Posts Categorized: pet safety

Nutri-Vet Dog Food Recalls

Nutri-Vet Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, ID is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky Products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for Salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having… Read more »

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

While walking a client’s new 4-month-old Golden Retriever puppy and watching in horror as she started to eat her own poop, I wondered why on earth would they do that?  It’s bad enough when they eat cat poop but their own?  Of course, one’s immediate thought after witnessing this vomit-inducing scene is, I just let… Read more »

Holiday Foods for Pets to Avoid

Before you give in to those big, brown eyes and feed your pet that leftover turkey leg or Halloween candy bar, be aware of the harmful and even deadly consequences of feeding “people” food to your pet. If you are having Thanksgiving Dinner at your house, one way to reduce this temptation is to feed… Read more »