Five Dog Food Brands Recalled Due To Excess Vitamin D

Five Dog Food Brands Recalled Due To Excess Vitamin D

Advertisement Unlike humans, dogs cannot get all the Vitamin D they need from the sun. The majority of this vital nutrient must come from their diet. While not getting enough Vitamin D can affect your dog’s ability to absorb Calcium and Phosphorus, too much may lead to deadly kidney failure. This week, five dog food brands from three companies were recalled due to their potentially harmful levels of Vitamin D. It started November 27 when Sunshine Mills, Inc. announced a voluntary recall on select products from their Evolve, Sportsman’s Pride, and Triumph brand…continue reading →
Pet Food Manufacturer Offers To Cover Vet Bills Related To Food Recall

Pet Food Manufacturer Offers To Cover Vet Bills Related To Food Recall

Advertisement In March, Australian pet food manufacturer Advance Pet (which is owned by Mars Petcare, the same company that makes brands such as Eukanuba, Iams, and Pedigree) recalled all lots of their Advance Dermocare dog food after reports of dogs who had eaten the product becoming ill with megaesophagus, a digestive disorder where the esophagus becomes enlarged and weakened. Today, the company announced that it would reimburse the veterinary or euthanasia costs for any dog that seemed to contract megaesophagus as a result of eating the food. Megaesophagus makes it more difficult for…continue reading →

Yet Another Brand Added To The Growing List Of Dog Food Recalled For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Advertisement Dog Food Adviser has been busy the past two months reporting Salmonella concerns, and the list of recalled products just got longer. Raw Basics from Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin announced Tuesday a voluntary recall of the product labeled “Tucker’s Pork-Bison Formula” due to potential Salmonella contamination. The company joins the ranks of recently recalled Steve’s Real Food, Northwest Naturals, Raws for Paws, and Smokehouse Pet Products. No illnesses have been reported, but the Nebraska Department of Agriculture notified Raw Basics of positive Salmonella findings after a routine test. The potential for contamination is…continue reading →
Woman Blames Tainted Dog Food For The Death Of Her Beloved Schnauzer

Woman Blames Tainted Dog Food For The Death Of Her Beloved Schnauzer

Advertisement Earlier this month, ABC 7 in Washington D.C. broke a shocking story. After several reports of dog food contaminated with the euthanasia drug, Pentobarbital, the station partnered with Ellipse Analytics to discover the truth. In the wake of their findings, one devastated dog owner believes she finally knows what caused the death of her beloved Schnauzer, Baby late last year. Rossie Judd of Fenton, Missouri was confused when 10-year-old Baby’s health began to decline this past October. She sought veterinary attention and was told that her dog may have been poisoned. Baby never recovered…continue reading →