Posted: Nov. 20, 2012, 6:40 p.m. EST
PetZen Products, the Ogden, Utah, manufacturer of the DogTread treadmill, announced a partnership today with Fur Fitness under which the companies will create a line of health and fitness solutions for overweight and under-exercised canines.
Fur Fitness, a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., company founded in 2009 by Melissa Morrison, creates custom fitness programs and nutrition plans for overweight and obese dogs.
“We believe that by combining our award-winning fitness products with Fur Fitness’ science-based programs and services we will be able to create a complete package when it comes to educating pet owners on proper exercise and nutrition to achieve maximum health and fitness for their pets,” said PetZen co-founder Krista Wickens.
The DogTread treadmill comes in small, medium and large sizes.
Fur Fitness and PetZen will target family pets, day-care facilities, boarding hotels, veterinarians, trainers and pet stores.
PetZen’s low-profile running platform for dogs was introduced in 2008. Among the company’s other products are indoor fetch toys and a line of Canine Gym Gear that includes the patent-pending four-in-one K9 Fitness Vest
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