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WALTHAM Research Highlights the Influence of  Dietary Protein Levels on Gut Bacteria in Kittens

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Recently WALTHAM undertook a study investigating the impact of diet on the gut microbiome of kittens. When kittens were fed nutritionally complete diets of differing protein content, the bacterial communities within the faeces were significantly different between the two diet groups.

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Spending Time with Your Dog may Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

New research from the University of Maryland, USA, supported by funding from WALTHAM suggests the presence of pet dogs may help to control hypertension in older adults.

The research has been published in Anthrozoös and is available online at: http://bit.ly/1c8ATRQ

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WALTHAM International Nutritional Sciences Symposium (WINSS) 2013

From Petfood to Petcare…Bridging the Gap

Co-sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospital and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition

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International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) Conference 2013

Positive results from three new studies on human-animal interaction (HAI) were presented recently at the triennial conference of the IAHAIO in Chicago, IL. The studies, supported by funding from Mars and WALTHAM, examined how pets impact our physical and emotional well-being and our social relationships and community connectedness.

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