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Being raised with pets may make you a howling success

Being raised with pets may make you a howling success

A Banfield Pet Hospital survey says there is a correlation between pets and professional achievements. Among the findings, 93 percent of high-level U.S. executives grew up with a pet, with 78 percent attributing their career success in part to owning a pet as a child.

Petco banning artificial ingredients in the food it sells

Petco banning artificial ingredients in the food it sells

Petco says it will become the first major pet food retailer to stop selling food and treats containing artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. The company hopes to completely remove dog and cat foods and treats with artificial ingredients from store shelves and online by next May.

SAGE partners with a health-care investment fund to expand its doctor-led model

SAGE partners with a health-care investment fund to expand its doctor-led model

SAGE Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care and Chicago Pacific Founders Fund are working together to expand SAGE’s doctor‐led, medicine‐first care model. The deal is expected to allow SAGE to expand access to care and accelerate the next phase of its growth strategy.

Trupanion partners with VetMedTeam to provide free CE course

Trupanion partners with VetMedTeam to provide free CE course

Pet insurance company Trupanion is sponsoring a free CE course through VetMedTeam. Led by Blue Heron Consulting’s CEO, Stith Keiser, the course is designed to educate members on manager training, leading a team, overseeing human resources, marketing, client experience, and more.

V Foundation announces grant-making program for canine oncology research

V Foundation announces grant-making program for canine oncology research

The foundation says the grant-making program will accelerate research in the field of canine comparative oncology, enabling researchers from human and veterinary medicine to explore new cancer therapies. V Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 for canine comparative oncology through over the past three years.