Pet Health, Training, and Nutrition

TFP Nutrition Expands Pet Food Recall Due to Salmonella Risk (Multiple Brands)
TFP Nutrition Expands Pet Food Recall Due to Salmonella Risk (Multiple Brands)

TFP Nutrition has announced a significant expansion of their voluntary pet food recall, now encompassing all dry dog, cat, and catfish formulas produced at their Nacogdoches, Texas facility. This precautionary recall is due to the potential risk of Salmonella contamination, which can affect both pets and their owners. The initial recall, which started on October […]

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Mid America Pet Food Expands Recall of Pet Food Products Due to Salmonella Risks (Multiple Brands Included)
Mid America Pet Food Expands Recall of Pet Food Products Due to Salmonella Risks (Multiple Brands Included)

In a recent development, Mid America Pet Food, based in Mount Pleasant, Texas, has announced an expansion of its voluntary recall originally dated October 30, 2023. This expansion includes additional pet food products with Best By Dates before October 31, 2024, produced at its Mount Pleasant facility. The recall is driven by the potential contamination […]

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Victor Super Premium Dog Food Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
Victor Super Premium Dog Food Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Mid America Pet Food has announced a voluntary recall of specific lots of their Victor Super Premium Dog Food, Select Beef Meal & Brown Rice Formula, due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recall was publicized by both the company and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 30, 2023. The recall comes after […]

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Blue Ridge Beef Announces Recall of Dog Food Due to Salmonella Contamination
Blue Ridge Beef Announces Recall of Dog Food Due to Salmonella Contamination

Blue Ridge Beef has issued a recall for their Breeders Choice 2# Log Dog Food due to Salmonella contamination. The announcement comes after the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) notified the company on October 27, 2023, that the product tested positive for Salmonella. Salmonella poses risks to both animals and humans. Animals consuming the contaminated […]

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TFP Nutrition Recalls Select Retriever Dog Food Recipes Due To Potential Salmonella Risk
TFP Nutrition Recalls Select Retriever Dog Food Recipes Due To Potential Salmonella Risk

In response to potential Salmonella exposure, TFP Nutrition of Nacogdoches, TX, has initiated a voluntary recall of its Retriever All Life Stages Mini Chunk Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food. This measure affects products distributed in multiple states, posing health risks to both animals consuming the food and individuals handling the food. The affected product was […]

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Carolina Prime Pet Inc. Issues Recall of Hollywood Feed Jerky Treats
Carolina Prime Pet Inc. Issues Recall of Hollywood Feed Jerky Treats

Carolina Prime Pet, Inc., based in Lenoir, North Carolina, has issued a recall for five varieties of its jerky pet treats due to a potential Salmonella contamination. The company initiated the recall on September 27, 2023, immediately after one of its customers, Hollywood Feed, LLC, with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, informed them that specific product […]

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Victor Issues Recall Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Victor Issues Recall Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

In a proactive move to ensure the safety of its consumers, Mid America Pet Food, based in Mount Pleasant, Texas, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Victor Super Premium Dog Food, Hi-Pro Plus, due to potential Salmonella contamination. The lot in question was produced at the company's Mount Pleasant, Texas production facility. Salmonella not only […]

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FDA Advisory: Potential Salmonella Contamination in Darwin’s Natural Pet Products
FDA Advisory: Potential Salmonella Contamination in Darwin’s Natural Pet Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing an advisory to pet owners regarding specific lots of Darwin’s Natural Pet Products. Samples from these lots have tested positive for Salmonella. These products, produced by Arrow Reliance Inc. under the brand name Darwin’s Natural Pet Products, come in white and clear plastic packages. The dog […]

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Dried Sardines Recalled By What The Raw Amid Contamination Concerns
Dried Sardines Recalled By What The Raw Amid Contamination Concerns

The FDA has posted an Enforcement Report regarding dried sardines from a brand known as What The Raw. This recall includes Single Dried Sardine packaged in shrink wrap, individually sold, with no labeling on the product. The impacted product(s) may potentially be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. According to the Enforcement Report, 184 containers are impacted […]

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Brushless Toothpaste Recalled by Ark Naturals Amid Mold Concerns
Brushless Toothpaste Recalled by Ark Naturals Amid Mold Concerns

Ark Naturals has announced a voluntary recall for three of its products. The decision was made after they discovered that a mold-inhibiting ingredient was accidentally left out of these products' formulation by one of their suppliers. The omission increases the potential risk of mold growth within the products before the expiration date. The products involved […]

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The Great Kibble Conundrum: How to Choose the Perfect Dog Food
The Great Kibble Conundrum: How to Choose the Perfect Dog Food

Dog owners face a seemingly endless array of choices when it comes to selecting the perfect kibble for their furry friends. With so many brands and formulas on the market, it can feel overwhelming to find the right balance between nutrition, taste, and affordability. In this article, we'll explore the key factors to consider when […]

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Expanded Recall: Purina Pro Plan Recalls Additional Lots Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Expanded Recall: Purina Pro Plan Recalls Additional Lots Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

In an urgent announcement on March 10, 2023, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company disclosed the expansion of their voluntary recall of Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EL Elemental (PPVD EL). The recall is linked to an elevated risk of high vitamin D levels. Earlier on February 8, 2023, the company had initially announced the original recall. […]

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Stratford Care Recalls Multiple Brands of Omega-3 Supplements Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin A
Stratford Care Recalls Multiple Brands of Omega-3 Supplements Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin A

Stratford Care USA, Inc., a Florida-based company, has issued a recall for several brands of its Omega-3 supplements designed for cats and dogs. The recall was prompted by potentially elevated levels of Vitamin A, which could lead to health issues in pets. While Vitamin A is a crucial nutrient for dogs, exposure to high levels […]

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Purina Pro Plan Recalls Select Veterinary Diets Due To Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Purina Pro Plan Recalls Select Veterinary Diets Due To Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company has voluntarily issued a recall of select lots of Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EL Elemental (PPVD EL) prescription dry dog food. This recall is due to concerns over potentially elevated levels of vitamin D, which could lead to health issues in dogs. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs. […]

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Why Do Dogs Eat Poop? (Common Causes, Prevention, and Treatment)
Why Do Dogs Eat Poop? (Common Causes, Prevention, and Treatment)

Dogs eating their own feces, also known as coprophagia or coprophagy, is a common behavioral issue that many pet owners may encounter. While the behavior may seem disgusting or unsanitary to us, it is actually a natural instinct for dogs. For example, female dogs may consume the feces of their puppies to keep their den […]

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Purina Pro Plan Recalls Select Wet Dog Food Recipes Due to Labeling Error
Purina Pro Plan Recalls Select Wet Dog Food Recipes Due to Labeling Error

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company has announced a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of its Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Low Fat (PPVD EN Low Fat) canned wet dog food due to a labeling error. This preemptive action concerns products sold in 13.4 oz cans. The company noted that a labeling mix-up at […]

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Can Dogs Eat Cheetos? Are Cheetos Puffs Bad For Dogs?
Can Dogs Eat Cheetos? Are Cheetos Puffs Bad For Dogs?

It’s snack time. You grab your bag of Cheetos and relax on the sofa. Standing there with tail wagging, your furry friend is begging for a Cheeto Puff. Should you give in and give him some cheesy goodness or are Cheetos bad for dogs? It can be hard to decide, you want to spoil your […]

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What Does Scabies Look Like?
What Does Scabies Look Like?

So, what does scabies look like? Scabies looks far worst than just a rash! Scabies which is also referred to as mange is a horrendous skin infection that causes untold misery to any dog or puppy that is infected by the parasite referred to as Sarcoptes Scabiei. Please bear in mind that this page is […]

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Training Your Dog To Make Eye Contact & Focus
Training Your Dog To Make Eye Contact & Focus

It is extremely useful to teach your dog the ‘focus' command. When the focus command is given, the dog should make eye contact with the speaker and await the next instruction. Having your dog focus on you before giving further commands makes it easier for the dog to listen and obey, as it puts the […]

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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away from Your Dog
How to Keep Mosquitoes Away from Your Dog

Mosquitoes are miserable enough for people to deal with, and they're equally annoying to our dogs. They get bug bites just as easily as we do, and they can also get the various diseases that mosquitoes carry. While dogs are immune to some of the diseases mosquitoes have been known to carry, they can contract […]

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