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Northwest Naturals Dog Food Recall Due To Listeria

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… Continue Reading

TruPet Voluntarily Recalls TruDog Pet Treats

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… Continue Reading

Carnivore Meat Company Recalls Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food

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… Continue Reading

Is Your Pet A Lefty Or A Righty?

Is Your Pet A Lefty Or A Righty?

Approximately ten percent of people are left-handed. Left-handedness has been associated with greater creativity, intelligence, and a shorter temper, though research has shown that the preference does not seem to have an effect on personality. Is Your Pet Left-Pawed Or Right-Pawed? Pets can also be right-handed or left-handed. It’s easy to tell if your pet… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading

Redbarn Pet Products Recalls Dog Chews Due To Salmonella

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… Continue Reading

Smokehouse Pet Products Recalls Beefy Munchies Due To Salmonella

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… Continue Reading

Raws For Paws Recall Turkey Pet Food Due To Salmonella

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.… Continue Reading

Are Essential Oils Safe For Pets?

Are Essential Oils Safe For Pets?

Essential oils can be a wonderful alternative to traditional treatments for anxiety, insomnia, inflammation, allergies, pain and many other conditions – not only for people but our pets too. However, it can be unsafe to use certain oils, concentrations and application methods because animals, particularly cats, tend to be more sensitive to the concentrated chemical… Continue Reading

Dog Food Recall By JustFoodForDogs

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… Continue Reading

How To Choose The Right Aquarium Tank Size

How To Choose The Right Aquarium Tank Size

Are you ready to set up an aquarium in your home?  You may have already taken into consideration where you will put it, what it will look like, and how it will fit into your home. The aquarium is your fish or aquatic pet’s home – it’s their bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, all in one.… Continue Reading

Why Your Dog Is Red, Itchy, Smelly And Balding – Common Dog Skin Issues

Why Your Dog Is Red, Itchy, Smelly And Balding – Common Dog Skin Issues

It is not unusual to see your dog use a hind leg to give herself a long, relaxing scratch. But if your dog seems to lick or scratch excessively, they could be suffering from a medical issue. Redness, lesions, hair loss and a strange odor are all symptoms of an underlying condition. Here are some… Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide To Doves And Pigeons As Pets

The Ultimate Guide To Doves And Pigeons As Pets

You’ve seen them released at weddings and funerals, in magic acts, in movies as they heralded encrypted messages during World Wars I and II, and you may have seen them bobbing about in your city, gobbling up the old French Fry. Doves and pigeons are intelligent, curious birds. As pets, they’re affectionate and playful. Curious… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading