About the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition

WALTHAM - Bringing the science to life.

WALTHAM®, the world's leading authority on dog care and nutrition

For almost half a century, The WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition has led the world in advanced pet care research. Our scientists collaborate with global scientific institutes and have pioneered some of the most important breakthroughs in pet nutrition. WALTHAM® research in areas such as skin and coat health, energy requirements, immune health, dental health, digestive health, and the human-animal bond is incorporated into Mars Petcare products, such as PEDIGREE® Vital Protection™. Our research has been published in more than 1,500 high-impact publications, where it influences the global pet care industry.

Professional Nutrition

What makes us a leader in dog care and nutrition?

dog care science

Our ongoing investment into dog care and well being provides better and more relevant science.

advanced dog research

We have developed a unique way of working that stimulates innovative solutions to research problems.

nutritionally advanced dog diets

Due to our comprehensive understanding of the dietary needs of different dog breeds, we are uniquely qualified to develop nutritionally advanced dog diets.