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FDA Investigates Potential Connection to Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

FDA Investigates Potential Connection to Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) ...
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The Two Most Important Words of Pet Food Meat Ingredients

The Two Most Important Words of Pet Food Meat Ingredients

"And passed." USDA inspected 'and passed'. These two words are significantly important to finding a quality pet food ...
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An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

Thanks to new research brought to our attention by Dr. Michael W. Fox, we have learned that antimicrobial additives can ...
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It's Not Pet Food, It's a Waste Disposal System

It’s Not Pet Food, It’s a Waste Disposal System

It isn't publicly mentioned often (by government), but found within the Federal Register...FDA openly admits the agency allows pet food/animal ...
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Double Dose of Pet Food Toxins

Double Dose of Pet Food Toxins

An annual survey of mycotoxin risks of grain ingredients in North America found 80% of samples tested contained two dangerous ...
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The First State to Address (part of) the Problem in Pet Food

The First State to Address (part of) the Problem in Pet Food

The State of Ohio has introduced legislation to prohibit the use of euthanized animals in pet food and prohibit the ...
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Pet Food Regulations


The Pay Per View Regulation of Pet Food

The Pay Per View Regulation of Pet Food

Your tax dollars are paying for it, but you have no access to what you've paid for. Another huge absurdity ...
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Pet Food Ingredient Identity Protection

Pet Food Ingredient Identity Protection

Regulatory authorities continue to discuss changing the name of "villain" pet food ingredients that industry claims confuses consumers ...
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'With' Very Little Meat

‘With’ Very Little Meat

How much meat do you think is in that pet food "with" chicken or beef? It's not much...not much at ...
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Risk assessment: Raw pet food or the Government regulating it?

Risk assessment: Raw pet food or the Government regulating it?

If all the raw pet food recalls have you a little worried, when you learn of the action behind many ...
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Recalls


Radagast Pet Food voluntarily recalls three lots of Cat Food
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. voluntarily recalls three lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe and one lot of ...
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Radagast Pet Food voluntarily recalls three lots of Cat Food

Dave’s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food
Dave’s Pet Food of Agawam, MA is recalling a single lot of Dave’s Dog Food 95% premium beef cans because ...
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Dave’s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food

Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Good Buddy and Backcountry Treats Containing Beef
Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties ...
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Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Good Buddy and Backcountry Treats Containing Beef


Dr. Michael Fox


An Antibacterial Threat to Pets
Thanks to new research brought to our attention by Dr. Michael W. Fox, we have learned that antimicrobial additives can ...
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An Antibacterial Threat to Pets

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


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


Former Texas Feed Inspector Faces Potential Prison Time

Former Texas Feed Inspector Faces Potential Prison Time

A former State Feed (and pet food) Inspector has plead guilty in a federal criminal investigation involving pet food ingredients ...
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Judge rules Champion Lawsuit will continue

Judge rules Champion Lawsuit will continue

Champion's request to dismiss was denied in part, and approved in part. And with what will continue, is a very ...
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Nestle Purina in "talks" to purchase Champion Pet Food

Nestle Purina in “talks” to purchase Champion Pet Food

Per the Wall Street Journal "Nestlé is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Canada’s Champion Petfoods for more ...
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Super Zoo - Pet Food Industry Trade Show

Super Zoo – Pet Food Industry Trade Show

Feed, feed, and more feed. So many products, but just a few actual pet foods ...
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Australian Consumers with a Win

Australian Consumers with a Win

Actions taken by Australian pet food consumers have resulted in a government investigation into the pet food industry. A win ...
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New Film Pets and GMOs

New Film Pets and GMOs

Here's the short new film "Pets and GMOs" ...
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Pets


My birdie buddy CJ
Saying goodbye to my little birdie buddy ...
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My birdie buddy CJ

Saying good-bye to one dear friend, thanking several other friends
This week I said good-bye to Tarzan - our 'wild man'. This is a tribute to Tarzan and a huge ...
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Saying good-bye to one dear friend, thanking several other friends