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,…"How to Keep Your Pup Safe in Water"
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…"How to Introduce Your Puppy to Other Pets"
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…"Dangerous Levels of Vitamin D Discovered in Several Dog Food Brands"
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…"Columbia River Natural Pet Dog Food Recall"
November 29, 2018 — ELM Pet Foods, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of certain products of Elm Dog Food because the products could contain elevated levels of vitamin D, which can cause serious health issues. What’s Recalled? The recall includes products manufactured between February 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018 with the following “Best By” dates: 3lb Elm Chicken and Chickpea Recipe Size: 3-pound pkg UPC Code: 0-70155-22507-8 TD2 26 FEB 2019 TE1 30…"Elm Dog Food Recall"
Does having your dog by your side while you’re in bed bring you comfort? If so you’re not alone. A recent study suggests that women sleep better with a dog by their side. It also found that women get better sleep next to their dogs than they do with human partners. So if you let your dog sleep in bed with you don’t be ashamed — according to this study it might actually be helping…"Study Finds Women Sleep Better With a Dog By Their Side"
While we humans prepare for the winter holiday festivities, our puppies watch and wait for their chance to join in on the fun. It’s true that many of our holiday treats and activities aren’t safe for our furry friends, but that doesn’t mean we can’t spoil them. For this year’s winter holidays, put your fur-baby first in your list of gift-giving and take a look at some easy ways to spoil them for the holidays.…"Easy Ways to Spoil Your Puppy for the Holidays"
November 28, 2018 — ANF, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of select products of ANF Pet Food due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D, which can cause serious health issues in dogs. No product images were provided with this recall. What’s Recalled? The following products have been recalled: ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food Size: 3 kg bag UPC: 9097231622 Best by date: NOV 23 2019 ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog…"ANF Dog Food Recall"
November 27, 2018 — Sunshine Mills, Inc., of Red Bay, Alabama, is voluntarily recalling select products of Evolve, Sportsman’s Pride, and Triumph dog foods due to elevated levels of vitamin D, which can cause serious health issues. What’s Recalled? The following products are being recalled: Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food Size: 14-pound bag UPC: 0-73657-00862-0 Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food Size: 28-pound bag UPC: 0-73657-00863-7 Sportsman’s Pride Large Breed…"Evolve, Sportsman’s Pride, and Triumph Dog Food Recall"
Traveling with a furry companion is both an exciting and challenging task for any puppy parent to take on. From ID tags to airlines, there are numerous things to consider when traveling with your pup, but the most important one is your puppy’s comfort and safety. Here are some tips you can follow so that your pet’s wants and needs are met as you both explore the world. Pack the necessary items and gear When…"How To Travel With Your Pet"