A quick email to update you on the current protocol we have adopted in the face of the coronavirus concerns that are shared by all. Dr. Carol wants to ensure you that she is taking steps to be extra vigilant all throughout our Veterinary Clinic and has put many safeguards in place to protect our pet patient parents, and our staff.
Natura Pet Products once again has expanded its dry pet food recall to include all sizes and lots of dry cat food, dog food and pet treats with expiration dates up to and including March 29, 2013. Salmonella bacterial contamination has been cited as the cause of the expanded pet food recall.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) recently announced a voluntary recall of pet food products for dogs and cats after the Michigan Department of Agriculture detected Salmonella bacterial contamination in a bag of randomly tested pet food.
Grain Free Brands. After testing positive for Salmonella bacterial contamination, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture, Natura Pet Products is recalling several lots of its dry pet food brands. The recall affects California Natural, Evo, Innova and Healthwise dog and cat foods. Salmonella bacterial diseases are Zoonotic which means they are easily transmitted between pets and…
Dog Treats Recalled Again. Protein crunch dog bars, sold under the brand Charlee Bear are being recalled due to Salmonella bacterial contamination. These protein dog bars were distributed across the United States
Dog Treat Recalls Surge. Sunland Inc.’s recent recall of Salmonella tainted peanut butter has now affected more pet treats made using peanut butter. Yoghund frozen dog yogurt treats in the Organic Banana & Peanut Butter Flavor, made by BD Brands, LLC.
Pets Catching the Flu from People. As winter approaches, many people are rushing to get their Flu shots… but what about Fido and Fluffy? Recent researches reveals the fact that pets including dogs, cats
Chicken Jerky Treats Recalled. After thousands of dogs have been sickened and hundreds have died due to eating Purina’s and Del Monte’s chicken jerky treats manufactured in China
Pet Treat Recalls. The current chicken jerky treat issue has sickened over 2200 dogs and killed 360 canines. Purina’s Waggin Train and Canyon Creek jerky treats have been reported as the top two offending brands
The US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The CDC reported nearly 300 human cases of Swine Flu cases over the last year and fear that the number of cases may rise again as school begins.
Ringworm. Occurring three times more often in cats than dogs, ringworm (dermatophytosis) is the most common fungal infection in the world in animals.
Taffy pet chews manufactured by Merrick Pet Care have been recalled due to possible Salmonella bacterial contamination. Merrick Pet Care of Amarillo, Texas, issued the recall of Jr. Texas Taffy pet treats
Salmonella bacterial contamination has been detected in 22 veterinary pet food brands including Iams and Eukanuba pet food formulas for dogs and cats.
The Food and Drug Administration reports that Hartz initiated a recall on nearly 75,000 8-ounce bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs.
Dr. Carol – what can I say…you’re truly a blessing!!! My 8 year old Lab, Harley got very sick. My dog wasn’t eating and I had to take a water bowl to her to get her to drink.
Pet Vitamin Supplements. The list of tainted pet products is so extensive, I wanted to provide a list to date of the potentially deadly pet vitamin supplements recalled this year by the FDA.
The FDA recalled several pet vitamin supplements. It started with United Pet Groups Pro-Pet Adult Daily Vitamin Supplement tablets for Dogs
Bacterial diseases. It is always wonderful to wake up and find deer grazing in the backyard or other wildlife roaming freely in your backyard. However as construction continues to encroach into formerly “wild” areas
We are in the midst of a Swine Flu, level 5 Pandemic. Today the Center for Disease Control (CDC), confirmed 90 confirmed cases in the US, spread over 11 states with 2 reported fatalities.
A National Health Emergency has officially been officially declared for Swine Flu in the US! April 28, 2009, Chagrin Falls, Ohio: The world is on the brink of the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years.
Hartz Mountain Corp. has recalled two lots of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats because of concerns about potential Salmonella contamination of bottles within the lots. UFAC (USA) Inc. of Baconton, Georgia
Pet products recalled. More than 1100 pet products have been recalled, including several dozen pet treats. The recall issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
As summer time and warmer weather approaches, Ticks often become an issue for many pets and their people. Ticks can infect your dog with Lyme disease
Although pets have yet to be been reported ill, several people have become ill and the numbers are rising. To date, 485 people were sickened and six have died after eating the tainted peanut butter products.
January 27, 2009: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed the sources of tainted pet peanut butter products containing Salmonella bacteria.
FDA Update. The center for Disease Control (CDC), on May 16, 2008 reported a multistate outbreak of infection with a contagoius bacteria called Salmonella that was associated with dry dog food.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio – October 28, 2008 – SPECIAL KITTY® Gourmet Blend dry cat food sold at 15 US Wal-Mart locations, made by Mars Pet Care was recalled yesterday due to potential contamination with Salmonella.
Hartz Chicken Chips. The Hartz Mountain Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of its chicken-basted rawhide chips for dogs. The product, according to Hartz is potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio (September 16, 2008)—Mars Petcare US announced another recall of its pet food products manufactured at its Everson, Pennsylvania facility.
Rabies still considered disease of epidemic proportions across most of the world! Chagrin Falls, Ohio; September 2, 2008- It’s a disease that can frighten people by simply mentioning the name.