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Good news for pet food consumers!

Last month, Animal Wellness Magazine released a blog on Susan Thixton’s plan to confront congress in Washington, DC. Supported by Dr. Karen Becker and...

Pet food consumer advocates confront congress

Susan Thixton, pet food safety advocate and author of Buyer Beware and truthaboutpetfood.com, has been a leader in the world of pet food for many...

Pet food recalls

It’s been ten years since the huge pet food recall that sickened thousands of dogs and cats. How has pet food safety improved –...

Can my cat get mercury poisoning from fish?

While mercury in fish and shellfish is a widespread problem, it doesn’t mean you have to eliminate it entirely from your cat’s diet. Here's...

The lowdown on jerky

Why are dogs getting sick from jerky treats, and is anything being done about it? You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the risks of...

Looking into pet food ingredients

One good thing comes out of pet food recalls – they urge manufacturers and regulatory bodies to pay more attention to the ingredients that...

The impact of antibiotic resistance in pets

Alternative therapies can help combat the issue of antibiotic resistance in our animal companions.  It’s getting a lot of media attention these days. From news...

Why do pet food recalls happen?

Why do pet food recalls keep happening, and what’s being done about it? These days, it seems consumer product recalls are a fact of life....

All about the melamine pet food recall of 2007

It may have happened over a decade ago, but the pet food recall of 2007 is still painfully fresh in most of our minds.  In...

Does your dog need the Lyme vaccine?

Will the Lyme vaccine protect your dog from tick-borne illnesses? Maybe. But that doesn't mean he should get it. The first vaccine to help prevent...