With 85 years of experience, our portfolio of almost 50 brands serves the health and nutrition needs of the world's pets – including brands PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, NUTRO™, GREENIES™, SHEBA®, CESAR®, IAMS™ and EUKANUBA™ as well as the WALTHAM Petcare Science Institute which has advanced research in the nutrition and health of pets for over 50 years. Mars Petcare is also a leading veterinary health provider through an international network of over 2,000 pet hospitals and diagnostic services including BANFIELD™, BLUEPEARL™, VCA™, Linnaeus, AniCura and Antech. We're also active in innovation and technology for pets, with WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA testing for dogs, the WHISTLE™ GPS dog tracker, and LEAP VENTURE STUDIO accelerator and COMPANION FUND™ programs that drive innovation and disruption in the pet care industry. As a family business and guided by our principles, we are privileged with the flexibility to fight for what we believe in – and we choose to fight for our Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
Mars Petcare is supporting IPFD as a Contributing Partner through a coordinated effort across four Divisions: Mars Petcare, Wisdom Health, Royal Canin, and AniCura; IPFD is collaborating on the Mars Petcare project, End Pet Homelessness.
For more than 20 years, our scientists and veterinarians have worked to develop the smartest pet DNA tests in the world. Collaborating with leading academic institutions, innovative research labs, and Banfield Pet Hospital™, we’ve made technical advancements to improve test accuracy and speed while minimizing costs for you. Learn More [link to Wisdom Health profile on DWN]
Wisdom Health is an Initiating Sponsor of IPFD’s Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs Initiative. Wisdom Health professionals have contributed to the IPFD International Dog Health Workshops, including a recent virtual workshop on Standardizing Genetic Testing.
Founded in 1968 by the French veterinarian Dr. Jean Cathary, ROYAL CANIN® is a global leader in pet health through nutrition. The mission of the brand is to help to transform the health and well-being of each cat and dog by pushing the limits of nutrition and knowledge in partnership with pet professionals. Thanks to science and observation, for over 50 years Royal Canin has been developing products and services tailored to each cat and dog’s breed, size, age, sensitivities, lifestyle, or daily energy need. Learn More
Royal Canin is a proud sponsor of IPFD initiatives including the International Dog Health Workshops (IDHWs) and the International Collaborative on Extreme Conformation in Dogs (ICECDogs), demonstrating their concern for the health, well-being, and welfare of dogs.
Founded in 2011, AniCura is a family of European animal hospitals and clinics specialized in veterinary care for companion animals. AniCura offers a wide range of high quality medical services covering preventive and basic health care as well as advanced and specialized diagnostics, internal medicine, intensive care, surgery and orthopedics. AniCura also provides rehabilitation, physiotherapy and dietary advice and offers selected pet food and care products. Learn More