According to the Pet Nutrition Alliance, the Robert Abady Dog Food Co., LLC, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., is recalling its 2 lb., 5 lb., and 15 lb. boxes of "Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Those infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. ...more
It’s a battle for so many of us, and it’s affecting more and more people every year: the battle of the bulge. And now, many of us are finding that our pets are facing weight issues as well. While obesity is on the rise for both humans and their pets, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) hopes to do something about the problem (for pets, anyway)....more
Pro-Pet LLC, St. Marys, Ohio, has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods for possible Salmonella contamination. A single field test indicated products manufactured during a two day period, on a single production line may have the potential for Salmonella contamination. Pro-Pet LLC is voluntarily recalling the potentially impacted products made during this timeframe. There have been no reports of illness related to this product to date. ...more
If your pet ran into the street and got hit by a car, or if he got into a fight with another dog at the dog park, do you know where you would take him for emergency care? If you were too far to take him to your regular veterinarian, where would you turn next? And, how would you know to trust the care your pet received? Luckily for pet owners, peace of mind is just a touch away! ...more
You know that your pet needs food that will allow him to run, jump, play, and stay happy and healthy, but when you walk down the pet food aisle in the store, how do you know which food is right for your furry friend?
Choosing a pet food and decoding pet food labels can be daunting tasks. Now, an alliance of veterinary organizations have teamed up to bring you the resources you need to demystify pet food. ...more
PMI Nutrition, LLC (PMI), Arden Hills, Minn., has initiated a voluntary recall of its 20 pound bags of Red Flannel® Cat Formula cat food for possible Salmonella contamination. The recall is being issued after routine testing by the FDA Detroit District Office identified possible Salmonella contamination. No illness related to the food has been reported to date, according to Food Poison Journal....more
Do your pets like to get into the garbage when you aren't looking? The legalization of medical marijuana, and now recreational marijuana, spreading across the country has also led to a spike in marijuana ingestion accidents for the nation's pets ...more