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November 8, 2021, Nutra Ingredients
AnimalBiome Debuts New Products at SupplySide West
AnimalBiome announces a new product, DoggyBiome™ ImmuneShield™ Chews at SupplySide West. It’s a daily chew for dogs with the ingredient EpiCor®, a postbiotic which has been shown to boost the immune system of dogs, reduce skin issues, and improve gut health. Watch the interview with AnimalBiome’s CEO, Carlton Osborne.
July 15, 2021, Cargill
Cargill invests in AnimalBiome to improve the well-being of pets through better gut health
Pet owners and veterinarians increasingly want more options to ensure the health and well-being of pets including a growing interest in allergy and gastrointestinal support, diagnosis and treatments. To accelerate the introduction of new products and insights in the pet microbiome modulation space, Cargill today announced an investment in AnimalBiome, the Oakland, California-based start-up using the latest microbiome science to restore pet digestive and skin issues.
May 12, 2021, Nutra Ingredients
NutraWomen Wednesday: Holly Ganz, PhD, AnimalBiome
Ganz started the company in 2016 after noticing the gap in the market. Today, the company boasts the largest database of cat and dog microbiome samples in the world.
April 22, 2021, Petfood Industry
How to recruit pet owners for dog, cat food studies
As pet owners increasingly demand products formulated to promote gut microbiome health, one group of scientists reviewed previously published research on pet microbiomes and developed recommendations, published in Frontiers of Veterinary Science.
September 17, 2020, Petfood Industry
Testing pet microbiome validates diet marketing claims
As consumer interest in pets’ gut microbiomes increases, pet food companies can gain insight into their products by monitoring the microbiome in feeding trials, Jessica Jarett, computational biologist for AnimalBiome, said.
July 29, 2020, Petfood Industry
Core species of dog, cat gut microbiome identified
Like a happy family in Anna Karenina, one pet biotechnology company found evidence that all healthy dog or cat microbiomes may be alike, or at least similar.
June 18, 2020, The Raw Entrepawneur
The Raw Entrepawneur Podcast: Holly Ganz, PhD, AnimalBiome
AnimalBiome’s Chief Science Officer and co-founder, Holly Ganz, PhD, guests in The Raw Entrepawneur podcast for a two-part interview (S1-6, S1-15). The Raw Entrepawneur presents a raw uncut look at the journey of holistic pet service entreprenuers – their successes and failures. Get insights on how AnimalBiome is creating a positive movement that’s changing the lives of pet owners and their pets.
January 24, 2020, Veterinary Practice News
AnimalBiome earns aces from IVC Journal
A California-based biotechnology company has earned high praises from the Innovative Veterinary Care (IVC) Journal. AnimalBiome is the recipient of IVC Journal’s 2019 Innovation Award for Supplements in the category of “Gut Health.”
September 17, 2019, Pet Food Processing
10 startups chosen for Factory’s first Pet Innovation Challenge
AnimalBiome is all about the gut health of pets and offers microbiome tests and supplements for cats and dogs to address pets with digestive, immune system and skin issues.
September 13, 2019, Science Daily
Microbes Make Chemicals for Scent Marking in a Cat
Domestic cats, like many other mammals, use smelly secretions from anal sacs to mark territory and communicate with other animals. A new study shows that many odiferous compounds from a male cat are actually made not by the cat, but by a community of bacteria living in the anal sacs.
August 28, 2018, SF Business Times
Could an East Bay startup’s ‘poop pill’ reset your pet’s gut?
A handful of companies have focused over the past decade on humans’ gut microbiome, where a balance of bacteria keep us healthy. Now AnimalBiome of Oakland is applying its learnings in cats and dogs.
August 21, 2018, Innovative Veterinary Care
Microbiome Restorative Therapy in companion animals
A procedure in which fecal material is transferred from a healthy individual to the gastrointestinal tract of an ailing individual, MBRT helps balance the microbiome and treat digestive issues..
August 13, 2018, Portland Business Journal
Pet project: Portland-based accelerator taps 6 animal services startups
A new Portland-based accelerator program has revealed the six “growing pet technology ecosystem” companies that will participate in it..
August 02, 2018, Pet Product News
Six Companies Join Mars Petcare’s Accelerator Program
Mars Petcare, Michelson Found Animals Foundation and R/GA Ventures have unveiled the six companies that will participate in the first cohort of the Leap Venture Studio (Leap). AnimalBiome being one of the six.
June 26, 2018, The Guardian
Pet food is an environmental disaster – are vegan dogs the answer?
“Just as in humans, a diverse diet is the route to a healthy gut, and eating the same food all the time means pets are “more likely to develop food allergies.”
May 03, 2018, Gizmodo
I DNA Tested My Cat…?
From bacterial DNA in a poop sample, AnimalBiome will tell you about the microbe makeup of your pet’s gut, along with information about how this impacts digestive health.