Thursday, September 28

Southern Institute for One Health One Medicine hosts Shreveport pet product specialist

Highly Favored Creations team interacts with Dr. Renita Marshall in the lab at the SU Agricultural Land-Grant Campus

CEO of Highly Favored Creations Dexter Blanche, explains his plans to Dr. Andra Johnson, Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Development at the LGC 
Baton Rouge, La. (September 28, 2017) - The Southern Institute for One Health, One Medicine (SIOHOM) is an institute that serves as an umbrella organization that promotes interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach/extension to improve the lives of all species—animal, human, and plants. One of the goals is to develop and transfer enhanced health system technologies, with impacts at local, state, regional, national, and international levels.

On September 11, 2017, the institute hosted Highly Favored Creations, a Shreveport-based company that specializes in pet products. The CEO, Dexter Blanche, brought prototypes for two new inventions for pets. One is a pet anti-breeding device (PABS) and another is a dog leash and collar that delivers water to the dog while walking. SIOHOM is in the process of assisting Highly Favored Creations with Phase 1 trials of their new sterile urine collection system. The group also spoke to the Reproductive Physiology class about entrepreneurship and some possible collaborative opportunities on future inventions of animal technology.

For more information, contact Renita W. Marshall, DVM, Veterinarian, Professor, Animal Science, Chair, Agricultural Sciences, and Director, Southern Institute for One Health, One Medicine via email at


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