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This is sponsor content.  Dog ownership in America is more popular than ever, with an estimated 45 million U.S. households currently making room for at least one canine companion. But when it comes to acquiring a dog, only about one out of four owners are choosing to adopt from a shelter. Why? Experts have observed...

This is sponsor content.    Asheville, North Carolina is widely known as one of the most dog-friendly places in America. Dogs have become part of the fabric that makes up the community. Walk down the charming streets downtown and you’ll notice water bowls, specialty pet businesses, dog-friendly bars and cafes, and, most importantly, dogs. Lots...

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  “My life changed forever in the spring of 2012 when I was fortunate enough to come across the most incredible, beloved little puppy,” began Dr. Stan Marks. Bean was a rescue pit bull who was brought to the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital...

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  At the Purina Better With Pets Summit in New York, host John Hockenberry conducted a fascinating interview with Janet Jackson (“the real Janet Jackson,” as he called her) that revealed the latest advancements in canine cognitive health. Janet is a leading member of Purina’s...

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  At the Purina Better With Pets summit, host John Hockenberry introduced speaker Mark Deadrick as a “rocket scientist.” Mark says he’s actually more of a “rocket surgeon” whose San Diego-based company, 3dyn, uses 3D printers to make parts for aerospace companies. Because of his...

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  Rita Garza considers herself very fortunate. In the past 18 months, she has been able to combine her “two passions: improving services and increasing awareness for victims of domestic violence” with her “deep love for animals.” Rita works for Urban Resource Institute (URI) in...

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  When Dan Smith went to work at Purina in St. Louis 27 years ago, he thought, “I’ve always had pets; this’ll be fun.” After he had spent some time at the company in the research and development division, he realized he had found...

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  As the Purina Better With Pets host John Hockenberry said, “she’s a little intimidating.” Fourteen-year-old Brooke Martin is an award-winning inventor from Spokane, Washington, an honor student, the head of a company, and, not incidentally, a poised and passionate speaker. She introduced herself...