Keeping Your Pets Safe During the Holidays: Thanksgiving

For a lot of people, Thanksgiving is THE holiday of the year, and there are lots of reasons why: good food, football, fun with friends and family, etc.

But it is also important to remember to keep our pets in mind on this big day. Keeping them safe lets everyone enjoy the holiday fun!

For a great set of tipe, please visit: AVMA: Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Nylabone recalls puppy chews for possible contamination by Salmonella

The products in question, at this point anyway, are the Puppy Starter Kit. These are sold online and in stores. See more details here: Nylabone recalls puppy chews OR Nylabone Recalls Puppy Starter Kits For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Pet Food Recall Due to Salmonella Risk

On Wednesday the Bravo! company issued the voluntary recall for frozen varieties of its Chicken Balance, Chicken Blend and Beef Blend Burgers products for dogs and cats because of possible salmonella contamination.. Details about the recalled products can be found at: http://bit.ly/12i66vq.

Natural Pet Products Food Recall

Natural Pet Products has announced it is recalling four of its most popular brands of dry dog, cat and ferret foods due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.

Kasel Associates Industries Recalling Certain Pet Treats Due to Salmonella Contamination Boots and Barkley, Colorado Naturals, Nature’s Deli among brands affected

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Kasel Associates Industries Inc. is recalling all pet treats it manufactured from April 20 through Sept. 19, 2012 due to potential contamination with Salmonella. Kasel has issued three previous recall notices for specific products manufactured during this time period. This includes products from: Kasel Boots and Barkley, BIXBI, Colorado Naturals, Nature’s Deli, K9 Chicken, and TDBBS, Inc among brands affected. These were sold at/by: Petco, Kasel, Menards, BIXBI, Target, Nutri-Vet, Sam’s Club, Costco, and TDBBS, Inc/Best Bully Sticks. Get the details here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340552.htm

15 Links for Halloween & Pets Fun!

OK, sure, it’s always sad to say good bye to Summer, but rather than dwell on that, let’s get ready for the next Big Fun Holiday: Halloween!

There are lots of ways to include your pet in your Halloween fun. But it’s important to keep safety in mind, and to consider your pet’s personality. If they prefer to sit this one out, give them someplace quiet to hang out until it’s all over.

Either way, here are some ideas and tips for a great Halloween:

Halloween Pet Treats

Hint: You might want to keep some dog treats handy for any furry trick-or-treaters!

Halloween Pet Trivia

Halloween Pet Costumes/Costume Ideas

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PEDIGREE® Weight Management Canned Dog Food Potential Choking Hazard

The affected products are:
  • PEDIGREE +® Healthy Weight Premium Ground Entree in Meaty Juices
  • PEDIGREE® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices
  • PEDIGREE® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Chicken & Rice Dinner in Meaty Juices
Each product will have a lot code printed on the end of the can that begins with 209, 210, 211 or 212 and a Best Before date that falls between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/06/30/4601700/mars-petcare-us-announces-voluntary.html

Pet Food Recall: Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice Dog Food

The recalled food was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. The recall is for a concern about possible Salmonella. Get more info: http://www.dogchannel.com/