Month: February 2018

Maker: Darwin’s Natural Pet ProductsCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: Company email; per Dog Food Advisor [PDF]What was recalled: ZooLogics Chicken and Vegetable Meals for Dogs (manufactured Nov. 2, 2017) and ZooLogics Duck and Vegetable Meals for Dogs (manufactured Nov. 16, 2017) This is the latest in a string of recalls for Darwin’s since fall 2016, all arising from concerns
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Figure out your community’s needs before starting up your own rescue group. By: stonnie Nearly 4 million dogs enter animal shelters in the United States each year. That’s a big number, and knowing there are so many loving animals out there without proper homes or attention is heartbreaking. There are tons of ways to help
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Sure, human affection is nice, but nothing quite beats the love of a loyal, furry companion. Taye Diggs understands that deep down all of us want a dog as our Valentine. But before you run out and adopt a puppy as a Valentine’s Day present, Diggs wants to make sure you are ready first. The
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The world can always use more adorable canine content, and Netflix is here to fetch it for you. On March 16 the world will reunite with dog darling Benji thanks to the beloved streaming service. First debuting on the big screen in 1974, Benji, a small, scruffy dog with a big heart, instantly won over
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Certain treat ingredients can trigger a dog’s food allergies, leading to itching and discomfort. By: SNGPhotography We dog lovers have a hard time encountering any dog without saying hello and offering a pat — and sometimes even a cookie. After all, dogs are all good boys and girls, and they deserve a cookie, no? But
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Maker: Redbarn Pet Products, LLCCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Feb. 9, 2018 and a company news releaseWhat was recalled: 2.4 oz. green plastic bags of Redbarn Naturals 7 Inch Bully Sticks Premium Dog Chews (3-pack) with expiration date of “112120ABC” According to the FDA’s announcement, Redbarn Pet Products says it tests each lot of products
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Terrier Height: 11–16 inches Weight: 11–15.5 pounds Life Expectancy: 15 years Border terriers, a.k.a. borders, are small, scruffy dogs once used to clear foxes out of their holes and hunt vermin and pests. They have small, dark-colored, V-shaped ears and eyes that are a dark hazel and medium in size. The
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If you have a hairy dog, make sure to ask the groomer for a “hygiene clip.” By: Lindasay Ever noticed how things come in 3s? This is something I’ve remarked on recently, but it happened again during today’s consultations. This time there were 3 dogs each with a pain in the butt — or, more
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Screenshot from the Gravy Train website, Feb. 8, 2018. WJLA-TV, an ABC affiliate out of Washington, D.C., tonight announced the results of its months-long investigation into pet food, and the results are “explosive,” according to reporter Lisa Fletcher. The investigation team says it discovered traces of pentobarbital, a powerful sedative often used as a euthanasia
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Maker: Raws for PawsCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Feb. 8, 2018What was recalled: 1 lb. and 5 lb. chubs of Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Pet Food with a manufacture date of Oct. 12, 2017 (Turkey Pet Food cases) or manufacture dates between Oct. 12, 2017 and Feb. 2, 2018 (found in Combo Pack variety
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It sounds like the title of a horror movie aimed at teen cat lovers, but instead of ’90s starlets like Jennifer Love Hewitt and Sarah Michelle Gellar, the beauties being stalked are tabbies and calicos. IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com is a website masterminded and programmed by Professor Owen Mundy of Florida State University. According to THV11, Mundy says
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Tracheal collapse is the narrowing of the windpipe that prevents dogs from breathing easily. By: skeeze Many small-breed dogs suffer from a syndrome called collapsing trachea. To understand this problem, try to visualize the trachea (windpipe); the breathing tube is held rigid by cartilage rings. Think of an empty tube with a slinky toy inside
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How could you not give a Valentine’s Day gift to these cuties? By: kko699 Remember back when you were in elementary school and every Valentine’s Day the whole class would spend a couple hours passing out all their cards and treats? Digging into your pink paper-wrapped shoe box or heart-shaped bag was like pouring out
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It happens maximum times that a dog parent faces different types of health-related issues. Pet parent faces this issue because they have not proper understanding about their pet. It’s become necessary for a dog owner to observe dog’s likes and dislikes. The more you understand your dog, the more you will get rid out of
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This one is for those celeb-obsessed dog owners out there. For Wes Anderson’s newest film, the whimsical director is creating a new stop-motion animated feature. Instead of focusing on the fantastic lives of foxes, this one is going to the dogs. Isle of Dogs takes place in a dystopian future in Japan, where the nation’s
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After two dog deaths following grooming appointments around the holiday season, PetSmart is in hot water yet again. According to KTRK, who reported the story, a Houston PetSmart groomer has been fired by the store, after a customer caught the employee abusing a client’s dog on camera. Terah Leder walked into the store and noticed
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