Posts tagged "Pet foods"

Pet Nutrition Alliance, American Animal Hospital Association

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Dr. Kate Knutson of the American Animal Hospital Association offers the basic 101 about what you should know about pet food, and the Pet Nutrition Alliance.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Partners With Veterinary Medicine

Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Partners With Veterinary Medicine
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness (OCSA), Vallie Szymanski, executive director and co-founder; and Dr. Kris Junkas talk about how and why OCSA has partnered with veterinary medicine, listen HERE to the interview on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. With ovarian cancer, early diagnosis matters a lot – and perhaps veterinarians can even help by offering... Read more »

Abady Dog Food, Abady Cat Food Recalls

Abady Dog Food, Abady Cat Food Recalls
Abady dog food, Abady cat food recall notice: Dear Abady Users, After so many years of making frozen foods we have to give you the bad news that we have voluntarily recalled two of our limited specialty products: 1. Abady Frozen High Stress/High Performance Dog Food 3 lbs 2. Abady Frozen Growth Formula for Puppies... Read more »
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Natura Brands Pet Food Recalls: Innova, EVO, California Natural, HealthWise

Natura Brands Pet Food Recalls: Innova, EVO, California Natural, HealthWise
A significant pet food recall, includes Natura brands (purchased by P&G in 2010). I previously wrote about many of these brands recalled – but reposting for those who may not know. And ferret food from Innova is added. Below is the press release, and then click on brands listed below that  for specific lot/brand information. As pet... Read more »

Wellness Brand Added to Pet Food Recall

Wellness Brand Added to Pet Food Recall
WELLPET LLC VOLUNTARILY RECALLS ONE RECIPE OF DRY DOG FOOD DUE TO SALMONELLA AT DIAMOND PET FOODS’ FACILITY Tewksbury, Mass. (May 4, 2012) – WellPet LLC announced a voluntary recall of one recipe of Wellness® dry dog food after being notified by Diamond Pet Foods regarding the presence of Salmonella in Diamond’s Gaston, South Carolina... Read more »

Reports Continue, Treats from China May Make Pets Sick

Reports Continue, Treats from China May Make Pets Sick
Chicken jerky treats imported from China apparently continue to be a serious problem. News reports are over the Internet concerning chicken jerky treats from China are making pets sick in America. The FDA issued a release (see below for the release) in November, word really never get out in a big way and there was... Read more »
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FDA Testing Pet Foods and Pet Treats for Salmonella

FDA Testing Pet Foods and Pet Treats for Salmonella
Over the past few years, there have been lots of pet food recalls – greatly due to concerns raised about salmonella contamination. Not only is this a concern for dogs and cats, it’s also a concern for people. It seems often there is a pet food recall, arguably too often. And the Food and Drug... Read more »

Top Shelf Pet Foods, If Only We Understood What They Are

Top Shelf Pet Foods, If Only We Understood What They Are
I appreciated the story in the redeye by Leonor Vivanco, called Top Shelf Pet Food.  I enjoyed reading quotes from my friend, and Tree House Humane Society Development Director Jenny Schlueter, who I believe probably feeds her pets as well as she feeds herself, and truly cares – that’s great. However, so many of the... Read more »

Best Dog Food May Not Cost An Arm and a Tail

In full disclosure, Pedigree told me that if in June I write a blog post mentioning their all-new formula, $1,000 will be donated to an animal shelter of my choice. I called them, and asked if I can have those dollars from dogs to help cats. They said “sure,” and the dollars will help the... Read more »
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Arsenic in our Chicken, How About Our Pets?

Arsenic in our chicken, it’s apparently true. I suspect the same for pet foods, but I don’t really know. The concern is that it generally takes far less of anything to impact our pets. According to an Associated Press story, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday (June 8) that some chicken meat may contain... Read more »
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