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Pet Food Ingredients


How much is too much? Lead in Pet Food

How much is too much? Lead in Pet Food

A new pet food lawsuit filed against Blue Buffalo states the dog food contained "a staggering 840 ppb of lead" ...
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Trick of the Pet Food Trade

Trick of the Pet Food Trade

How does Big Pet Feed make extra millions? By luring unknowing consumers into spending hundreds of dollars more a year ...
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Feed Grade means You must Trust

Feed Grade means You must Trust

It’s important for consumers to understand exactly what feed grade is. Feed grade pet food isn’t all bad, it’s murky; ...
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The Type of Meat Evanger's Really Used

The Type of Meat Evanger’s Really Used

It was more than inedible, the meat supplier Evanger's Pet Food purchased from was a dead animal carcass processor. A ...
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Verification of Pet Food Ingredients

Verification of Pet Food Ingredients

It is a minor step forward, but it is a step forward. Suppliers of the pet food ingredient salmon meal ...
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We're not buying it...but Vets are

We’re not buying it…but Vets are

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention 2016 survey of pet owners and veterinarians tells us we have some disagreements with ...
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Pet Food Regulations


We had Significant Success in Washington DC

We had Significant Success in Washington DC

With a great deal of work to go, I am thrilled to report to consumers that our trip to Washington ...
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The Difference between Human Grade Pet Food made in the US and a Pet Food made in a Human Food Facility in Thailand

The Difference between Human Grade Pet Food made in the US and a Pet Food made in a Human Food Facility in Thailand

Pet owners in Australia have been working to determine why their pets got sick and/or died linked to Weruva's BFF ...
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Does $200 Million Tax Revenue Buy Selective Enforcement of Pet Food

Does $200 Million Tax Revenue Buy Selective Enforcement of Pet Food

What is more important to the state of Florida - the health of animals and enforcement of law or $200 ...
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Using the Regulation We Get to Our Advantage

Using the Regulation We Get to Our Advantage

The one thing that consumers can pretty much depend on in the regulation of pet food is the words and ...
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Recalls


United Pet Group Expands Voluntary Recall of Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products
United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. is voluntarily expanding its recall of multiple brands of packages of ...
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United Pet Group Expands Voluntary Recall of Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products

Loving Pets Voluntarily Recalls Limited Lot Numbers of Air-Puffed Dog Treats
Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ is voluntarily recalling a limited number of dog treats because of the potential to be ...
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Loving Pets Voluntarily Recalls Limited Lot Numbers of Air-Puffed Dog Treats

UNITED PET GROUP VOLUNTARY RECALLS MULTIPLE BRANDS OF RAWHIDE CHEW PRODUCTS FOR DOGS DUE TO POSSIBLE CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION
United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. is voluntarily recalling multiple brands of packages of rawhide dog chew ...
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UNITED PET GROUP VOLUNTARY RECALLS MULTIPLE BRANDS OF RAWHIDE CHEW PRODUCTS FOR DOGS DUE TO POSSIBLE CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION


Dr. Michael Fox


Exercise Helps Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dr. Michael Fox shares some interesting information from a study showing exercise has clinically proven to help with IBD in ...
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Exercise Helps Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

From Pet Foods To Human Foods: Roundup
Monsanto complained vociferously to newspapers that carried my Animal Doctor column in which I cited a research study that reported ...
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From Pet Foods To Human Foods: Roundup

Variety is the Spice of Life
For decades pet owners have been advised to feed their animals the same kind manufactured food every day in order ...
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Variety is the Spice of Life


Dr. Cathy Alinovi


Why has my black cat’s coat has turned red?
Black coat color is produced by a pigment called melanin. Melanin is the same pigment in human skin that turns ...
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Why has my black cat’s coat has turned red?

What are the ingredients of vaccines?
The list of ingredients for most vaccines is proprietary information – this means vaccine companies are not required to disclose ...
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What are the ingredients of vaccines?

Cancer: what to do when your dog is diagnosed
Statistics presented by veterinary insurance companies report that 25% of dogs will develop cancer before they die. For some reason, ...
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Cancer: what to do when your dog is diagnosed


Pet Food News


Is No-Hide Dog Treat Actually Hide?

Is No-Hide Dog Treat Actually Hide?

A dog has died. The treat stuck in the dog's throat - which killed her - is sold to consumers ...
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Wysong's Lawsuit Dismissed

Wysong’s Lawsuit Dismissed

Another lawsuit that could have benefited pet food consumers has been dismissed. The judge felt Wysong did not prove their ...
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Chinese Jerky Treat Manufacturer Opens Plant in US

Chinese Jerky Treat Manufacturer Opens Plant in US

Many pet owners will remember the name - Gambol Pet Products. They were one of several Chinese jerky treat manufacturers ...
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Prescription Pet Food Lawsuit to be Dismissed

Prescription Pet Food Lawsuit to be Dismissed

A judge has determined that the lawsuit against Hill's, Purina, Royal Canin and Iams prescription pet foods does not prove ...
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The Next Step - Consumer Support

The Next Step – Consumer Support

The procedural request has been submitted, now it is time for pet owners to gather signatures telling AAFCO consumers support ...
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FDA issues Warning Letter to Evanger's Pet Food

FDA issues Warning Letter to Evanger’s Pet Food

Dated June 29, 2017 - FDA issues a Warning Letter to Evanger's Pet Food stating "we found serious violations of ...
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Pets


Meet Gracie
My heart couldn't stand it - we have adopted a new pup. She's a terrier mix we are calling Gracie ...
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Meet Gracie

We Lost Our Battle - Kirby
I am heartbroken to report that my little buddy Kirby has gone on to cross Rainbow Bridge. He'll be helping ...
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We Lost Our Battle – Kirby