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How To Care For A Puppy Under 8 Weeks Old

How To Care For A Puppy Younger Than 8 Weeks Old

Puppies need their mother and littermates during their first 8 weeks of life to eat, stay warm and pick up early social skills. But what about when your puppy comes home too soon? You can care for a young puppy who does not have a mother; it will just take a little extra work during those first few weeks. Here is everything you need to know about caring for puppies under 8 weeks of age: Was Your Puppy Sold Illegally? If you’re in the United States, there is a chance that the puppy was sold to you illegally. Twenty-five states[…]Read More…

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The Best Fresh Foods To Boost Your Pet’s Kibble

Boost your cat or dog's dry kibble with these healthy, fresh, cancer-preventing foods.

Dry kibble is the most affordable way to feed your pet – but it’s not the healthiest. Just like people, animals thrive on fresh food diets. However, it’s not always practical to prepare your own pet food at home. You can boost your pet’s kibble and add enticing variety to their diet with healthy add-ins. Are Fruits And Veggies Good For Dogs And Cats? Dogs are omnivores, meaning they can eat both meat and produce. Cats are obligate carnivores, so they actually do not need produce to thrive. In fact, the carbohydrates in cat and dog kibbles are difficult for your[…]Read More…

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What You Should Know About Food Allergies In Dogs

What You Should Know About Food Allergies In Dogs - Symptoms. solutions and causes

Food allergies in dogs are incredibly common, yet few dog owners realize that their dogs are silently suffering. We mistakenly think it’s normal when our dogs spend hours each night licking their paws. We don’t take notice when our dogs give off strange odors. It’s not until their skin is inflamed, scabbed and flaky that we begin to worry. A dog is not supposed to be itchy and smelly. Dogs shouldn’t be scratching all day long, and they shouldn’t lick their paws all night. Dogs also shouldn’t suffer from frequent gas, vomiting and soft stools. If you suspect your dog has food[…]Read More…

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Dog Food Recall Of May 2016 By Blue Buffalo

Blue Buffalo is voluntarily recalling some batch of their Life Protection Formula Dog Food product due to mold and moisture. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Blue Buffalo Company of Wilton, Connecticut. Brands: Life Protection Formula Fish and Sweet Potato Recipe. Recalled products: A single batch of Life Protection Formula Fish and Sweet Potato Recipe for dogs with the following information: 30 pound bag Best by date: April 11, 2017 Batch data: AH 2A 12:08-14:00 Why recalled? Due to the excessive moisture and mold. Note: Only limited batch of Blue Buffalo products are recalled in this voluntary recall. The recall was[…]Read More…

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Bravo Pet Food Recalls Select Lots Of Dog & Cat Food

Bravo Pet Foods is recalling select lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for cats and dogs because of possible salmonella contamination. Salmonella 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: Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT.  NOTE:  Click on the picture to see all the photo labels of this recall. Brands: Bravo Balance Chicken Dinner for dogs. Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs & cats. Recalled products: The following products are recalled due to[…]Read More…

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Tremenda Sticks Recalled Due To Salmonella

The Natural Dog Company, Inc. is recalling 12oz bags of 12″ Tremenda Sticks pet chews due to potential salmonella contamination. Salmonella 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: The Natural Dog Company, Inc. of Windsor, CO  NOTE:  Click on the image for a larger view. Brand: Tremenda Sticks pet chews Recalled products: 12″ Tremenda Sticks, which comes in a 12oz bag without a lot number or expiration date with UPC number: 851265004957.[…]Read More…

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I And Love And You Dog Treats Recall

I and Love and You of Boulder, Colorado, is voluntarily recalling 1,299 cases of Cow-Boom! Strips Beef Gullet because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Update: As of 07/14/2015, the recalled products have been greatly expanded to include the products with the following information as well: Cow-Boom! Strips Beef Gullet Dog Treats 2.0 ounce bags Lot numbers ending in 4T1 or 5T1 Best-By years of 2016 or 2017 UPC number 8 18336 01134 4 [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: I and Love and You. Brand: Cow-Boom! Strips Beef Gullet Dog Treats. Recalled products: Cow-Boom! Strips[…]Read More…

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Vital Essentials Raw Frozen Dog Food Recall

Carnivore Meat Company is voluntarily recalling two batches of Vital Essentials raw frozen dog food due to possible Listeria bacteria contamination. [All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Carnivore Meat Company. Brand: Vital Essentials Raw Frozen Tripe Patties. Vital Essentials Raw Frozen Tripe Niblets. Recalled products: Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Patties Lot # 10930 UPC 33211 00809 Best by date 20160210 Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Tripe Nibblets Lot # 10719 UPC 33211 00904 Best by date 12022015 Why recalled? potential to be contaminated with Listeria. Notes: No other products manufactured by Carnivore Meat Company is included in this recall.[…]Read More…

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Stella And Chewy’s Recall Frozen And Freeze-dried Pet Food

Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling a number of both frozen and freeze-dried products due to potential exposure to other foods contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. [All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Stella and Chewy’s Recalled products: Freeze-Dried Chewy’s Chicken Dinner for Dogs /15oz/UPC: 186011000045/Lot: 111-15 and Use By Date: 4/23/2016 Freeze-Dried Chewy’s Chicken Dinner for Dogs /15oz/UPC: 186011000045/Lot: 111-15 and Use By Date: 4/26/2016 Freeze-Dried Chick, Chick, Chicken Dinner for Cats/12oz/UPC: 186011000434/Lot: 111-15 and Use By Date: 4/29/2016 Freeze-Dried Chick, Chick, Chicken Dinner for Cats/12oz/UPC: 186011000434/Lot: 111-15 and Use By Date: 5/3/2016 Carnivore Crunch – Turkey Recipe/3.25oz/UPC: 186011001103/Lot: 111-15[…]Read More…

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Boulder Dog Food Company Recalls Turkey Sprinkles

Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Turkey Sprinkles food enhancer because it has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. This is an expansion of the 3 oz. Chicken Sprinkles recall issued on June 19 by the same company. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. Brand: All Natural Turkey Sprinkles. Recalled products: 3-ounce bags of Turkey Sprinkles Food Enhancer with a “Best By” date of 05/28/2016, Lot #743 and a UPC Code of 899883001224. Why recalled? possible Salmonella Contamination. Notes: The affected/recalled product is in a clear poly[…]Read More…

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Boulder Dog Food Company Recalls Chicken Sprinkles

Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling the Chicken Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/04/16”, a Lot Number of “998”, and a UPC Code of 899883001231 (the “Product”), because the Product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. Brand: All Natural Chicken Sprinkles. Recalled products: 10 bags of Chicken Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/04/16”, Lot # “998” and a UPC Code of 899883001231. Why recalled? possible Salmonella Contamination. Notes: This voluntary recall is limited to Chicken[…]Read More…

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Himalayan Ruff Roots All Natural Dog Chews Recalled

According to a bulletin published on the company’s website, Himalayan Corporation of Mukilteo, WA, has issued a voluntary recall of specific Ruff Roots All-Natural Dog Chews due to potential metal contamination. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Himalayan Corporation dba Himalayan Dog Chew. Brand: Ruff Roots Dog Chew Toys. Recalled products: According to the company’s website and PetSmart, the recall affects a single lot of product sold only at PetSmart and includes the following lot numbers: Ruff Root Sprout (Lot# SP001) Ruff Root Stump (Lot# ST001) Ruff Root Stalk (Lot# SA001) Why recalled? potential metal contamination. Notes: This recall affects all[…]Read More…

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Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation Recalled

OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, California is voluntarily recalling 2055 lbs. of Turkey and Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation (for dogs) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  NOTE:  Click on the images for a larger view.  NOTE:  Click on the images for a larger view. Brand: Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulations. Recalled products: Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulations packaged into 6.5 lb. Doggie Dozen Patties and 5 lb. Bulk Bags with the lot number[…]Read More…

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Nylabone Puppy Starter Dog Chews Recalled

Nylabone Products (TFH Publications, Inc.) of Neptune, New Jersey is recalling one lot of  1.69 oz. package of the Puppy Starter Kit dog chews, as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: TFH Publications, Inc./ Nylabone Products  NOTE:  Click on the images for a larger view. Brand: Nylabone Puppy Starter Kit dog chews. Recalled products: The recalled product comes in a 1.69 oz. package marked with Lot #21935, UPC 0-18214-81291-3, located on the back of the package, and with an expiration date of 3/22/18 also stamped on the back of the package. Why[…]Read More…

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Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food Recalled

Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. of Perham, MN is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Tuffy’s manufactured the product for Nutrisca. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. Nutrisca Brand: Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food Recalled products: The recalled product was distributed in the 4 lb. bags nationwide to distributors, brokers, retail stores, and internet retailers. The recalled product is limited to Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Buster’s Natural Beef Trachea Treat

The potential to be contaminated with Salmonella has led Pet International of Miami, Florida to recall 1500 units of 6” Beef Trachea Pet Treat. Salmonella can affect animals including dogs if they ingest the products. Humans can also be infected from handling the product if they do not thoroughly wash their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  Pet International of Miami, Florida Brand: Buster’s Natural Pet Supply Recalled products: The product that are potentially affected will pertain to a particular lot number, and are specific to a[…]Read More…

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Raw Pet Food Recall By J.J. Fuds Expanded Again

This pet food recall update is an expansion of the previous pet food recall by J.J. Fuds Inc. J.J. Fuds 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. [View All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  J.J. Fuds, Inc. Here is an example of the label from one of the recalled products. Click Here >>> J.J. Fuds Expands Recall Of Pet Food Labels to see more on the labels of all the recalled products. Brand: J. J. Fuds Premium Natural Blends Recalled products: The product can[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats

Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats by Grill-Phoria recalled. [All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  Grill-Phoria LLC Brand: Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats Recalled products: Grill-Phoria LLC of Loveland, Colorado is recalling approximately 200, 3.5 oz bags of Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats. Why recalled? possible Salmonella Contamination. Notes: No illnesses have been reported to date. These approximate 200 bags were distributed and manufactured between September 20, 2014 through January 2, 2015, and do not have lot codes. Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats for Dogs was distributed in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Oklahoma through Nor-Sky Pet[…]Read More…

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5 Possible Reasons Why Dog Eats Poop and How to Stop It

The consumption of feces, Coprophagia, is probably one of the grossest things you seen your dog do. If you own a dog or ever had a dog, you should know that this is one of the most hideous crimes your pooch can commit. Imagine you strolling in a park with your dog and all of a sudden it sniffs something on the ground and starts licking it. Later you realize that was poop it licked and you can’t help but exclaim with a remark “OMG disgusting”! I am sure most of you have experienced this situation. I know I have[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks

J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Recalled. [All Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  J.J. Fuds, Inc. [Click on the image to see a larger version of the Labels] Brand: J. J. Fuds Premium Natural Blends, Chicken Tender Chunks. Recalled products: The product can be identified by the batch ID code (manufactured date) and UPC code printed on the back of the individual plastic bag or on the master case label. This product is a frozen raw poultry product (see Safe Handling Instructions on package) and has a shelf life of one year if kept frozen. The recalled product is as follows:[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Roo Bites (Cubes) Pet Treats

Jump Your Bones recalls Roo Bites Pet Treats (dehydrated Kangaroo meat) due to potential Salmonella contamination. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  Jump Your Bones, Inc. Brand: Roo Bites (Cubes) Pet Treats Recalled products: The products affected by this recall ( dehydrated kangaroo meat) are identified with the following UPC codes: 63633010041 for 80g. / 2.82oz. including samples of .32 oz. Why recalled? possible Salmonella Contamination. Notes: The affected lots were distributed to retail pet food stores nationwide and through pet food retailers/distributors. The affected products are also sold in online stores and boutique bags. This recall is being made with the knowledge[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Barkworthies Chicken Vittles Dog Chews

Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews recalled by Barkworthies due to potential salmonella contamination. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  Barkworthies of Richmond, VA Brand: Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews Recalled products: Here are the details on the affected products. The Lot Code can be found on the side of the plastic pouch. Barkworthies Chicken Vittles Lot Code: 1254T1 Size: 16 oz. Plastic Pouch Best Used by Date: May 2016 UPC: 816807011510 Why recalled? potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Note: This product was distributed nationwide starting May 6, 2014. This recall started after a routine testing by the Colorado Department of Agriculture[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Simply Nourish Biscotti Dog Treats

Simply Nourish Biscotti Dog Treats recalled by Loving Pets Corp & PetSmart due to the potential for mold growth. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Loving Pets Corp & PetSmart Brands: Simply Nourish Biscotti with Beef and Sweet Potatoes Dog Treats Recalled products: The affected products have an expiration date of February 2016. Here are the details on the affected product: Why recalled? Due to the potential for mold growth. Note: No other Simply Nourish or Loving Pets treats are affected according to Loving Pets Corp & PetSmart. What to do? The company recommends consumers to immediately stop using the specified product. Return it to any[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Bravo Dogs And Cats Pet Food

Bravo recalls select lots of Dogs And Cats Pet Food due to potential salmonella contamination. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Bravo of Manchester, CT Brands: Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats  Recalled products: The recalled product was distributed nationwide beginning on November 14, 2013 to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers and directly to consumers. The product can be identified by the batch ID code (best used by date) printed on the side of the plastic tube. 1. These products are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella: RAW FOOD DIET BRAVO! TURKEY[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Kong Aussie Sticks Dog Treats

Kong Aussie Sticks Dog Treats recalled by JAKKS Pacific due to possible contamination with mold. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company:  JAKKS Pacific Brands: Kong Aussie Sticks Recalled products: The products being recalled have the following item numbers: Item 75559 Item 75560 And these “Best Before” dates: 1/30/16 1/31/16 Why recalled? due to possible contamination with mold. Notes: According to a letter obtained from JAKKS Pacific, the recalled product was sold only at PetSmart. No further store location, online sales or other distribution details have been provided. This was a Silent Recall. The lack of transparency exhibited by companies associated with this[…]Read More…