Posts in category "Pet Products"

Kathy Ireland Loved Ones, Pet Beds and More

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Finding a businesswoman with a track record more impressive than Kathy Ireland may be challenge. Kathy talks about why she entered the pet product world, and about her exacting standards. And about her inspirational mentor, Elizabeth Taylor. I also authored a Tribune Content Agency feature which included a long conversation with Ireland, here.   Type your... Read more »

Kathy Ireland Dives Into the Pet World

Kathy Ireland Dives Into the Pet World
Kathy Ireland’s Worldwide brand is the 25th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more than a tad successful. Announced at the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, FL, on March... Read more »

Dog Patch Pet & Feed Does the Right Thing, Adopting Dogs and Cats

Dog Patch Pet & Feed Does the Right Thing, Adopting Dogs and Cats
Dog Patch Pet & Feed owner Greg Gordon appeared on Steve Dale’s Pet World  on WGN Radio to talk about what he voluntarily did a few years back….He stopped selling dogs and cats at the Naperville, IL pet store and instead began to adopt them out from rescues. Dog Patch Pet & Feed became a... Read more »
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Red Flannel Cat Formula Recalled, Possible Salmonella Contamination

Red Flannel Cat Formula Recalled, Possible Salmonella Contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from FDA US Food & Drug Administration - January 25, 2014 – PMI Nutrition, LLC (PMI), Arden Hills, Minn., has initiated a voluntary recall of its 20 lb. bags of Red Flannel® Cat Formula cat food for possible Salmonella contamination. There have been no reports of illness related to this product to date. This recall... Read more »

Pet Gifts for Holidays

The Duck Dynasty family is ubiquitous on TV, from chatting on late-night talk shows and marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to appearing in pet stores as plush squeaky duck dog toys. Each toy duck vaguely resembles someone in the TV reality family. So, of course, the Willie and Jase ducks have red beards, while Phil and Si ducks have white beards. The duck toys are $13.95 to $17.95 at www.barkerandmeowsky.com; (773) 868-0200.
Increasingly, pets get holiday gifts, not only from their immediate families but also from friends and relatives. When attending a party, in addition to the traditional hostess gift, guests often tote a present for the resident pet(s). Here are a few ideas for pets for the Howlidays: (© Tribune Content Agency, LLC; Steve Dale PetWorld,... Read more »

Bailey's Recalls Choice Jerky Treats

Bailey's Recalls Choice Jerky Treats
Recall due to concerns of salmonella, there’s a recall of Bailey’s Choice Jerky Treats: “Bailey’s Choice is issuing a voluntary recall of our chicken jerky treats that have two lot dates: June 5, 2013 and August 28, 2013 (Lot #132881). These two lots tested positive for salmonella. We have had no reports of anyone or any... Read more »
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Anxious Pets: Solutions on 'Good Day Chicago'

On this TV Segment on Fox News in Chicago with Kori Chambers, I offer several tips on dealing with anxious dogs. Listen, if your dog is totally freaked out by thunderstorms or being left alone, then none of this will solve the problem – you DO need to see your veterinarian, and likely psycho-pharmaceutical intervention is the... Read more »

Honest Kitchen Pet Food Recall

Honest Kitchen Pet Food Recall
SAN DIEGO – February 21, 2013 – The Honest Kitchen today announced that it is voluntarily recalling five lots of its Verve, Zeal and Thrive pet food products produced between August and November 2012 and sold nationwide in the US and Canada via retail stores, mail order and online after August 2012 because they have the potential... Read more »

Chicken Jerky Treats from China: Milo's, Waggin' Train and Cadet Brand Recalled

Chicken Jerky Treats from China: Milo's, Waggin' Train and Cadet Brand Recalled
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterianry Medicine has known for some time about that there’s something up with chicken jerky treats made in China. They had even sent scientists to China to figure everything out. They were unable to, at times, because of an apparent lack of cooperation. And at times because the scientists... Read more »
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Dogs Still Dying of Chinese Made Jerky Treats, Enough is Enough

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Dogs are dying of chicken jerky treats from China. . . and they don’t need to be dying just because they’ve eaten a dog treat.  For at least well over a year, something’s been going with these Chinese made treats. Reportedly upwards of 400 dogs dead, likely twice as many or far more sickened. While... Read more »