Information was collected from the Official FDA website (where all recalls are listed) –http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/RecallsWithdrawals/default.htm Raw Frozen – (9 total) NO ILLNESSES OR DEATHS HAVE EVER BEEN REPORTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH RAW FOODS THAT ARE MANUFACTURED FOR PETS (Though many have been reported from grocery store sourced- home made diets) Vital Essentials Chicken Patties (Salmonella) 1.15.16… […]
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** The hardest part of managing Hero’s Pets… ———————————————————— ———————————————————— …is dumping a beloved brand of pet food. It’s inconvenient and people question why we’d ban a brand when other stores who claim to have a similar mission are happy to sell it. We want to share the following story to give you a little […]
“To judge by your local veterinarian’s stern insistence on regular heartworm pills for your dog, you’d think we’re in the midst of a brutal epidemic, leaving piles of the dead in its wake. I think there’s an epidemic, too, but of a different sort: of disease-causing toxicity instilled in our pets by heartworm preventative pills.” […]
Hi all, This is just copied and pasted from the MSDS and Product Insert. I didn’t write much except I think two lines in parenthesis. I deleted a lot to shorten it. In summary, this drug shouldn’t be overused… shouldn’t be given when the doctor/vet is not SURE that it will work on that PARTICULAR […]
It’s unfortunate to hear but just as the pet food industry has minimal and inadequate regulation, the pet toy industry has even less regulation. Since 2009 the U.S. has enforced legal regulations on toxic components and heavy metals in and on children’s toys. However, pet toy manufacturers are not obliged to abide by these same […]
ALL training devices can be harmful if YOU are not trained to use them properly!!! Your pet will not simply “respond” to a training device simply because they are wearing it. YOU must be trained to communicate through the device. Training devices are simply methods of creating consistent communication with your pet. To do this […]
by Chelsea Kent High Pressure Pasteurization (HPP) claims to decrease the potential of pathogens such as Salmonella, Listeria, Campylobacter and E.Coli in raw meat pet food products while still maintaining the “raw” integrity. How does HPP work? HPP is a non-thermal, cold processing technique in which the food, in its flexible, plastic, oxygen rich packaging, […]
If your dog has cancer and you are looking for the best alternative, holistic treatment for cancer in dogs that doesn’t involve high costs, toxic drugs, or horrible side effects (and it actually works), call Dr. Judy Jasek, DVM. 720-515-2421. http://www.drjudyholisticvet.com
Why is my pet being picky? There are many reasons that a pet will get picky about the food they are eating and here are some things to consider. If you suspect any of these issues let us know and we’ll assist you with transition, supplementation and/or behavioral issues. 1) “What the heck is in […]