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Choosing a Quality Pet Food

Published on November 5, 2015
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Cassie Panning Veterinary Information Specialist With so many different choices of pet food these days it is difficult to know which one is the best.  Shopping for pet food is almost overwhelming when walking down isle after isle of choices.  So how do you know which food is the best one to choose for …continue reading

Helping to Prevent Seasonal Weight Gain in Pets

Published on September 21, 2015
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Cassie Panning, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Have you ever noticed that, just like some people, our pets tend to gain weight over the winter too?  Seasonal weight gain in pets is something that happens to many of our domesticated animals in the fall and winter.  So what causes our pets to gain weight over …continue reading

J.J. Fuds, Inc. Expands Recall of Pet Food

Published on February 6, 2015
Categorized under: Blog,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

J.J. Fuds in Valparaiso, IN is expanding their recall to include all lots and products of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks, Beef Tender Chunks and Duckling Tender Chunks Pet Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and/or Salmonella, organisms which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, …continue reading

Natura Pet Food Recall

Published on November 25, 2014
Categorized under: Blog,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Natura Pet Products has initiated a limited, voluntary recall of certain dry cat and dry ferret food lots produced in its Fremont, Nebraska facility. Due to a formulation error, these products contain insufficient levels of vitamins and excess minerals. Pets can become ill if they lack vitamins for prolonged periods. Early signs of vitamin deficiency …continue reading

Bravo Recalls Chicken and Turkey Pet Foods

Published on September 29, 2014
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Bravo of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands …continue reading

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

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

Nutri-Vet, LLC Product Recall

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

Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, ID is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for Salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact …continue reading

Wildwood Seed & Specialties Bird and Small Pet Food Recall

Published on October 25, 2012
Categorized under: Pet Products,Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Wildwood Seed & Specialties, Monroe, Oregon, is voluntarily recalling a limited supply of their Sleek and Sassy brand bird and small animal foods that contain raw in-shell peanuts. These products contain peanut ingredients recalled by Sunland Inc. due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there …continue reading

Apex Pet Foods Dry Pet Food Recall

Published on May 7, 2012
Categorized under: Product Recalls,Uncategorized

Apex Pet Foods announced today that it is issuing a voluntary recall of all dry dog food formulas manufactured on January 24, 2012. Although there have been no animal or human illnesses related to Apex Dog Food and the product has not tested positive for Salmonella, the company has voluntarily initiated this recall out of …continue reading