Nestle Purina Better with Pets Summit

This week started with a quick trip back to the Big Apple for the 3rd Annual Purina Better with Pets Summit!  Pet bloggers, lifestyle bloggers and industry professionals came together at the brand new Brooklyn Expo center.

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The format of the event this year was different from the last 2 events I have attended. The format this time focused more interactivity, with breathtaking educational exhibits and even a kitten play area.  The first panel discussion was especially interesting, discussing the way Millennials are changing the view of cat ownership. NYC’s Meow Parlour cat cafe owner Christina Ha shared some of her first hand learnings about this new wave of fostering and adoption trend.


One of my favorite speakers from last year, Dr Arleigh Reynolds was back! He is Purina’s Senior Research Nutritionist. He spoke of the program for youth and dogs he spearheads in Alaska and the amazing impact it has in the community.  Dr Reynolds is soft spoken yet assertive, the perfect pack leader!

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A huge thank you to the Purina team for making the event an epic success and bringing us together to learn why life is truly Better with Pets.