January 23, 2018

AFB Educates the Next Generation of Veterinarians on the Importance of Palatability

Author: John Vergeer

​Pet food nutrition and pet food palatability might seem unrelated, but they indeed are strictly connected. Even veterinarians – especially those early in their careers – might well be nutrition experts, but their palatability knowledge can be rather limited. That’s why AFB International was happy to accept an invitation to hold a half-day seminar on this subject to advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of the Veterinary Medicine Faculty in Teramo, Italy.

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January 8, 2018

Expanding the AFB Footprint

Author: Alberto Lusa

​At AFB, we’re on a global mission to help pet food companies produce the highest performing, most desirable products that they can. So, of course we were going to attend the first annual Foro Andino pet food forum in Bogotá, Colombia, this past November.

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December 1, 2017

DO DOGS HAVE FEEDING PERSONALITIES? SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATING PET PARENT REPORTS OF DOG FEEDING STYLES

Author: Jill Villarreal

​We wanted to see what scientific merit there is to anecdotal accounts of correlated feeding behaviors in the home and then explore what possible implications that can have for our customers. Jill Villarreal, Director of Applied Behavior Research, partnered with Dr. Bronwyn H. Bleakley of Stonehill College to conduct the appropriate research.

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