Waggin’ Train Tail Waggin’ Jingle Contest

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Five finalists will be flown to Nashville during Country Music Awards Week where they’ll perform their jingles for Adkins at a private event. From now until Sept. 2, America is invited to vote for their favorite entry at WagginTrainBrand.com.

The Power of Pets

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Nashville, Tenn.; Community Dog Walks Will Be Co-Hosted by local YMCAs in Cities across the Country. Mars Petcare announced it will sponsor a series of “Woof Walk” fun runs as part of THE POWER OF PETS™ program for 2011.

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The Power of Pets Initiative

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New York City; Nashville, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn. – Mars Petcare recently launched The Power of Pets! What is The Power of Pets? It’s a great new new initiative to help people live a healthier life! Mars Petcare is collaborating with the YMCA in 5 cities to start, to bring pet-friendly health and physical activity education and programming to communities. For it’s first year the program will premiere in YMCA locations in Washington, D.C.; Chicago; and Portland, Ore.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

At the yearly Meat Marketing conference this summer in Nashville, the industry representatives seemed most worried about negative press concerning animal welfare; the words “global warming” were never even uttered. To the Editor: Re “ From Hoof to Dinner Table, a New Bid to Cut Emissions ” (front page, Dec. 4): There is a solution to at least some of the beef industry’s sustainability woes, and that is to raise cows in a pasture-based system.