and Hills Inc.

San Antonio, TX, United States

and Hills Inc.

San Antonio, TX, United States
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Compositions comprising docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and optionally one or more fatty acids selected from the group consisting of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), arachidonic acid (ARA), linoleic acid (LA), and -linoleic acid (ALA) are administered to felines for preventing or treating feline inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


A method for reducing the quantity of Desulfovibrio and/or Helicobacter spp. in the GI tract of a companion pet which comprises orally administering to the said pet a Desulfovibrio and/or Helicobacter spp. reducing quantity of a fiber or other component.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2017-02-02

The present invention involves methods for improving the quality of the hair of a non-human animal and for increasing the 18-methyleicosanoic acid content of the hair of a non-human animal comprising feeding to the animal an edible composition comprising an effective amount of an amino acid selected from the group comprising isoleucine, threonine, and mixtures thereof.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2016-10-27

The present invention relates to new food compositions, particularly pet food compositions, which are resistant to microbial contamination, and methods for making the same. The compositions comprise an ingredient in an effective amount to impart antimicrobial activity.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2016-12-12

Compositions are provided comprising a balance between lysine and essential amino acids and metabolizable energy. The compositions are useful in methods to prevent or treat obesity in an animal without concomitant loss of lean muscle mass. The compositions may also be used in methods to preserve or to cause a gain in lean muscle mass in an animal in need thereof.


The invention encompasses methods for enhancing the ability of a companion animal resist and/or overcome viral infections. The methods of the invention include an amount of lipoic acid that is effective in enhancing the antiviral immunity of a companion animal.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2017-04-19

Methods for enhancing the quality of life of a senior or super senior animal by feeding the animal a composition comprising at least one omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid and various combinations of amino acids, minerals, and antioxidants in amounts effective to enhance alertness, improve vitality, protect cartilage, maintain muscle mass, enhance digestibility, and improve skin and pelage quality. Changes in expression of genes associated with several biological pathways induced in an animal by feeding it said composition are consistent with an enhanced quality of life.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2016-08-31

The present invention provides a method of diagnosing the existence of a kidney disorder in a feline comprising measuring the level of expression of one or more biomarkers selected from the group consisting of lumican; collagen alpha 1 (III) chain, variant 12; decorin; secreted frizzled-related protein 2; retinol binding protein 5; MMP-2; MMP-7; and MMP-19, in a biological sample from the feline, wherein differences in expression of the one or more biomarkers in the sample relative to a control value for expression in a sample from a normal animal indicate the existence of a kidney disorder; a method of treating a feline so diagnosed; and compositions, reagents and kits for carrying out the specified methods.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2016-11-09

The present invention relates to new food compositions, particularly pet food compositions, which are resistant to microbial contamination, and methods for making the same. The compositions comprise an ingredient in an effective amount to impart antimicrobial activity.


Patent
and Hills Inc. | Date: 2016-06-29

The invention relates to pet food compositions designed to induce the animal to cease feeding upon consumption of the appropriate nutritional amount. The invention further provides methods of inducing satiety response in animals and methods of controlling the amount of food intake in animals.

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