Month: April 2018

The Cape Cod community is mourning the tragic loss of Officer Sean Gannon and coming together to support the swift recovery of his K-9 partner, Nero. By: Yarmouth Police Department Facebook page On Thursday, April 12, 2018, our community suffered a horrific loss when 32-year-old Officer Sean Gannon and his K-9, Nero, were shot attempting
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If your pet is easily stressed by loud noises and crowds, perhaps travel isn’t for them. By: Frances Ellen When you’re leaving home for a while, moving or just want to take a weekend vacation, there’s a good chance you’ll bring your pet. Keeping them home isn’t always feasible. If you’re making a long-term move,
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Maker: OC Raw Dog, LLCCauses: Potential for listeria; potential for Clostridium botulinumAnnouncement: FDA announcements (1) and (2), dated April 20, 2018What was recalled: The following products: OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Meaty Rox, 3lb., UPC #022099069171, Lot #3652, Best by Oct. 11, 2018 OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Doggie Sliders, 4lb., UPC #095225852640, Best
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: Males, 9–15 pounds; females, 6–12 pounds Life Expectancy: 15–20 years and sometimes beyond This breed may be the world’s most recognizable cat. Aside from becoming unforgettable in the classic Lady and the Tramp film, these cats are unmistakeable with their light coats and dark extremities. Siamese are unique cats, with their long and angular
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A male calico is a rare thing, indeed. By: kurt-b I adopted my spunky calico cat, Lou, when she was just a kitten. Even though she’s been my constant companion for the last 4 years, she still manages to surprise me every day. Anyone who’s ever spent time with a calico cat knows them to
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Cannabis is a complicated topic among veterinarians. By: GidonPico Veterinarians are not afraid of dogs. We are wary. Cautious. Sensible. So I color-code certain dog charts to warn myself and the staff of a potentially aggressive patient. Iditarod the Akita One of these yellow caution-stickered pups I have come to understand and respect is Iditarod,
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Maker: Carnivore Meat CompanyCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: Customer email dated April 16, 2018What was recalled: The following 2 varieties and dates of Vital Essentials: Freeze-Dried Beef Toppers (for dogs and cats), 6 oz. packages, Lot #13815, Best by June 4, 2019 or June 20, 2019 Frozen Beef Chub Entrée for Dogs, 5 lb. chubs, Lot #13816, Best by Dec. 27,
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Kids, they don’t tiptoe around the tough issues. PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin was brave enough to face a curious group of children who expected answers to the most confounding questions of the pet world. “Why do dogs sniff other dogs’ butts?” “How old is my dog in human years?” Luckily, Dr. Antin and
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Maker: TruPet LLCCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: Customer email dated April 13, 2018What was recalled: The company is calling this a “withdrawal” of a single lot of TruDog Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Booster, Lot #20190531 13815 We learned about this recall from a Petful subscriber (and TruDog customer) who shared the company’s email with us. In the
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These vocal animals are nocturnal. By: Pure! Travel Group Kinkajous are small mammals that are native to the rainforest. They’re intelligent, vocal and curious animals — and they’re one of the latest in the trend of exotic pets. Kinkajous grow to be 2–12 pounds, depending on their subspecies, and can live for roughly 20 years.
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