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There has been a nationwide recall by Barkworthies over their “Chicken Vittles” dog chews.  There may be an issue with Salmonella bacteria risk associated with the dog treats, and should not be fed to your dog at all. Not only do the treats have the potential to harm your dog from eating, but the hazard may also transfer to humans…

The US Food and Drug Administration is finally doing something about the tainted Chinese-manufactured jerky treats that have killed at least 600 dogs and cats and severely sickened thousands of others. They are asking owners whose pets have been affected to contact them. Since 2007, the FDA has received reports of 580 deaths and over 3,600 illnesses associated with chicken,…

Mars Petcare is warning of a potential mold problem with one of their popular dog treats.  Bags of Nutro Apple Chewy Treats have been recalled because of potential mold problem. Major pet supplies outlet PetSmart announced the recall Friday.  All owners are warned to stop feeding the treats to their dogs at once. Packages affected by the mold can be…

The United Pet Group, the parent company of several brands of dog treats, has issued a recall of some of their rawhide products because they were processed with a chemical that has not been approved for use in the United States and has made some dogs ill. The Illinois-based company has manufacturing facilities in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico where it…

Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall on a batch of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones because of a potential Salmonella contamination. The lot was distributed to PetSmart stores in California, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington beginning on November 19th. The products in question have the UPC number 840243110087 and are labeled with the expiration…

Purina has issued a recall on a number of their ten-ounce wet dog food containers.  They discovered through their own testing that the food in the containers may not contain the proper levels of added vitamins and minerals, as advertised on the package. There is a range of products and “best before” dates that are effected.  They are: Beneful Prepared…

According to federal health officials, a number of dog chew toys are being recalled.  They may be contaminated with salmonella, which is potentially deadly to both us, and our furry family members.  All proper precautions should be taken to prevent spreading it. The FDA warns that humans having come into direct contact with the Nylabone Puppy Starter Kit are at…

Pedigree has issued a recall of some batches of their dog food after metal fragments were found in 22 of the 15-pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food. They say that the metal bits are not embedded in the food, but may still pose a risk to pets. “We take our responsibility to pets and their owners…

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