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March 2013

Posted on March 19, 2013 by

Natura Pet Foods Recall – Innova, EVO, California Naturals, Healthwise

The Natura Pet Foods Company has issued a voluntary recall on its brands for possible salmonella contamination. Please visit their website here for detailed packaging information on the recalled foods.  No known human or pet health issues have been discovered yet, but the company is being proactive with regards to their popular foods.

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Posted on March 16, 2013 by

Dog Food Advisor – A Great Resource

To help with the plethora of pet food and treat recalls, consider signing up for Dog Food Advisor’s Alert emails. This site also provides many reviews of the great variety of foods available in the marketplace. The site is by no means perfect and please make sure that if any dietary or disease concerns that […]

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Posted on March 16, 2013 by

Pet Treat Recall – Jones Natural Chews in Colorado

Jones Natural Chews Company has recalled several lots of Woofers chews due to potential Salmonella contamination.  Please check your treat drawer and return to place of purchase if on your shelf.

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Posted on March 12, 2013 by

Pets Are Masters of Decit

Did that headline draw you in as much as me? Please read this article by one of my favorite vet bloggers, Dr. Donna Solomon.

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Posted on March 11, 2013 by

Pet Treat Recall – Contamination found in Colorado stores

Please check to make sure you don’t have this dog treat product, Diggin’ Your Dog Strippin’ Chicks Pet Treats, on your shelf.  It has been recalled by the FDA due to contamination with Salmonella.  The FDA press release gives details as well as what to do if any concerns about your pet’s health.

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Posted on March 7, 2013 by

Why Small Dogs Outlive Big Dogs

It’s been a long known fact that small dogs will have significantly longer life spans than the giant breeds.  This recent study adds to that knowledge base and is helping drive the understanding between growth rate, weight and longevity.

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