Pets II Feature Package

May 15, 2013, 05:05 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Pets and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

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This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2013 are features on:

Package Name


Distribution Date

Books & Authors II


May 16

Food & Beverage II


May 22

Business II


May 30

Tech II


June 5

Father's Day


June 6


Pets II Feature Package

1. Overweight Owners Lead Pets to Obesity

WORCESTER, Mass., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard French, DVM, M.S., Ph.D., Dean of Animal Studies and Allerton Chair of Animal Health Sciences at Becker College is urging pet owners to pursue healthy lifestyles. The bond between human owners and their pets may be affecting the health of both, he says, especially when it comes to diabetes, high blood pressure, and other illnesses associated with obesity.


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