Dec
18
2015
Paralyzed dogs are getting a lot of attention thanks to two research studies at leading universities. The preliminary results are offering new and important information to get paraplegic dogs walking again. ...more
Oct
27
2015
Eddie, a scruffy 9-month-old stray dog, had a rough start to life. Recently hit by a car, he was taken to an animal shelter unable to walk. X-rays revealed a fracture in his left hind leg. ...more
Sep
11
2015
As an American living in Nicaragua for the last 3 months, one of the biggest constants, out of what can sometimes feel like chaos, has been the sight of free-roaming dogs. They are so common that it seems they have become invisible to the average passerby. Is anyone paying attention, I have wondered. Does anyone care about these seemingly homeless animals? ...more
Feb
11
2015
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Pet International of Miami, Fla., is recalling 1,500 units of 6" Beef Trachea pet treat because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating, and humans handling, the contaminated products. ...more
Jan
21
2015
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Oma's Pride of Avon, Conn., has recalled Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect pets who have consumed, and humans who have handled, contaminated products. If your pet has consumed the affected product and is experiencing lethargy, diarrhea, fever, vomiting, decreased appetite, fever, or abdominal pain contact your veterinarian immediately. ...more
Nov
25
2014
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Natura Pet Products has initiated a limited, voluntary recall of certain dry cat and dry ferret food lots produced in its Fremont, Neb., facility. Due to a formulation error, the products contain insufficient levels of vitamins and excess minerals. There have been no reports of animal health concerns to date, but these products do not meet quality standards and should not be consumed by pets. ...more
Sep
30
2014
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Bravo of Manchester, Conn., is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to potential Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide beginning on November 14, 2013 to distributors, retail stores, Internet retailers, and directly to consumers. To identify the product, locate the batch ID code (best-used-by date) printed on the side of the plastic tube....more
Sep
2
2014
The recent recall of 22 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food sold to Dollar General stores in four U.S. states has been expanded to include 55-pound bags sold in Sam's Club in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio....more

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