Bravo Packing Recalls Performance Dog Raw Pet Food

Source: FDA

Bravo Packing, Inc. Issues Recall of Their Perfomance Dog Raw Pet Food Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk to Humans and Animals

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10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters Debunked

By Jaime Lynn Smith | Featured on PetMD

Animal shelters are a huge asset to the communities they serve as well as surrounding residents – and, of course, to the animals. Unfortunately, their purpose and contribution to society are often misunderstood. Here, we explore some prevalent myths about animal shelters and the precious pets . . . → Read More: 10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters Debunked

7 Questions to Ask Before Signing Your Dog up for Daycare

Article By Brielle Gregory | Found on PetMD

These days, the number of doggie daycare facilities—and amenities—seem endless. Pet owners can now choose from doggie daycares that boast swimming pools, memory foam mattresses, home-cooked treats and even tennis courts for their dogs to play ball in.

But with all the bells and whistles, it . . . → Read More: 7 Questions to Ask Before Signing Your Dog up for Daycare

Summer Animal Safety Tips for Beating the Heat

By Dr. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

When summer temperatures start rising, it is important to keep animal safety on your mind. Higher temperatures pose all sorts of risks to your pets, so it is important to find ways to keep them cool.

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Cat Cold Weather Mistakes to Avoid

By Katherine Tolford | Found on PetMD

Cats are resourceful creatures with good survival skills. But when the cold chill of winter sets in they are vulnerable to a host of hazards. Dr. Jessica Trimble from fuzzy.com, an in-home veterinary preventative care service, has a list of cold weather mistakes to avoid that will . . . → Read More: Cat Cold Weather Mistakes to Avoid

Experts Raise Concerns Over Raw Meat Diets for Cats and Dogs

Article Found on Science Daily

Experts are warning dog and cat owners to be aware of the risks associated with feeding their pets raw meat-based diets (RMBDs), instead of the more conventional dry or canned pet foods.

In the Vet Record today, a team of researchers based in The Netherlands say these . . . → Read More: Experts Raise Concerns Over Raw Meat Diets for Cats and Dogs

How to Protect Your Pet from Coyotes

Article by Nicole Pajer | Found on PetMD

In recent years, we have been hearing more and more about wildlife posing a threat to dogs and cats. News headlines have highlighted the tragedy that can unfold if a hungry coyote crosses paths with a small, unattended pet. People have reported coyotes snatching their . . . → Read More: How to Protect Your Pet from Coyotes

Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online

Article by Robert Preidt | Found on Everyday Health

If you get medications online for your pets, be careful, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautions.

Some websites sell unapproved or counterfeit drugs, make fraudulent claims, sell prescription drugs without requiring a prescription, or sell expired drugs. As a result, you could buy . . . → Read More: Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online

5 Toxins to Watch Out For This Fall

Article by Dr. Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC | Found on PetHealthNetwork

As autumn approaches, so do new potential dangers that pose a threat to your dog and cat. Here are the top 5 fall toxins to be on the lookout for as summer ends. Keep your pet safe by keeping these out of . . . → Read More: 5 Toxins to Watch Out For This Fall

Mothball Toxicity in Pets: What You Need to Know

Article by Jennifer Coates, DVM | Found on PetMD

The incidence of mothball poisoning in pets is quite low — 158 cases were reported to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) between 2002 and 2004. But that becomes irrelevant when it’s your pet who has become sick.

According to the APCC, most of . . . → Read More: Mothball Toxicity in Pets: What You Need to Know