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FDA Progress Report on Pet Jerky Treats

Published on October 23, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips

Breaking news! FDA releases progress report on jerky treats that have been harming cats and dogs. See this link for specific information for pet owners and specific information for vets (Dear Dr. Letter). While the cause of harm has not yet been identified, there has been a significant decrease in the number of cases since much …continue reading

Pet Marijuana Intoxication on the Rise

Published on September 11, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

On the heels of the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington, last week the Justice Department effectively announced it won’t challenge other states’ attempts to legalize the drug for medical or recreational use. While marijuana is still classified as illegal, eight new federal enforcement priorities were issued that essentially discourage federal …continue reading

P&G Voluntarily Recalls Dry Pet Food

Published on August 15, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date in association with …continue reading

Poisonous Springtime Plants

Published on May 23, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips

By Jessica Remitz, Pet360 As you head into the garden to plant some bulbs or clip some fresh flowers, it’s important to keep in mind some plants and fertilizers can be toxic to your pet in the springtime. We’ve asked Justine Lee, the associate director of Pet Poison Helpline to share some details on potentially …continue reading

Pet First Aid 101

Published on May 20, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Dr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC When it comes to caring for your dog or cat, prevention is the best medicine. So, how do we prevent accidents and emergencies from happening in the first place? Simple steps of prevention like: Keeping your dog on a leash or under strict verbal control (to prevent being hit …continue reading

8 substances that can result in toxicoses in certain species

Published on May 6, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Some toxins are specific to cats, dogs, horses, and ruminants. We’ll break down these eight for you in an easy-to-remember list. By: Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, Adrienne C. Bautista, DVM Pet Poison Helpline 1. Xylitol is a threat to dogs. Xylitol is a natural sugar-alcohol normally found in small amounts in many fruits and …continue reading

Bravo! Recalls Three Raw Frozen Food Diet for Dogs and Cats

Published on April 4, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Products,Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Bravo! is voluntarily recalling three of its raw diet frozen foods for dogs and cats: 5 lb tubes of Bravo! Chicken Balance product item code 21-405 with “best used by” dates of 3-6-15 and 3-12-15; 2 lb Bravo! Chicken Blend product item code 21-102 with the “best used by” date of 3-21-15 and 5 lb. …continue reading

Natura Pet Products Voluntary Recall

Published on March 19, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Natura Pet Products has announced it is recalling four of its most popular brands of dry dog, cat and ferret foods due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria. Brands being recalled include: EVO Innova California Natural HealthWise No Karma, Mother Nature, wet or treat products are included in this recall. No illnesses have been reported …continue reading

Bravo! Recalls 2lb Tubes of Chicken Blend

Published on March 14, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Bravo! is voluntarily recalling its 2 lb tubes of Bravo! Raw Food Diet Chicken Blend for Dogs and Cats, product code: 21-102, batch ID code 6 14 12, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall involves 2 lb. Bravo! Chicken Blend frozen raw diet tubes (chubs) made on June 14, …continue reading

Diamond Pet Foods Voluntary Recall

Published on March 11, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling limited production codes of Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Senior Cat Hairball Management Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Kitten Formula dry cat food, Diamond Naturals Kitten Formula dry cat food and 4health All Life Stages Cat Formula dry cat food. Tests conducted …continue reading