About half of the households in the United States have at least 1 pet dog. This is quite an astounding figure, considering some 50 years ago, canines were just being brought into the home as family members rather than tools. Now, in the wake of a terrible natural disaster, we see proof of how canines truly have become our best friends.
Many pet owners will undoubtedly already be aware of the recent recall of multiple brands of dry pet foods manufactured by Natura Pet Products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Here is a comprehensive list of the products included in this recall along with a link to more detailed information provided by the company around the specific products involved.
There are currently 46 million Americans receiving food stamp assistance. Despite the high number of people receiving federal assistance to help feed themselves, no such program has been established for their furry counterparts—until now.
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It appears that toxic Chinese jerky dog treats are not the only items causing a ruckus in the dog food world by Purina - one of the nation's leading manufacturers of dog food and treats (including the toxic jerky dog treats). The popular dog food Beneful is being blamed by hundreds of people who claim their dogs died after eating this dog food. Are you feeding your dog Beneful? If not, do you know what is in your dog's food?
We recently informed Flexcin Blog readers about pop princess Britney Spears’ new canine companion and family member in the article: Who’s Britney’s New Bitch? Unfortunately, it turns out that little @HannahSpears has suffered multiple bouts of illness requiring her to spend time seeking treatment at the veterinary hospital. Does it have anything to do with where Britney bought her from?
Finally, something is being done about the toxic chicken jerky treat situation. If you are not yet aware, some pets are being sickened or even dying after eating chicken jerky treats made in China. The exact toxic mechanism associated with the treats has not yet been discovered.
Not everyone is aware of the dangerous jerky treat problem we’re having in the United States and Canada. Jerky treats for pets that are made in China have caused hundreds of pet deaths and thousands more have become ill.
According to the FDA, more than 360 dogs and at least 1 cat have died from ingesting jerky treats made in China during the last 18 months. There have been 2,200 reports of illness related to the treats including the number of deaths. Every state has been affected in addition to numerous Canadian provinces. It’s
Created by veterinarian Shawn Messonnier, National Holistic Pet Day celebrates the proper health and harmony of not only your pet’s body, but the mind and soul as well. Holistic pet care seeks to treat health conditions through nontraditional means, which can be just as effective, if not more so, than traditional methods. In fact, surveys have
A recent study conducted in France explored the connection between autistic children raised with a dog or cat compared to those who were not. Although there is plenty of anecdotal evidence concerning the benefit of animals for people afflicted with autism, this is the first study that attempts to scientifically prove a connection.