Bioguard is Among the Top International Authorized Brands in Taiwan

The Bioguard Corporation is among the Top International Authorized Brands during the Third Golden Boat Awards in Taiwan on July 2021. In recognition of the winners, President Tsai Ing-wen congratulates the award-winning companies for serving as models of corporate innovations and sustainable operations. On September 23, 2021 at the Presidential Palace, the president delivered her…

Dr. Brenda Bonnet

Veterinarian: Banning brachycephalic breeds is unrealistic

Dr. Brenda Bonnett Welfare advocate argues complex issue needs multipronged approach. As chief executive of the International Partnership for Dogs, an organization with a mission to enhance canine health and welfare, I read with interest the article ” Calls for bans on breeding short-nosed dogs gain momentum ” published last month by the VIN News…

British, Canadian veterinary giants merge

Ross Kelly IVC Evidensia practice count rises to 2,000 with purchase of VetStrategy Britain’s IVC Evidensia, the world’s second-largest owner of veterinary clinics, will soon be larger still with a major move into North America that lifts its global clinic count to about 2,000 across 17 countries. The agreement to acquire Canadian chain VetStrategy, for…

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Demand for organic cat food may rise through 2031

by: ALYSSA HARDT The demand for nondiscretionary and discretionary cat food products is increasing as well as cat ownership Adapted from a press release: As per Future Market insights (FMI), the global market for cat food is anticipated to surpass a valuation of US$65.2 billion by 2031 in comparison to the valuation of US$40.78 billion  registered in…

Veterinarian: Banning brachycephalic breeds is unrealistic

As chief executive of the International Partnership for Dogs, an organization with a mission to enhance canine health and welfare, I read with interest the article “Calls for bans on breeding short-nosed dogs gain momentum” published last month by the VIN News Service. The IPFD has been creating resources on the brachycephalic issue for many years, on…

FDA wants your thoughts on pet food oversight

Agency schedules session to hear opinions about its approach August 27, 2021 (published) Edie Lau A lot is happening in the world of pet food, what with contaminated kibble recalls, suspicions that some dogs are dying of a heart condition because of what they’re fed, mounting evidence about the risks of feeding raw meat, and an ongoing mystery related to jerky treats.…