponsored content by Tree Top Ingredients   Companion animals form an integral part of family life and have much more in common with their pet parents than shared social activities and mutual affection. As they get older, pets can experience some of the same types of age-related health problems as humans. And these health issues […] More

  • Scotch whisky co-product feeds algae for pet food omega-3

    Scotch whisky co-product feeds algae for pet food omega-3

    Leftovers from Scotch whisky distillation got another shot as nourishment for algae that scientists processed into a pet food ingredient. Algae grown on pot ale, a co-product of the liquor industry, could replace fish as a source of omega-3 fatty acids in both human and pet food, with potential ecological and economic benefits. Edinburgh-based MiAlgae […] More