Maker: Bravo Packing, Inc.Cause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Sept 13, 2018What was recalled: All Performance Dog products, 2 lb. and 5 lb. plastic sleeves with date code 071418 According to the FDA report, Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, New Jersey, is recalling this raw frozen dog food after a sample of Performance Dog, collected during
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Sometimes it’s best to have a radiologist interpret X-ray results. By: blumenbiene Your pet needs X-rays. Your vet takes the X-rays. Here is a common conversation that might follow: Vet: “I’d like to send Dodo’s X-rays out for a radiology consult.” Client: “Why? Don’t you know how to read X-rays?” Vet: “Well, yes, but I
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Some national parks let dogs in; they just have to be on a leash. By: CosmoShiva These days, when I go on vacation, it’s usually to a national park. I love to lose myself in nature and hike for miles with my Border Terrier by my side. Sadly, many U.S. national parks don’t allow dogs
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Ragdolls love playing fetch. By: iStock.com/CasarsaGuru 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 15–20 pounds for males, 10–15 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 15–20 years, on average (if kept indoors) Ragdolls are large cats, one of the largest of all cat breeds. They have a sturdy build and large blue eyes. The medium-length coat is pointed; the body is lighter
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Whether your male dog needs neutering depends on a variety of factors. By: Pixabay What are the pros and cons of neutering male dogs? It’s a question often asked about male puppies, especially when they reach that rambunctious, playful, bonk-their-favorite-cuddly-toy phase. Indeed, some people react emotionally about making this decision. Many (often men) are dead-set
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Itching from fleas all the time makes for much misery. By: Deedee86 Fleas: Even the word makes you shudder. These little critters are some of the most persistent pests you’ll ever come across, and while you’re eradicating them, they continue to make life miserable for you and your pets. Fleas can also be dangerous. Smaller
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Veterinarians must keep a strict accounting of the controlled drugs they prescribe. By: moshehar The opioid crisis and drug abuse affect veterinarians now more than ever. When an addict is desperate, they will get drugs any way they can. I’ve had some close calls. In my bucolic New England town, we were awakened by my
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