October 28, 2013
by Kat Sherbo

FDA Responds to Hundreds of Pet Deaths with New Pet Food Safety Regulations

In the wake of almost 600 pet deaths linked to jerky treats, the FDA is making strides toward the first-ever set of rules governing pet food production and sales. In the past, contaminated and dangerous pet foods, treats, and animal … Continue reading

October 23, 2013
by Kat Sherbo

580 Pet Deaths Linked to Jerky Treats, FDA Looking for Cause Since 2007

October 22, 2013 – The FDA has issued a statement warning about illnesses linked to jerky treats that have killed 580 pets to date. The total number of animals affected is much higher: “As of Sept. 24, 2013, over 3,600 dogs and … Continue reading

September 13, 2013
by Kat Sherbo

Help Pets Affected by Colorado Flooding

Disastrous flooding in Colorado along a 150-mile stretch of the state’s Front Range, both north and south of Denver, has caused 3 human deaths and thousands of evacuations. As always, pets are just affected by disasters as their people. Here’s how … Continue reading


September 12, 2013
by Kat Sherbo
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Is a Mutated Pig Virus Killing Ohio Dogs?

Dogs in Ohio may be falling sick with a virus that’s made a jump from pigs to canines. So far eight dogs have been struck with similar and debilitating symptoms: vasculitis (destruction of blood vessels), severe vomiting, bloody diarrhea, fluid around the … Continue reading

September 11, 2013
by Kat Sherbo

Kritter’s Kitchen Kreations Recalls Joey’s Jerky Chicken Dog Treats

September 10, 2013 – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is announcing a voluntary recall of Joey’s Jerky brand Chicken Jerky due to possible Salmonella risk. What: All packages of Joey’s Jerky brand Chicken Jerky are being recalled. Joey’s Jerky is … Continue reading