Dogs

Maker: Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Inc.Cause: Potential for listeriaAnnouncement: FDA announcement dated Dec. 5, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: 2 lb. packages of Cow Pie with Lot #81917 (processed on Aug. 19, 2017) “Cow Pie is a fresh frozen meats product intended to feed raw to dogs and cats,” according to the recall announcement, which added that
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Climate change affects pets, too — not just humans. Photo: Pixabay Climate change affects our pets, plain and simple. And the news gets worse: Higher temperatures and fiercer weather patterns will bring more suffering. In other words, our animals will endure the same hotter weather, hurricanes and floods that afflict humans. But unseen dangers, like
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You can train a dog not to chew everything in sight. It just takes time and patience. Photo: jameslee Destructive chewing is one of the most common complaints among dog lovers. I’ve experienced it, you’ve experienced it — and your neighbor has probably experienced it too! I remember my youngest dog, River, chewing everything when
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Maker: ELM Pet Foods, Inc.Cause: Elevated levels of Vitamin DAnnouncement: FDA announcement dated Nov. 29, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: The following ELM Chicken and Chickpea Recipe dry dog foods: 3 lb. bags, UPC #0-70155-22507-8, with one of these date codes: TD2 26 FEB 2019, TE1 30 APR 2019 TD1 5 SEP 2019 TD2 5 SEP 2019 28
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Maker: ANF Pet, Inc.Cause: Elevated levels of Vitamin DAnnouncement: FDA announcement dated Nov. 28, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: The following dry dog foods: 3 kg bags of ANF Lamb Meal & Rice Adult Formula, best by Nov. 23, 2019, UPC #9097231622 7.5 kg bags of ANF Lamb Meal & Rice Adult Formula, best by Nov. 20, 2019, UPC #9097203300
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Maker: Sunshine Mills, Inc.Cause: Elevated levels of Vitamin DAnnouncement: FDA announcement dated Nov. 27, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: The following dry dog foods with best by dates of Nov. 1, 2018 – Nov. 8, 2019: 14 lb. and 28 lb. bags of Evolve Puppy Formula (Chicken & Rice), UPC numbers 0-73657-00862-0 and 0-73657-00863-7 40 lb. bags of Sportsman’s Pride
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Yorkshire Terriers are little dogs with big personalities. Photo: mato181 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 6–7 inches Weight: 4–7 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Yorkshire Terriers (a.k.a. Yorkies) are one of the most popular dogs among the toy breeds. Although the tail is usually docked, this practice is illegal in some European countries. The coat
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Maker: Sunshine Mills, Inc.Cause: Elevated levels of Vitamin DAnnouncement: Press release from Harris Teeter dated Nov. 19, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: 4 lb. and 14 lb. bags of Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dry dog food. Interestingly, the press release announcing this recall to the public was sent out not by Sunshine Mills, the maker
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Maker: Sunshine Mills, Inc.Cause: Elevated levels of Vitamin DAnnouncement: Press release from Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets dated Nov. 20, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: 4 lb., 14 lb. and 28 lb. bags of Nature’s Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dry dog food with best by dates of Nov. 1, 2018 – Nov. 8, 2019. The press
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While you were getting filled up on turkey, this dog was making canine history. Whiskey the Whippet won Best in Show at the 17th Annual National Dog Show Presented by Purina on Thursday, claiming the throne from last year’s winner: Newton the Brussels Griffon. Whiskey, whose registered show name is GCHP Pinnacle Tennessee Whiskey, topped more than 2,000 other
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Richmond Animal Care and Control is all about forming families, especially for the holidays. The Virginia shelter — which ensured that a blind Dachshund and his seeing eye pit bull buddy stayed together earlier this year — has spent November placing its animals in homes for Thanksgiving. On Nov. 13, RACC posted on Facebook that staff
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