Purina develops pet brain food; Hoffman named to Tufts vet board; Parnell to add more jobs;

> Purina said it has developed food for middle-aged pets that promotes healthier brain cells to maintain cognitive functions such as memory, social interaction and learning abilities as they enter their senior years. Announcement

> Jean Hoffman, president and CEO of Putney, has been appointed to the Board of Advisors of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Announcement

> Animalytix ($ALX) said it has established a fully redundant technology infrastructure hosted at Cosentry's new data center facility located in Lenexa, Kansas. Announcement

> Parnell veterinary pharmaceuticals says it will add more jobs after receiving a $400,000 grant. Article