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Pig Ear Recall

Release from the Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine Contact: Jones Natural Chews Co 877-481-2663 or 815-874-9500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 8, 2011 – Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals…

Wellness Recalls Canned Cat Food

WELLPET LLC VOLUNTARILY RECALLS CERTAIN LOTS OF CANNED CAT FOODNo Other Lots, Products or Dates AffectedTewksbury, MA (February 28, 2011) – WellPet LLC announced today (February 28) it has voluntarily recalled certain lots of Wellness® canned cat food. While recent laboratory testing found that most lots of Wellness canned cat food that were tested contain…

Jr. Texas Taffy Pet Treat Recall

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling the Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat (ITEM # 27077, UPC # 02280827077, All Lots up to and including 10364) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  Merrick Pet Care has made the decision to recall all Jr. Texas Taffy pet treats in the…

Kroger Recalls Pet Foods

Press release on Kroger Pet Food recall:  CINCINNATI, Ohio, December 18, 2010 – The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling select packages of pet food sold in some of its retail stores because the products may contain aflatoxin, which poses a health risk to pets.   Kroger stores in the following states are included in…

Dr. Rubin's Favorite Things

Oprah has her favorite things, and Dr. Sheldon Rubin has his favorite things. Roll around the Treatball, and Dr. Rubin will pick up the kibble. Point the laser light, and Dr. Rubin will chase it. Your pets’ best friend – veterinarians like Dr. Rubin. If your pet hasn’t been to the veterinarian in six months,…

Pet Owners In Denial On the High Cost of Ownership

The economy has directly hit millions of families across America, two-legged and four-legged members of the family. On November 26, 2010, the New York Times writes about pet owners who can’t afford routine medical fees and other costs such as boarding, grooming and food for pets.  The story asserts that problem is that the general…

Cool Pet Products

Here are some Cool Pet Products that I’ve been talking about on Steve Dale’s Pet World, one of my national radio shows. Visitors to the radio show’s website can see video on each of these: Wander Hammock: Whether you are on your way to Granny’s house for turkey, or returning home from the dog park…

Blue Buffalo Dog Food Recall

Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., has recalled certain dry dog food because of possible excess Vitamin D, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., is recalling certain packages of its Wilderness Chicken, Basics Salmon and Large Breed Adult Chicken dry dog foods. While Vitamin D is a beneficial component of…

Dr. Sheldon Rubin, Myth Bebunker

True or Not True? Ask Dr. Rubin. In this story for Dr. Sheldon Rubin debunks five pet health tips. Here are the myths with necessitate his official bebunking wand: *Table scraps are good for dogs. *Cats need milk. *A warm nose means your dog is sick. *Cats always land on their feet. *It’s ok…

Recall on Hartz Natural Real Beef

SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 3 — The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs due to concerns that one or more bags within the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella. Hartz is fully cooperating with the US Food and Drug Administration in this voluntary…

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