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Nom Nom's R&D team is constantly at work discovering both scientific facts and interesting insights about our furry friends. See what we're up to here!
Bacteria 101: An introduction to the microbes living in and on your pet

Bacteria 101: An introduction to the microbes living in and on your pet

A thriving community of microorganisms live in and on your pet. They come in all shapes and sizes, and inhabit every corner of the Earth. In this article, you’ll learn the basics about bacteria.
Obesity in Dogs: New Findings from Nom Nom

Obesity in Dogs: New Findings from Nom Nom

While the obesity epidemic in humans has garnered its fair share of scientific interest and media coverage, the parallel epidemic in our companion animals has received far less attention.
The Results Are In: Nom Nom’s First Microbiome Study

The Results Are In: Nom Nom’s First Microbiome Study

In one of the largest pet microbiome studies to date, Nom Nom scientists have characterized the bacteria living in pets’ guts in an effort to better understand how these microbes affect your pet’s health.
Do Different Dog Breeds Have Different Personalities?

Do Different Dog Breeds Have Different Personalities?

As anyone who spends time with dogs can tell you, every pup, like every human, has a distinct personality of their own. But do personalities differ across breeds?
Putting the Pro in Probiotic Supplements for Dogs

Putting the Pro in Probiotic Supplements for Dogs

In this new study, Nom Nom’s scientists demonstrate the positive effects of our Full Spectrum Probiotics Blend on a dog’s gut microbiome, and discuss what the implications are for your dog’s health. They have also identified that your dog’s baseline microbiome profile may explain how well they will respond to the probiotic supplementation.
What Are the Most Common Pet Names?

What Are the Most Common Pet Names?

Whether you’re actively seeking inspiration or simply curious about the current pet name zeitgeist, you may be interested in our compilation of the most common names and naming trends in our Nommer database.
Canine Weight Loss — to Diet or Exercise?

Canine Weight Loss — to Diet or Exercise?

A new study from the University of Liverpool showed that diet may be a more efficient approach than exercise for weight loss in overweight dogs.
We've had an exciting summer!

We've had an exciting summer!

Summer 2019 is almost over. We’ve been busy and wanted to fill you in on a couple of exciting recent R&D updates.
Does Your Dog Have Itchy Skin from Allergies?

Does Your Dog Have Itchy Skin from Allergies?

Calling all itchers, scratchers, biters and lickers. Learn about our upcoming study and join Nom Nom's R&D team in the fight against allergies.
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