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Pet Food Recalls February 2013

There have been several recalls this month, and in the past week particularly, so I decided to combine them all into one post so that you can get all the information you need in one spot. Here’s what I’ve found: … Continue reading

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Recall: Nutri-Vet Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

Nutri-Vet has issued a voluntary recall of its Nutri-Vet and Nutripet Chicken Jerky treats due to potential salmonella contamination. According to the FDA report, no pet or human illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled due to the … Continue reading

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Recall: Nature’s Variety Dog Food

Nature’s Variety has recently recalled the following dog foods due to potential contamination with pieces of clear plastic. The affected batch has a “Best if used by” date of 10/04/13 and includes the following: UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 – … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Ate Carrot Cake

Farley is a sweet 1-year-old Goldendoodle that gets to go to work with his owner. One day, a coworker at the office brought in a big fantastic carrot cake to share, but unknowingly set it a little too close to … Continue reading

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Hartz Recalls Chicken-Based Dog Treats

SECAUCUS, N.J., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz ® Chicken Chews™ and Hartz ® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of unapproved antibiotic residue. We are … Continue reading

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Recall: Dog Bullstrips

Carolina Prime Pet Inc., announced a voluntary recall of its Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips due to salmonella contamination. No illnesses have yet been reported, but salmonella can cause serious illness in pets and humans including lethargy, diarrhea, fever, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to Shelter Pets

Over the past several weeks, Trupanion has been doing an in-office pet food drive to benefit the Seattle Humane Society. During this time of year, many people bond together to help feed homeless people and those in need, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Foods: OK to feed to pets?

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there is certain to be begging and puppy-dog eyes from our four-legged friends who pick up on the delicious smells of cooking food wafting through the kitchen. Whether you’re a pet owner who likes … Continue reading

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Recall: Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky Treats

As if there hadn’t been enough scares with jerky treats lately, this recent recall affects a US-made jerky product. Denver’s Kasel Associated Industries has issued a voluntary recall of its 2.5-pound bags of Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky dog treats for … Continue reading

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Infographic: Choosing the Best Dog Food

Our friends at Havahart Wireless have put together a very interesting infographic below about what to look for when selecting a dog food. If you would like to learn more, click on the infographic itself to be taken to their … Continue reading

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