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The Science & Dogma of Pet Nutrition with Dr. Richard Patton
Wed, April 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Presented by: Vital Essentials and TrailBlazer Pet Supply
TrailBlazer Pet Supply is excited to announce an upcoming Class, The Science & Dogma of Pet Nutrition brought to you by Dr. Richard Patton, a well known pet nutrition expert! Poor diet can have subtle and slowly evolving ill effects on our pets. Dr. Patton explores a few of the ignored fundamentals right before our eyes.
- Essential ingredients and their primordial foundation
- Basic nutrition requirements
- Wet food vs dry
- Drawback and benefits of raw and natural diets
- The role of behavior–both pet and owner
- An insider perspective of the pet food industry
- The obesity epidemic
Seating is limited, which means tickets need to be purchased in advanced online. Net proceeds will be donated to Chico Humane Society.
Snacks and water provided. Discounts on products offered to all those who attend and everyone who attends will be entered to win a pet care package valued at over $100!
Pet Care Package!
All those who attend are entered to win a free groom for their dog, 2 free nail trims, free treats and a fun new toy!
About Dr. Richard S. Patton
"In over 40 years as an animal nutritionist, Dr. Patton has worked in 25 countries and formulated diets for nearly every kind of animal. Formal study was at Penn State, Purdue and Virginia Tech. He was marketing manager for a company that recycled human food waste to animal feeds and Director of Research for Prescription Diet pet foods. As a consultant based in New Mexico for the past 30 years, Patton has worked for agriculture enterprises, zoos, foreign governments, Fortune 500 companies and local and regional feed mills and pet food companies. An adjunct professor at Penn State for 15 years, he has 25 scientific publications, two patents, one book (pet nutrition) and numerous popular press articles." -from Dogs Naturally Magazine