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Canines & Cocktails – Grain-Free & Heart Disease

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


UPDATE: Due to the current circumstances surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19, we will be hosting this event Live on Facebook.

You asked us to address grain-free kibble and heart disease (DCM) issues, and we listened. This time we’re bringing in an expert from the big leagues! We’re excited to welcome Board-certified Companion Animal Nutritionist Ryan Yamka, PhD, MS, MBA, FACN, PAS, Dipl ACAS for our next edition of Canines & Cocktails!

What: Grain-Free & Heart Disease (DCM)and Nutrition Considerations for the Aging Canine
When: March 26th, 7-9PM
Where: Facebook Live

Dr. Ryan Yamka earned bachelor’s degrees in animal science and biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, followed by a master’s degree and doctorate in animal science (canine nutrition) from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Baker University. He started his career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition in research and product development. Yamka also worked for Hartz Mountain Corp. as senior director for nutrition and wellness and as senior VP of R&D for Blue Buffalo. In 2016, Yamka founded Luna Science and Nutrition. In 2017, he co-founded Guardian Pet Food Company. He is board certified with the American College of Animal Sciences (Dipl. ACAS) in nutrition and a fellow of the American College of Nutrition (FACN).

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March 26
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


NorthPoint Pets & Company
943B South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
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