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Camping With Dogs

Published on May 31, 2016
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Candi Amundson, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist It is finally here, our 1st family camping trip with our puppy!  I am a medical professional and specialize in toxicology with animals. I am overwhelmed with all the possible things that could go wrong on a camping trip with your pet, but there are many more things …continue reading

‘Tis the Season

Published on December 10, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By: Melanie Jackson Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline The holiday season is in full swing and gatherings are well under way with family and friends alike.  As you trim the tree and decorate your home keep your pets in mind and take steps to keep them safe during the holidays. Each year around …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

Frozen Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Published on June 26, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

The Robert Abady Dog Food Company is recalling some frozen dog food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Pets can become ill after eating this food, and humans can become ill if they handle the food and do not thoroughly wash their hands afterwards. No reports of illness to date have been associated …continue reading

Merit Bird Company, LLC Voluntary Recall

Published on April 22, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Merit Bird Company, LLC of Chatsworth, California is recalling the following items with lot codes; Vitae Cockatiel with Sunflower 2lbs, (#2840081), Vitae Cockatiel with Sunflower 4lbs, (#2840090), Vitae Small Hookbill 4lbs, (#2840225), Vitae Small Hookbill 20lbs, (#2840234), Vitae Hookbill with Sunflower 4lbs, (#2840252), Vitae Large Hookbill 4lbs, (#2840279) shipped between May 2012 to February 2013, …continue reading

Natura Pet Products Expands Voluntary Recall

Published on April 22, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its March 29, 2013 recall of dry pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The expanded recall now includes all dry pet food products and treats with expiration dates prior to and including March 24, 2014. Please see the table below for details of …continue reading

Breeder’s Choice Recalls One Lot of Dog Treats

Published on April 17, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Breeder’s Choice Pet Food of Irwindale, California has has issued a voluntary recall for a single batch of Active Care Biscuits-Healthy Dog Treats due to the presence of mold. The recalled product includes the following information: Breeder’s Choice Active Care Healthy Joint Treats Product Code/SKU/ Material #: BCP-080 UPC Code: 0130104895 Size: 24 ounces Best …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

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

Keeping Pets Safe: Poison Prevention Week

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

For more than 50 years and since its inception by Congress in 1961, the third week in March has been designated as National Poison Prevention Week. This year it falls on March 17-23, and the veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline are urging everyone to remember the four-legged members of the family, as …continue reading