Monday, October 17, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Mars Petcare recalls Cesar Classics Filet Mignon dog food for plastic pieces

Mars Cesar Classics Filet Mignon dog food recall

Mars Petcare has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of "Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food products" due to a potential choking risk from small pieces of plastic which has been mixed accidentally in the food during the production process.

The product can be purchased individually, as well as in flavor variety multi-packs. The lot codes listed below are the only products affected by this recall.

Consumers who have bought the affected products are advised to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange. There are a small number of reports from consumers finding the plastic pieces, the company have not yet received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product.

Each Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor product will have a lot code printed on the side of the tray that begins with 631FKKC or 631GKKC and best-before date between 08/04/18 and 08/05/18.

The Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor can also be found in variety packs with the following lot codes: 632D14JC, 633B24JC, 634A14JC, 634A24JC, 634B14JC, 634B24JC, 634E14JC, 635A24JC, 635B14JC, 636D24JC and 636E14JC. The best before date falls between 08/04/18 and 08/05/18.

Lot Code is indicated by the red box below:

Mars Cesar Classics Filet Mignon dog food recall

The company said they are working with its distributors and retail customers to make sure the recalled products are no longer sold and are removed from inventory. Those with questions may contact the company at 1-800-421-6456.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dog Owners Warned about Dangerous Bacterial Disease

Dog disease, lepto in dogs, leptospirosis

Dog disease, lepto in dogs, leptospirosis

Veterinarians in Chicago has warned dog owners about the increasing cases of a bacterial disease that is fatal to dogs and can be passed on to humans too. The disease is called leptospirosis and they said that they are alarmed about the recent rise in incidents of the disease in Chicago which is because of increasing rat populations and recent wet weather.

Lepto is a bacteria found in rats and is usually passed on to dogs through the consumption of standing water or when they step on it with their paws when they lick their paws they will be infected. The bacteria that causes leptospirosis is spread through the urine of infected animals and can live in water or soil for weeks to months.

Veterinarians in nearly every state are diagnosing more cases every year, so the need to protect dogs is on the rise.

Symptoms of leptospirosis are similar to those of the flu, which includes vomiting and diarrhea. There is a vaccine but it isn't foolproof because there are many strains.
If left untreated, it can lead to kidney damage, meningitis (inflammation of the membrane around the brain and spinal cord), liver failure, respiratory distress, and even death.

In humans, it can cause a wide range of symptoms, some of which may be mistaken for other diseases. Some infected persons, however, may have no symptoms at all.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Bath-time Cute Little Puppy - mynameis_mango

cute little puppy, puppy, white puppy

I found this clip on Instagram from the user mynameis_mango, this cute little white critter is simply too adorable while having a relaxing bath. He's like having a spa session he just chill unlike my dog which is like a wrestling match every bath time.

Really adorable dog, I'll have this clip as my screensaver!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

What will you do if your pet outlives you?

dog lake
love this photo, the man treat his dog with arthritis in a lake.

As a pet owner this is one of my fears, since I consider my pet as part of my family and I worry about who will take care of my pet when I'm gone or if I'm incapable of caring for my pet.

I read on the that you actually have options on what to do incase you outlive your pet. You can set up a trust account and assign a pet guardian. However, if you can't find someone willing to take your pet, there are other options to prevent your pet going through a public county facility or shelter. You can entrust your loving pet to "Furever Friends Rescue." They are a nonprofit organization and they have managed to adopt out over 1,500 dogs and cats and helped over 300 families.

People who are facing assisted living, nursing homes, hospice or those dealing with the death of a loved one now have an option to entrust their pets to be put up for adoption in a new loving family.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Bear Enjoys Playing in a Swimming Pool

Bear Enjoys Playing in a Swimming Pool

A cuddly bear decided to beat the Southern California heat by entering a house with a swimming pool and the bear clearly enjoy playing in the pool. He even gnaw at toys left in the pool.