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Evolve, Sportsman’s Pride And Triumph Dry Dog Foods Recalled Due To Elevated Levels Of Vitamin D

Sunshine Mills, Inc. is voluntarily recalling select products of Evolve® Puppy, Sportsman’s Pride® Large Breed Puppy and Triumph® Chicken and Rice Dog Food due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. When consumed at very high levels, Vitamin D can lead to serious health issues in dogs. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Sunshine Mills, Inc. of Red Bay, Alabama View all Recalled Photos Brands:  Evolve® Puppy, Sportsman’s Pride®  and Triumph® Recalled products: Here is the information on the recalled products: Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food Size: 14-pound bag UPC: 0-73657-00862-0 Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy[…]Read More…

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Obedience Training For Older Pups

By the time he is six months old, a puppy has learned the rudiments of good behavior. He’s been housebroken for some time. He’s learned, let us hope, that it’s against the rules to jump up on beds, sofas, chairs or people. He responds – well most of the time – to such words as “no,” “come”, “down” and “quiet”. He knows what “good dog” and “bad dog” mean, and he’s a little bit of both. Now, at somewhere between 6 and 9 months, it’s time for the puppy to progress into regular obedience training. Don’t skip this part of[…]Read More…

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Why You Should Adopt A Pet From A Shelter

Every so often, a shelter in any community gets ready for an adoption promotion. While shelters also raise funds throughout the calendar year, what is raised is rarely sufficient. Thus, adoption events. According to the Humane Society Of The United States, Each Year, 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in the United States, simply because too many pets come into shelters and too few people consider adoption when looking for a pet. The number of euthanized animals could be reduced dramatically if more people adopted pets instead of buying them. If that is not enough reason why you[…]Read More…

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe on Your Deck

The summer heat is here and our decks are ready for family, friends, sunbathing, barbeques, and of course, hanging out with our pets! While our pups love watching us barbeque on the deck or our cats enjoy basking in the sun, as pet owners we need to make sure they are completely safe. As amazing as our decks are, they can be dangerous. However, danger can be easily prevented! Let your dogs and cats be protected and happy this summer with these tips to keep your pets safe on your deck! Tip 1: Check the deck’s temperature Whether your deck[…]Read More…

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Voluntary Recall Of Dave’s Pet Food ‘Beef Canned Dog Food’ Due To Elevated Thyroid Hormone

June 13, 2018 – Dave’s Pet Food of Agawam, MA is voluntarily recalling one lot of ‘Dave’s Dog Food’ 95% premium beef cans due to potentially elevated levels of beef thyroid hormones. When dogs have consumed high levels of beef thyroid hormone, they may show these symptoms: restlessness, increased heart rate, increased thirst, increased urination frequency and weight loss. These symptoms may resolve when the consumption decreases. When a dog consumes High levels of beef thyroid hormone over a long period of time the following symptoms may also be visible: labored and rapid breathing, vomiting, diarrhea. You should contact your veterinarian[…]Read More…

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Merrick Pet Care Recalls Merrick Backcountry and Castor & Pollux Good Buddy Treats

May 23, 2018 – Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is voluntarily recalling some of their varieties of dog treats because they might have elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone. When dogs have consumed high levels of beef thyroid hormone, they may show these symptoms: restlessness, increased heart rate, increased thirst, increased urination frequency and weight loss. These symptoms may resolve when the consumption decreases. When a dog consumes High levels of beef thyroid hormone over a long period of time the following symptoms may also be visible: labored and rapid breathing, vomiting, diarrhea. You should contact your veterinarian[…]Read More…

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OC Raw Dog Recalls Freeze Dried Sardines Because Of The Potential To Cause Botulism

April 20, 2018 – OC Raw Dog, LLC of California is recalling its OC Raw Dog Freeze Dried Sardines product because of the potential to cause botulism. The fish have exceeded the FDA compliance guideline for fish larger than 5 inches. The FDA has determined that salt-cured, dried, or fermented un-eviscerated fish larger than 5 inches have been linked to outbreaks of botulism poisoning between 1981 and 1987 and again in 1991. Because OC Raw Dog Freeze Dried Sardines are larger than 5 inches there is a possible health risk. Botulism is a deadly disease caused by a toxin-producing bacterium known as[…]Read More…

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Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food Recall

April 16, 2018 – Carnivore Meat Company is voluntarily recalling two of its Vital Essentials freeze-dried dog foods because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI Recalled products: Affected products can be identified by comparing the following lot numbers and best by dates: “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Toppers, 6 oz. poly bag” with “Lot #13815, Best by 06/01/2019,[…]Read More…

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K9 Natural Ltd Voluntarily Recalls Imported Dog Food Due To Listeria

April 14, 2018 – K9 Natural Ltd is voluntarily recalling 4 batches of its K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast, which were imported into the US in June 2017, due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk after handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: K9 Natural Foods Ltd is a New Zealand-based company. Images related to the recall are as follows: Recalled products: The recalled products are as follows: 11 lbs[…]Read More…

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Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls Raw Frozen Dog Food Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

March 3, 2018 – Steve’s Real Food is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe due to possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah Recalled products: 5lb. Frozen Turkey Nuggets, made by Steve’s Real Food with the UPC code  6-91730-15303-8, Lot # E 178 and the best by date of 9/27/18. Notes: So far, there has been[…]Read More…

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Northwest Naturals Dog Food Recall Due To Listeria

February 25, 2018 – Northwest Naturals voluntarily recalls 5 lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk after handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterwards. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon   Recalled products: The recalled product is packaged in 5lb frozen chubs labeled Chicken and Salmon Dog Food with a UPC code of 0 87316 38440 6 and a product best buy date code of 15[…]Read More…

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TruPet Voluntarily Recalls TruDog Pet Treats

February 24, 2018 – TruPet, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” pet treats due to salmonella contamination. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: TruPet, LLC of Milford, Ohio Recalled products: Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats which can be identified by comparing the following name and number: “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” with “Lot # 20190514 13753”. The products in question were distributed[…]Read More…

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Carnivore Meat Company Recalls Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food

February 24, 2018 – Carnivore Meat Company voluntarily recalls 73 cases of Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entree because of salmonella contamination. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI Recalled products: This voluntary recall is only limited to the following product listed below: One pound bag of Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs with the Lot #13753 The product in question[…]Read More…

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J. M. Smucker Company Withdraws Multiple Dog Food Brands Due To Pentobarbital

February 16, 2018 – J. M. Smucker Company has initiated a voluntary recall of numerous cans of wet dog food due to the presence of low levels of euthanasia drug, pentobarbital. Oral exposure to pentobarbital can cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, nausea, nystagmus (eyes moving back and forth in a jerky manner), inability to stand and coma. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: The J.M. Smucker Company of Orrville, Ohio Recalled products: The recalled products include canned dog food from the following brands: Ol’ Roy Skippy Gravy Train Kibbles ‘N Bits Impacted product[…]Read More…

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Arrow Reliance Inc. (ZooLogics Pet Food And Darwin’s Natural Pet Products) Investigated by FDA

February 13, 2018 – FDA and Washington Department of Agriculture is investigating Arrow Reliance Inc. for a string of Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes contamination in raw pet food manufactured by companies like Darwin’s Natural Pet Products and ZooLogics Pet Food. From October 16, 2016 to February 10, 2018 there has been numerous salmonella and listeria contamination recalls of raw food from the same companies. The latest of these recalls was made on February 10 2018 where Arrow Reliance (Darwin’s Naturals) recalled ZooLogics Duck with vegetable meals for Dogs (lot # 41957) and Zoologics Chicken with vegetables meals for dogs (lot # 41567)[…]Read More…

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Redbarn Pet Products Recalls Dog Chews Due To Salmonella

February 10, 2018 – Redbarn Pet Products voluntarily recalls a single product, Redbarn Natural 7 inch Bully Stick Dog Chews 3-pack, due to a potential salmonella contamination. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Redbarn Pet Products, LLC of Long Beach, CA Recalled products: A single product, Redbarn’s 7-inch Bully Stick three pack, is being voluntarily recalled by the company. The recalled product comes in 2.4-ounce green plastic bag as[…]Read More…

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Smokehouse Pet Products Recalls Beefy Munchies Due To Salmonella

UPDATE: Feb 15, 2018 – This recall of Smokehouse Pet Products has been expanded to include all “Beefy Munchies.” February 9, 2018 – Smokehouse Pet Products is recalling 4-oz bags of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella was found during a routine testing by a Colorado Department of Agriculture. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc.[…]Read More…

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Raws For Paws Recall Turkey Pet Food Due To Salmonella

February 9, 2018 – Raws For Paws of Minneapolis, MN is recalling chubs (sealed plastic tubes) of Ground Turkey Pet Food because of potential salmonella contamination. Approximately 4000 pounds of 5 lbs and 1 lb chubs, packaged in regular Turkey Pet Food cases and Pet Food Combo Pack cases, are being recalled by the company. The products in question were distributed to consumers throughout Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin directly and through online mail orders. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly[…]Read More…

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Dog Food Recall By JustFoodForDogs

January 15, 2018 – JustFoodForDogs, LLC of Los Alamitos, CA has announced in a company letter to customers that they are voluntarily recalling specific JustFoodForDogs products due to a potential contamination with bacteria ‘Listeria monocytogenes’. The preliminary testing revealed that an ingredient used to make the products, human-grade green beans, may have been contaminated with the bacteria. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  JustFoodForDogs LLC of Los Alamitos, CA Recalled products: Only the following products are affected by this recall till today: JustFoodForDogs Turducken with Batch dates 11 01 18 to 12 31 18 Beef and Russet Potato with[…]Read More…

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7 Things We Do to Dogs That They Absolutely Hate

We as humans have several ways we show our pets love. Whether it be extra play time each day, a snuggly place to sleep or their favorite treats, we eagerly want to pamper our pets. Unfortunately, there are some actions that we perceive as showing affection which can sometimes turn Fido off; he’s just too polite to say so. Check out the 7 things we do to dogs that they absolutely hate. You will be surprised. # 1. Over Exuberant Hugging Although your canine companion may tolerate hugs from you, he may not be so receptive to those tight squeezes[…]Read More…

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How To Measure Your Dog For A Collar?

Dogs vary in shape and size depending on their breeds. A dog’s neck also varies in shape and size individually, with age and also according to the breed. When you are buying a collar for your dog, you need to measure the circumference of your pet’s neck. However, in doing so, there are some things you have to keep in mind. This is a general piece of advice on how to properly measure your dog’s neck before you buy a collar. The size of the collar is more important than the color or even type of the collar. Remember, if[…]Read More…

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United Pet Group Voluntarily Recalls Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products Due To Chemical Contamination

June 10, 2017 – United Pet Group Voluntary Recalls Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products for Dogs Due to Possible Chemical Contamination. These rawhide dog chew products were distributed online and to retail stores in the US. The recall was initiated after United Pet Group found out that some of the rawhide chew manufacturing facilities in Mexico, Colombia and one supplier from Brazil were using the Quaternary ammonium compound mixture to aid in the process of the manufacture of the rawhide chews. Quaternary ammonium compound is an anti-microbial chemical which is approved in the US for cleaning the food processing[…]Read More…

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Smallbatch Pets Recalls Frozen 2lbs Chicken Blend For Cats And Dogs Due to Salmonella

May 5, 2017 – Smallbatch Pets Inc. is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of frozen 2lbs chicken blend for dogs and cats due to potential salmonella contamination. Salmonella can affect animals eating the contaminated products and humans are also at risk when handling the products, especially if you don’t wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterward. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Smallbatch Pets Inc. of Portland, Oregon Recalled products: The 2-pound bags of recalled products were sold frozen and distributed to retail pet food stores in the states of: California Colorado Oregon Washington The recalled products have the[…]Read More…

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Why Hypoallergenic Small Dogs Are Best For Allergy Sufferers

Hypoallergenic dogs are more popular than ever before. From the white house to local pet lover’s house, everyone is talking about hypoallergenic dogs. What are hypoallergenic dogs? The common misconception is that hypoallergenic dogs are totally allergy free. The fact of the matter is, they are the breed of dogs that produce fewer allergens but are not totally allergens free. There are no dogs that are truly one hundred percent hypoallergenic. Not yet anyway 🙂 All allergists and vet dermatologists agree that cross breeding of dogs to produce true hypoallergenic ones have not been totally successful. Another common misunderstanding.. Another common[…]Read More…

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Party Animal Recalls Cocolicious Canned Dog Food Due To Pentobarbital

April 17, 2017 – Party Animal Inc. recalls specific lots of its Cocolicious Canned Dog Food due to some varieties being tested positive for the euthanasia drug, pentobarbital. This is another one of the pentobarbital contaminations we have seen in our pet’s food in recent months, leaving us wondering how safe is the food we feed our beloved pets. Oral exposure to pentobarbital can cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, nausea, nystagmus (eyes moving back and forth in a jerky manner), inability to stand and coma. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Party Animal,[…]Read More…