Monthly Archives: December 2015

Are You Worried About the Safety of Your Pet’s Food?

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Food safety is just as important when it comes to our pets as it to us. As the year 2015 ended two separate pet food safety issues required recalls in America. Both listeria and salmonella reports caused the recall of two separate company products in the month of December.
Typically, recall actions occur in one of three ways:

  • the firm or company can initiate the recall themselves
  • the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can request a recall
  • the FDA can order a recall

No matter how the recall happens, it is comforting for pet owners across America to know that government agencies, as well as pet food companies themselves, are looking out for the safety of our pets.
While every pet owner is obviously concerned about the health and safety of the food they

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Reasons to Extend Your Dog’s Family With Dog Breeders

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We all love our pets and for some they even become just another member of the family. Dogs show so much love and appreciation to us, that it only makes sense we would like to do the same for them. Unfortunately, the hectic everyday lives of most people don’t always accommodate for this.

One of the most heart wrenching factors that comes with owning a dog is when leaving for work and they give the saddest eyes and expression you could imagine. As many as 75% of pet owners surveyed feel guilty leaving their pets at home while they are at work, according to a 2000 study by the Lakewood, Colorado-based American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

But some people don’t realize how serious this can actually be. An estimated 4% of the 55 million dogs in the United States actually suffer from separation anxiety when

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