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Salmonella Contamination Recall Spreads To Pet Food

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Concerns over salmonella contamination in peanut-flavored pet food have PetSmart recalling seven dog biscuit products, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA published a notice of voluntary recall issued by the company for its line of “Grreat Choice” dog biscuits sold between August 21, 2008, and January 19, 2009. According to PetSmart’s statement, the firm “is not aware of any reported cases of illness related to these products…” The move is precautionary and due to the fact that salmonella contaminated peanut products produced by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) may be in the recalled dog food (biscuit). The company is advising consumers who have these products to stop using them at once. The recalled products are: Small Assorted 32 oz., UPC 73725702900 Small/Medium Assorted 4 lb., UPC 73725700601 Small/Medium Assorted 8 lb., UPC 73725700605 Small/Medium Assorted...

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Pedigree Dog Food Recall

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There has been a voluntarily recall of a limited number of PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites bags due to concerns about salmonella contamination. Only product sold in California and Nevada is involved, and only dog food sold in Costco and Albertson’s stores. The Pedigree brand is made by Mars Petcare, who issued a statement saying, “There have been no complaints or reports of injury resulting from consumption or handling of the recalled product.” Here are the key facts according to statements issued by Mars Petcare: This effects dog food purchased in California and Nevada only. The recall applies only to product sold at Costco and Albertsons. The product is PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites. Look for a Best Buy Date of 07/2009. You’ll find the Best Buy Date Location on the back of bag. If you have...

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Yorkshire Terrier Dog – Puppies Stolen By Gunman Caught On Video In Los Angeles (Koreatown)

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Astonishing video of thieves holding up breeders of Yorkshire Terriers in Los Angeles (Koreatown) shows the gun wielding thugs ordering the victims around and chasing after the valuable tiny dogs. The victim was Kelly Lee according to police. Play Video Yorkshire Terrier Dogs – Puppies Stolen By Gunman And Caught on Tape Associated Press – (APTN) Mar. 02, 2007. 03:16 AM EST An adult female dog and five Yorkshire Terrier puppies are shown being stolen by two thieves with guns. (March 2) Please Note: A new window will open. Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Innova dog food, Canidae dog food, and other great dog foods for you to consider. Please support DogExplorer.com with a subscription. DogExplorer.com is always seeking the world’s ugliest dog themed pictures of dogs. It is...

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Pet Dogs Slaughtered In South Korean Reaction To Bird Flu

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www.DogExplorer.com News — The government of South Korea, through the offices of local officials in the rural city of Iksan, have begun destroying pet dogs claimed to pose a risk to public health as potential carriers of the avian flu H5N1, more commonly known as the bird flu. Despite the increasing popularity of dogs as pets among younger and affluent Korean citizens of larger cities, the dog is still bred and raised for meat to be consumed by humans in many parts of the country. Similar measures taken by China recently resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of dogs (due to claims of rabies concerns), and large amounts of criticism from the international community and PETA. According to an Associated Press story, international health experts have stated that there is no evidence non-bird species can transmit bird...

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World’s Smallest Police Dog? Midge May be!

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A Chihuahua Rat Terrier mutt mix weighing only 8 pounds just could be the world’s smallest police dog. This tiny canine cop is not intended to chase down bank robbers or provide protection for high ranking elected officials. Click To View Dog Video News Story Please Note: A new window will open. The 1 year old dog, called Midge, has a nose for marijuana and only marijuana that passed a rigorous test from authorities in her home state of Ohio, qualifying her to sniff under color of authority. Do you know of a smaller police dog? Tell us about it! Looking for premium dog food for your special friends? We have a great selection of Innova dog food, Canidae dog food, and other great dog foods for you to consider. Please support DogExplorer.com with a subscription. DogExplorer.com is always...

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