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Posted on: 12:35:31 AM 3/20/2007

This is going to get very ugly.


From the ar...

Posted on: 6:55:10 PM 3/19/2007

I would suggest you get together with your vet, document what happened in as much detail as possible, find the receipt for when you purchased the food, and then contact a lawyer.

Most likely the company is going to end up quickly settling...

Posted on: 6:11:26 PM 3/19/2007

I saw that story yesterday. It reminds me of the recent PETA scandal. At least in NC it's only animal abuse if there is malicious intent, so the PETA operatives were ultimately acquitted. Because they thought the animals were better off dead than in ...

Posted on: 3:52:13 PM 3/19/2007

What you are describing does not sound like the symptoms of renal failure, which is the disease being caused by the recalled food.

These are some of the symptoms of renal failure: excessive drinking, excessive urinating, not eating, lethar...

Posted on: 3:46:30 PM 3/19/2007

The manufacturers may not be getting the word out efficiently because it's a "voluntary" recall, not a recall initiated by the government. The recall is also kind of confused because there is both the contract manufacturer (Menu Foods) and the name ...

Posted on: 2:27:13 PM 3/19/2007

Yes, I know feeding a raw diet can be good for dogs. I recently considered switching my own dog to Nature's Variety Raw, but decided to go with an organic dog kibble instead. Both are valid choices.

But, even Iams is a valid choice--it i...

Posted on: 1:38:31 PM 3/19/2007

The "Designer Dog" craze made it to the news.


Posted on: 11:52:41 AM 3/19/2007

A couple we know has a Maine coon type cat they got from the shelter. It is very dog-like. It wears a harness and they walk it on a leash and take it shopping with them. He is very friendly and a brave cat--they showed up at a backyard BBQ party wit...

Posted on: 11:48:17 AM 3/19/2007

Just want to point out a few items.

If you handle raw chicken you could be at risk for salmonella poisoning, which is bacterial; if you handle raw beef, especially ground beef, then pathogenic E. coli or, rarely, beef tapeworm, could make ...

Posted on: 3:32:26 PM 3/18/2007

When my dog is shedding, just brush him more often, either with his standard brush or the shedding blade.

You could try using a shedding blade (also called shedding comb, rake, etc.). Sounds kind of scary-it is a metal strip with serrate...

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