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Meet the Industry-13

Pet Practitioners Association Mumbai (PPAM) is organising the ‘Meet the Industry-13’ on 19th December 2021 at Hotel Express Inn, Ghodbunder Road, Thane. Dr Dhananjay Bapat, President, Pet Practitioners Association of Mumbai (PPAM), requests all the PPAM members and vet friends to attend the event with prolific sessions. A very warm welcome and invite to all the delegates at the ‘Meet the…

ZOETIS INDIA LAUNCHES APOQUEL

Zoetis India launches Apoquel–a novel dermatology solution for canine pruritus Zoetis India has recently launched Apoquel (oclacitinib maleate), a novel therapy for the treatment of pruritus (itching) associated with canine allergic dermatitis and clinical manifestations of atopic dermatitis. With this comes a first-in-class treatment choice for veterinarians in South Asia to take care for…

PHD Chamber – UNLEASHING OPPORTUNITIES & KEY CHALLENGES

The Food Processing Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organised a WEBINAR ON PET FOOD INDUSTRY—UNLEASHING OPPORTUNITIES & KEY CHALLENGES. The objective of the webinar was to create awareness about the potential for growth of Pet Food Industry under the Prime Minister's initiative of Make in India and AatmaNirbhar Bharat. The chief guest of the webinar, Dr OP…

Take a step towards making this world a better place

The world has reached a whole new level during this pandemic and its results have been seen in all aspects of life. In times like this we must not turn a blind eye to the plight of our strays. Take a step towards making this world a better place for our furry favourites and come donate towards their next meal! Remember, every little bit counts! Your donation could be the difference between life…

We love, we care, we treat

Here’s the story behind the creation of CPVet. - Dr Ashok Kumar Dr Ashok Kumar, who graduated from Pondicherry Veterinary College, is at the helm of the chain of CPVet hospitals. Recalling his early days, when he was about to finish his college and start veterinary practice, Dr Ashok says, “I thought of going for large animal practice. So I started treating ill cows and buffalos during my visits…

Understanding the bond & making a difference

It’s about understanding the deep connection between people and their pets and striving to provide resources to the veterinarians to help improve quality and extend life and making it easier for pet parents to guarantee the health and wellness of their companion animals. In this respect, here is the insight from two Zoetis veterinarians: Andrea Wright, Director, Outcomes Research &…

Feeding the Brain: Putting Purina’s Nutritional Science into practice

The Purina Institute is committed to advancing nutritional science to help pets live better, longer lives. Representing a diverse team of more than 500 scientists and pet care experts around the world, the Purina Institute will share Purina’s ground-breaking research and the latest scientific findings in pet nutrition so veterinarians and other pet professionals can make nutrition a foundational…

PURINA aims at providing optimal nourishment for pets

For over 120 years, PURINA PETCARE has been providing high quality, accessible and complete nutrition to meet the needs of pets over the world. PURINA arrived in India with the aim of raising awareness about various dietary standards of pet nutrition. Varindra Sewak, Managing Director, PURINA PETCARE, tells DOGS & PUPS about the company’s flagship products and swiftly growing Indian pet…

‘Good nutrition really helps’

Dr Gregg Takashima is a companion animal practitioner and WSAVA Global Nutrition Committee Co-Chair. He is the founder of Parkway Veterinary Hospital in Oregon and works as Series Editor at Clinician’s Brief, a journal for veterinarians. - Dr Gregg TakashimaQ: Tell us about WSAVA Global Nutrition Guidelines. Dr Gregg Takashima: The Global Nutrition Committee (GNC) began in 2010 with the initial…

‘Feeding pets a complete and balanced diet is vital’

Dogs and cats have very different nutrient requirements from people, therefore feeding them typical human diet will not provide adequate nutrition. Therefore it is important for every pet food industry to formulate complete and balanced food in compliance with AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Guidelines. An unhealthy diet increases the risk of many diet-related diseases. - Dr…

Nutrition is holistic science: Happy pet. Happy you

Pets are in the heart of our family, and we love to see our pets happy. That is why making a happy pet is what motivates us to develop the best food for them, as we believe that nutrition is the key to improving and enhancing the quality of life for pets and their families, says Dr Marco Cavazzoni, Scientific Director, Farmina Pet Foods, Milan. Nature is our inspiration, science our method…

‘Professional Wellness for Veterinarians’

‘Shining a spotlight on the personal and professional wellness of those who care for our pets’ –Dr Nienke EndenburgThe objectives of the WSAVA’s Professional Wellness Group The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has recently launched a Professional Wellness Group to help improve the health and well-being of veterinarians, para-veterinarians and all members of the veterinary healthcare team…

‘One Global Voice’

–Dr Shane Ryan (President WSAVA)Q: Tell us about WSAVA’s Vision Statement Dr Ryan: WSAVA’s Vision Statement is: ‘To advance the health and welfare of companion animals worldwide through an educated, committed and collaborative global community of veterinary peers.’ As ‘Global Veterinary Community’ is our tagline, being a part of WSAVA also creates a space in which we can help each other and…

‘Reap the benefits of a global platform’

From a global perspective the world is getting smaller. We recognise that as the world gets smaller there is more connectivity amongst various members and it provides us with a tremendous opportunity –Dr Walt IngwersenQ: What is WSAVA’s goal? Dr Walt Ingwersen: The more individuals get together, learn and share the knowledge the better it is for everybody. There is a popular saying in North…

Record turnout for WSAVA WORLD CONGRESS 2018 in Singapore

More than 3,350 delegates attended the WSAVA World Congress 2018 held in Singapore from 25-28 September, making it the most popular World Congress ever. Veterinarians from over 66 countries participated, with strong attendances from the Asia-Pacific region, including the Philippines, India, Indonesia and Australia. Around 300 vets from India were present at the congress. The WSAVA says the…