Monthly Archives: October 2015

BHA — A Time Bomb in Your Dog’s Food?

red-bombButylated hydroxyanisole — better known as BHA — is “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen” (a cancer-causing agent)1.

According to the National Institute of Health, BHA in the diet has been found to consistently produce certain types of tumors in laboratory animals2.

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Do Dogs Experience Guilt?

640x364If you have had the opportunity to share your life with a dog, then you are probably familiar with ‘the guilty look’. Dog lovers will instantly recognize this classic expression as the one your pup adopts when you discover that he’s gotten into the trash, chewed up your good shoes,

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Kitty Play Time [video]

In last month’s episode of Pet Talk, Dr. Sarah provided us with fun and simple ways to tap into a cat’s innate problem solving skills while helping avoid the behavioral and physical consequences of sedentary living. If you missed this video on making safe but fun DIY toys for cats,

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Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks Recall October 2015

Salix Animal Health of Deerfield, Florida, is voluntarily expanding its recall of “Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.


What’s Being Recalled?

The recalled product is packaged in a 2.8 ounce bag stamped on the back side with an item code number of 82247 and with an expiration date ranging from 02/2018- 07/2018.

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10 Fruits & Vegetables That Dogs Absolutely Love!

#1 – Apples (minus the core)


An apple a day keeps the veterinarian away? This may be true, apples contain antioxidants that help boost immunity. Plus they’re sweet… dogs love the sweet. Just be sure to throw out the core since apple seeds can be harmful to dogs.

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K-9 Kraving Raw Dog Food Recall October 2015

K-9 Kraving Dog Food of Baltimore, Maryland, has announced a voluntary recall of their Chicken Patties Dog Food because they may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

The products were shipped between July 13th, 2015 and July 17th, 2015.

The image below was copied in good faith from the manufacturer’s website.

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Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks Recall September 2015

Salix Animal Health, LLC, of Deerfield, FL, has announced it is voluntarily recalling one lot of “Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks” because it may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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About Salmonella

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products.

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