Safety

Botulism Concern With IcelandicPlus Fish Treats

Out of an abundance of caution, Pennsylvania-based company IcelandicPlus has issued a recall of their Capelin dog and cat treats. Per FDA guidelines, fish over 5 inches long has the potential to cause botulism poisoning. The FDA has determined that salt-cured, dried, or fermented un-eviscerated fish larger than 5 inches are linked to outbreaks of …

Blind, Deaf Poodle Survives Being Taken By Hawk

Unfortunately, small dogs are at a disadvantage when it comes to defending themselves. They should never be left outside unattended because you never know what wild animals could be out there looking for a snack. Deborah Falcione thought her beloved pups were safe on her deck, but she quickly realized her mistake. Sadly, her deaf, …

Flight Policy Changes After Two Dogs Die in Three Days

Duke was a large male boxer. He was cherished by his human, Australian Kay Newman. She watched in horror as her dog was left in a crate on the tarmac during a delay. Temperatures soared to over 102℉. Her sweet boy could not handle the heat, especially inside a kennel that radiated inside like an …

8 Must Know Emergency Dog First Aid Procedures

You buy high-quality dog food, keep up with regular veterinary visits, and vaccinate your pup against infectious diseases. You do everything you can think of to keep your furry BFF safe and healthy, but do you know how to perform dog first aid? Are you prepared to act if your pet stops breathing or goes …

Two Missing Dog Cases Unite Their Communities With Very Different Results

Meadow and Bella are two of many dogs that went missing around the holidays. What sets them apart is the incredible support their respective communities provided in helping to bring them home. The city of Birmingham, Alabama rallied around Atlanta resident, Lauren Johnson when her dog Meadow became lost. Residents of Charleston, SC did the …

Wag! Calls Off Search After Losing ANOTHER Dog In Their Care

Wag! is at it again. Heartbreakingly, we have to share that another customer trusted Wag! to take care of their dogs and Wag! failed in every tragic way. Wag! walked two dogs and only one of them made it home. It’s become a far too familiar tale for the “Uber of dog walking.” Wag! has …

RECALL: Black Hawk Dog Food Has Fears Of Mold Contamination

Dog food company MasterPet has issued a voluntary and immediate recall for 9 batches of their Black Hawk Dog Food because of possible mold contamination. This recall was for their food that was manufactured between August and November 2019. Their ongoing quality control process helped them discover that some products were developing mold, so they …

Popular Cleaning Product Is Dangerously Toxic To Dogs

Donna Brydon is a dog mom to an adorable King Charles Spaniel named Skye. The pair had a close call and scary situation recently after the 12-week old puppy came into contact with a popular cleaning product. Brydon shared her story to warn dog families everywhere that the product could make your dog sick, or …

HELP: Make It Illegal To Leave Your Dog Out In The Cold!

Dogs are an important part of our families. They deserve to be loved and cared for just like any other family member. However, there are many people that don’t think like this. They will leave their dogs chained up outside, even in extreme weather! It’s common knowledge that dogs shouldn’t be left alone in a …

How To Perform A Monthly Canine Cancer Check

Unusual lumps and bumps can appear on your dog’s skin and grow without you noticing. Therefore, in order to keep your dog as healthy as possible, you should check them at least once a month. Oregon State University and Chase Away K9 Cancer provide lots of beneficial information on how to properly check your dog …