Category Archives: Pet Articles

Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food Recall

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.

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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:

K9 Natural Ltd Voluntarily Recalls Imported Dog Food Due To Listeria

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… Continue Reading

What To Include In Your Pets’ Emergency Kits

What To Include In Your Pets’ Emergency Kits

No matter where you live, there’s always the possibility that your family will be affected by an emergency or natural disaster. Medical emergencies, floods, tornadoes, wildfires and other events can find us blindsided when we neglect to plan for them. When you have pets, it’s even more important to plan ahead. You don’t need to… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading

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

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

10 Unique Pets That Make Great Family Members

10 Unique Pets That Make Great Family Members

Cats and dogs have been snuggling their adorable ways into our families for generations, but they’re not the only animals that deserve a spot in our family portrait. 1. Ferrets Ferrets are just as cuddly as dogs and cats and have been known to get along swimmingly with other animals. They’re excellent for apartment-dwellers. Be… Continue Reading