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Natura Pet Recall

Natura Pet, makers of Innova, EVO, California Natural, and Healthwise pet food recalled some of it’s products on March 18th, 2013 due to possible salmonella contamination.

If you feed your dog Innova, EVO, California Natural or Healthwise dog food, please view this press release from Natura Pet for complete details on the products being recalled.

The affected products were sold in bags through veterinary clinics, select pet specialty retailers, and online in the United States, Canada, Korea, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Costa Rica. Product expiration dates range from 12/17/2013 – 1/2/2014. No other dry food, canned food, biscuits, bars or treats are affected by this announcement.

Salmonella can affect not only animals but people as well that could become sick after handling the contaminated products. Symptoms to watch out for include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Pets with salmonella may be lethargic, have decreased appetite and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea fever and vomiting.

For further information or a product replacement or refund call Natura toll-free at 800-224-6123. (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM CST).

Source:
Natura Pet Issues Voluntary Recall of Specialized Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk (NaturaPet.com)

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Tail Wags is written by Amanda Carlson, a professional dog walker, pet sitter, and dog mom to Zuma.  She is also the pack leader of Amanda's Pet Care in Arlington, VA.

Have you seen Zoe in Arlington?

by Amanda on June 12, 2011 · 2 comments

UPDATE 8/23/11: After 3 long months away from her family, Zoe has been found and is home safe!

Zoe is a Boston Terrier that went missing around 1pm on Tuesday, May 24th from the corner of N Quincy St and 25th St N in Arlington, Virginia. She was wearing the Easter egg collar shown in the picture above when she disappeared.

There have been sightings reported of her along Military Rd, near Marymount University and Washington Golf Club in Arlington, Virginia.

If you see her, please call 703-524-2464 or 571-334-5585 with any information. Thank you!

For more information and updates on lost dogs in the area, please follow Lost & Found Dogs – DC Metro Area on Facebook.

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Tail Wags is written by Amanda Carlson, a professional dog walker, pet sitter, and dog mom to Zuma.  She is also the pack leader of Amanda's Pet Care in Arlington, VA.

Update on Mason the “Tornado Dog”

June 2, 2011




I shared a story a couple weeks ago about Mason, a dog that was carried away by one of the tornadoes in Alabama and crawled his way home two weeks later with two broken legs. I’m happy to share an update that Mason had surgery on his broken legs, is doing well, and should be […]

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Missing Cat Comes Home During Interview

May 20, 2011




Yesterday I shared a story from CNN about a dog that walked home on two broken legs after the Alabama tornadoes. Today I have another amazing pet reunion story about a cat that had gone missing during the tornadoes last month and just happened to come home while his owner was being interviewed. I think […]

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Dog Walks Home on Two Broken Legs After Tornadoes

May 19, 2011




This is an amazing and heartbreaking story that I saw on Morning Express with Robin Meade this morning. Mason, a dog that was carried away by one of the tornadoes in Alabama, crawled his way home two weeks later with two broken legs. I hope Mason’s vets are able to help his legs heal! If […]

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Pig Ear Dog Treats Recalled

May 4, 2011




Keys Manufacturing Co. Inc. of Paris, Illinois is recalling their Pig Ears for Pet Treats chews due to possible salmonella contamination. The pet treats were distributed in Virginia as well as Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. The product was distributed in 100 count cases packed in […]

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