Smallbatch Pets Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of frozen dog duckbatch sliders due a potential Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
The cover of the most recent edition of Time magazine states, “The Answers Issue: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know.” When I initially glanced at the centerfold’s jazzy appearing infographic titled, “Where Do Designer Dogs Come From?” I winced and my heart raced a bit. Uh oh, would this feature enhance public interest in the “designer hybrids?
If you want to cut down on costly doctor’s bills, you should adopt a pet! The HABRI Foundation releases research that shows how much pets save us in medical costs.While we all know our pets are priceless, experts have in fact been able to assign a dollar value to the health benefits they provide – and it’s a pretty hefty one!
Sugar-sweet This is how cozy cat life is! How cute: The fluffy cat Kiska has probably decided to start this day very comfortably and not take a step today. So lucky that her owner is so fond of it ... Cats are simply professionals in enjoying life from its most cozy side and this sweet velvet paw is the best example of it.
ConstipationBuster, an 8 year old neutered male kitty, came to his family veterinarian after his owner noticed a few piles of vomit on the floor. Over the past few weeks, Buster had been straining to defecate in the litter box. After a physical exam, the vet explained that Buster had severe constipation.
With an abundance of animals available for adoption, researchers are looking for ways to increase adoption rates. New research is giving insight that can assist shelter staff ensure dogs put their best paw forward.You’ve seen the commercials or been to a shelter in person, or at the very least, you’ve seen pictures of dogs in shelters–caged and looking lonely, scared and well, not likely to be welcomed with open arms as a family’s new pet.