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PFMA supports first ever UK-hosted ESVCN congress

The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) will be hosting a pet food nutrition seminar at the 21st Congress  of the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN).

It is the first time in history that the UK has hosted ESVCN and PFMA will be supporting the event in Cirencester, which takes place 20-23 September.

The PFMA seminar entitled ‘Pet Food Exposed; Behind the Scenes of the Pet Food Industry’, will be held from 0900-13.30 on Saturday 23 September. The programme includes:

  • Determining energy density in pet foods
  • Commercial raw pet food – NEW sector specific guidelines and approaches in different EU countries
  • Feeding ageing pets; the nutritional needs of senior dogs and cats

The presentations will be followed by an interactive round-table discussion.

Michael Bellingham, Chief Executive of PFMA comments: “We’re delighted to be involved in the first ever UK hosted ESVCN Conference. The PFMA seminar explores a number of topics which are very current in the field of small animal nutrition. The session is open to vets, vet nurses, vet students, pet food manufacturers and others in the pet care sector with a specific interest in nutrition.”

The Congress will explore the nutrition of species across the animal kingdom including equine, exotic, farm and small animal. The event has a strong scientific programme with international key note speakers.

For more information on the ESVCN Conference, the PFMA seminar and to register, please visit: https://www.rau.ac.uk/esvcn2017.    

About Sara Cork

Sara Cork
Sara Cork is the editor of Pet Gazette. She has nearly eight years' experience in consumer and B2B titles. Feel free to drop her a line with any stories or feature ideas.

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