Salmonella Discovered in Answers Brand Dog Food

January 14, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners not to feed one specific lot of A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs after the Nebraska Department of Agriculture discovered Salmonella in the food. Which Products? The following product is affected: A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs Lot # 2018 20/08 20 Why FDA Issuing This Warning The FDA is issuing this warning because the affected product represents a…

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6 Fun Things to Do with Your Puppy in the New Year

You and your puppy did it! You made it through the year together without a scratch and are ready to welcome a new one. You may be wondering on how to make the upcoming year a bit more special and fun for you and your pup. Here are a couple of fun ways you can make the new year a bonding experience for you and your fur-baby.   Take more walks together   It’s no…

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6 Fun Things to Do with Your Puppy in the New Year

You and your puppy did it! You made it through the year together without a scratch and are ready to welcome a new one. You may be wondering on how to make the upcoming year a bit more special and fun for you and your pup. Here are a couple of fun ways you can make the new year a bonding experience for you and your fur-baby.   Take more walks together   It’s no…

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Holiday Treats You Should Keep Away from Your Puppy

The holiday season is a time for family and friends to come together and cherish old memories—and hope for many more in the new year! The most common way to celebrate these moments together is through food. Of course, we want all of our family members, including our fur-babies to be a part of the festive celebration. You may be tempted to give your puppy the leftover table scraps or small pieces of food from…

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Columbia River Natural Pet Food Recall Expands

December 24, 2018 — Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA, is expanding its recent recall to include additional dog and cat foods due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. What’s Recalled? The following products are being recalled: Columbia River Cow Pie Food for Dogs and Cats Package Size: 2 pounds Lot Number: 72618 Columbia River Chicken and Vegetables Food for Dogs and Cats Package Size: 2 pounds Lot…

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5 Ways to Keep Your Puppy Calm During the Holidays

The holiday season is one filled with festivities and fun, but there are a few stressful downsides for you and your puppy, especially if you’re the one hosting the parties. The idea of guests entering and leaving your house, bustling over holiday decor and party food, and other changes can leave your fur-baby feeling like their world has turned upside down. This, in turn, can lead to unwanted behaviors. Here are some things you can…

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How to Keep Your Pup Safe in Water

Whether it’s the pool or the beach, swimming can be a great way to have fun with your puppy. It’s easy, however, for puppy parents to underestimate the dangers their fur-babies may face in the water. Even if your pup shows great talent at swimming, make sure you keep some of the following safety tips in mind before you pack up for the beach or pool. Test your pup’s swimming ability. Contrary to popular belief,…

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How to Introduce Your Puppy to Other Pets

A new puppy often brings a world of wonder, joy, and mischief into an owner’s life. However, when it comes to other household pets, they may not exactly be eager to roll out a welcome mat—at least not at first. While socializing your puppy to your other pets may sound difficult, it’s actually very easy. Here’s how you can help your puppy become a member of your pet pack. When to start socializing Early socialization…

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Dangerous Levels of Vitamin D Discovered in Several Dog Food Brands

CAUTION — ONGOING SITUATION Last Updated December 7, 2018 December 7, 2018 — The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about recalls of several dry dog foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity. Testing found that samples of the affected foods contained as much as 70 times the intended amount of vitamin D. Very high levels of vitamin D can cause serious health problems in dogs like…

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Columbia River Natural Pet Dog Food Recall

December 5, 2018 — Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA, is voluntarily recalling its Cow Pie fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. About Listeria Listeria monocytogenes may affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed…

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