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Attitudes of pet owners toward pet foods and feeding management of cats and dogs

Kathryn E. MichelDepartment of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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Kristina N. WilloughbyDepartment of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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Sarah K. AboodDepartment of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.

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Andrea J. FascettiDepartment of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.

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Linda M. FleemanSchool of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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Lisa M. FreemanDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536.

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Dorothy P. LaflammeNestlé Purina PetCare Research, Checkerboard Square, St Louis, MO 63164.

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Cassondra BauerDepartment of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.

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Contributor Notes

Dr. Willoughby's present address is The Animal Medical Center, 510 E 62nd St, New York, NY 10065.

Dr. Fleeman's present address is Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

Dr. Laflamme's present address is Nestlé Purina PetCare Research, 473 Grandma's Place, Floyd, VA 24091.

Dr. Bauer's present address is Southwest National Primate Center, PO Box 760549, San Antonio, TX 78245.

Dr. Kemp's present address is Mandeville Veterinary Services, 131 Carlton Ave East, Wembly HA9 8PN, England.

Dr. Van Doren's present address is Laguna Creek Veterinary Hospital, 5060 Laguna Blvd, Ste 129, Elk Grove, CA 95758.

Supported by Nestlé Purina PetCare Research.

Presented in part in abstract form at the Nestlé Purina Nutrition Forum, St Louis, October 2004, and the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition, Baltimore, June 2005.

Dr. Laflamme is employed by the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, and Drs. Michel, Abood, and Freeman serve on an expert advisory council for the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

Address correspondence to Dr. Michel.