On the 3rd December 2012 BEC presented at the Annual Pet Food Industry Technical Seminar. The event featured several presentations which gave insight and updates in the industry as well as highlighting important aspects of companion animal nutrition. BEC’s presentation dealt with managing obesity in companion animals with the use of Opticell Eubiotic Fibre.
Companion animal obesity is becoming a significant issue in animal health. A study conducted by the University of Sydney has revealed that 33.5% of dogs are overweight and 7.6% are obese from a sample of 2,661.