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Waltham: The science behind our brand
At Mars we love pets

The WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition is the hub of our long term global research activities, where we work with dogs, cats, birds, fish and horses. In collaboration with global scientific institutes, our unique team of carers, scientists and research staff supports leading Mars Petcare brands.

Our unique approach to pet nutrition

Our team has pioneered some of the most important breakthroughs in pet nutrition, and has shared the results of the Centre’s research via more than 1,500 publications, and regular communication with scientific and pet care communities.

By developing products that constantly improve nutrition and care, we help the world’s pets to live healthier and happier lives.

Why is Waltham® the world’s leading authority on pet care and nutrition?

Because our science cares…

  • Our investment into pet care and wellbeing provides better and more relevant science
  • Because our way of working stimulates innovative solutions to research problems
  • Because our research is published in high impact journals
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