News

February 28, 2013

United Pet Group Recalls Bird Food and Supplements Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

United Pet Group, Inc., has recalled a limited quantity of the products "Ultra Blend Gourmet Food for Parakeets," "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Parakeets," "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Canaries and Finches," and "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Cockatiels."

February 27, 2013

Poisonous Plants

Ingestion of even small amounts of certain plants can be harmful or fatal to a pet. Symptoms of plant poisoning include: irritation to skin and/or mouth, drooling, diarrhea, seizures, unconsciousness, and vomiting.

February 27, 2013

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Sadly, each year in the US more than 15 million dogs and cats are euthanized because of overpopulation. Altering pets through spay/neuter surgery helps prevent the unwanted birth of animals that may be difficult to place into good homes. The spaying and neutering of pets can also reduce the incidence of sex-hormone related diseases.

February 25, 2013

Hy-Vee Recalls Dog Food Products Due to Aflatoxin

Hy-Vee, Inc. has recalled certain bags of Hy-Vee dog food due to elevated levels of a chemical contaminant commonly found in corn. These products were not distributed to Oregon.

February 22, 2013

The Honest Kitchen Recalls 5 Lots of Verve, Zeal and Thrive Pet Food Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Honest Kitchen is recalling five lots of its Verve, Zeal and Thrive pet food products produced between August and November 2012 and sold nationwide in the US and Canada via retail stores, mail order and online after August 2012 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No other Honest Kitchen batches, production dates or products are affected.

February 21, 2013

Nutri-Vet Recalls Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products Due to Salmonella

Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, ID is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

February 21, 2013

Kaytee Recalls Bird Treats and Greens Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination from Parsley Flakes

Kaytee Products is recalling several bird treats and greens items due to possible contamination of Salmonella from parsley flake ingredients supplied to Kaytee by Specialty Commodities, Inc., an outside supplier to Kaytee.

February 20, 2013

Kasel Industries Recalling Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Sticks Due to Salmonella

Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at its Denver, Colorado facility from April 20, 2012 to September 19, 2012 due to possible Salmonella contamination. This includes Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items.

February 16, 2013

Nature’s Variety Recalls One Batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula Due to Plastic

Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of one batch of Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a "Best if Used By" date of 10/04/13. This action is being taken because pieces of clear plastic may be found in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets. The source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved.

February 15, 2013

Preventive Health Exams are Key to Your Pet's Good Health

Protect your pet's health and quality of life by taking it to your veterinarian for a preventive health exam at least once per year. Twice a year is recommended, especially for senior pets. Early detection of diseases can improve your pet's chances of successful treatment, and save you money over the long run, too.