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New Pet Food Recall Started Affecting Dog Biscuits

2009-01-21 12:14
Grreat Choice Dog Biscuits that PetSmart Recalls

PetSmart is issuing a new pet food recall that affects certain types of dog food and biscuits as the latest peanut butter product recalls expand.

PetSmart is voluntarily recalling seven of its Grreat Choice® Dog Biscuit products that contain peanut paste made by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). PCA is the focus of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into potential salmonella contamination of peanut butter and paste made at its Blakely, Georgia facility.

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Malawi: Confirmed Rabies Case In Puppy

2008-11-21 12:28

The Health Protection Agency has been made aware of a case of confirmed rabies in a puppy that may have been in contact with UK travellers at the Mabuya Camp backpacker lodge near Lilongwe (the capital of Malawi).

The Agency is asking anyone who stayed at the lodge between 28th October and 14th November and who had any contact with the puppy to seek medical advice. It is understood that around 75 UK travellers stayed during this time.

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Hypoallergenic Dogs And Best Breeds For Allergy Sufferers

2008-11-08 18:31
Obama and Hypoallergenic Dogs

The world is dancing in the street at the election of Barack Obama. His every word is news and everyone wants to know what he will do next. During his victory speech he announced he will be getting a new family dog for the white house and animal lovers everywhere are weighing in on the best Hypoallergenic Dog for the first family. The blogosphere is buzzing with names, breeds and advice for this major decision.

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Salmonella Prompts Tops, Pedigree Pet, Dog Food Recall

2008-09-13 01:47

Pedigree has announced a voluntary dog and pet food recall of Mars brands from its Everson plan and Tops market are alson announcing the recall from the shelves.

Mars Pet Food recall from Pedigree is a Class I recall, which means that this is the most serious. Eating the food may cause health problems or even death.

Here is the letter from Debra Crew (Pedigree US General Manager) about the dog food recall.

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Study: 9/11 Dogs Suffered Few Health Effects

2008-07-04 09:44

A new study in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association reveals that New York Police Department dogs deployed to the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, have not experienced any long-term health effects.

The study focuses on 27 dogs that assisted in relief efforts at the site, many of which remained deployed throughout the 37-week cleanup operation. Both short-term and long-term health assessments were conducted.

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