April 25, 2013

Fleas: Treatment & Prevention

If your dog or cat is itching and scratching, fleas are a likely culprit. Flea season usually begins in spring and lasts through the summer, but fleas can survive year round in western Oregon's moderate climate. Fleas that live on your pet can easily spread to your house or yard and vice versa, so it's important to treat both your pet and your pet's environment.

April 19, 2013

Merit Bird Company Recalls Vitae Bird Food Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

Merit Bird Company, LLC of Chatsworth, California has recalled various Vitae brand bird food shipped between May 2012 to February 2013, because it has 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.

April 19, 2013

Natura Pet Recalls EVO, Innova, California Natural, Karma and HealthWise Dry Pet Foods & Treats Due to Salmonella

Natura Pet Products has recalled dry pet food (EVO, Innova, California Natural and HealthWise) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. This recall was expanded today to include Natura's dry dog, cat and ferret food products with expiration dates through March 24, 2014.

April 17, 2013

USDA Livestock Traceability System

On February 5, 2010, the USDA announced it would be discontinuing the National Animal Identification System (NAIS), which had been designed to help producers and animal health officials respond to animal disease events in the United States. A replacement system for animal traceability will be developed.

April 16, 2013

Breeder's Choice Recalls Single Batch of Active Care Biscuits Healthy Dog Treats Due to Mold

Breeder’s Choice has recalled a single batch of Active Care Biscuits Healthy Dog Treats due to mold discovered in one of the lots of dog biscuits.

April 11, 2013

Iverhart Plus Chewables Heartworm Preventive Recalled

Virbac has issued a voluntary recall for six lots of their heartworm preventive, Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewables, due to a failure to meet stability specifications during the life of the product.

April 3, 2013

Bravo! Recalls 3 Raw Diets for Dogs and Cats Due to Salmonella Risk

Bravo has recalled three raw diets for dogs and cats due to the possibility of Salmonella contamination.

April 3, 2013

BARF World Recalls Lamb Diet and Combination Diet Due to Salmonella

BARF World has recalled bags of Lamb Diet and Combination Diet with the Best By Date of 7/27/2013 (07272013).

April 1, 2013

Natura Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Pet Foods: Evo, Innova, California Natural, Health Wise and Karma Brands Affected

Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its recall of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been confirmed to date.

March 22, 2013

Iams Shakeables Turkey and Lamb Dog Treats Recalled Due to Mold Growth

Proctor and Gamble has issued a voluntary market withdrawal of Iams Shakeables Turkey and Lamb Dog Treats with certain “Impacted Lot Numbers” listed below. These treats are being voluntarily withdrawn due to potential for mold growth. No other products are affected. Proctor and Gamble has not received any reports of human or pet illnesses.