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    The best dog food, according to experts and veterinarians

    Dogs provide humans with unconditional love and emotional support, which pet owners might be especially thankful for during the stressful times we are living through. Feeding your dog a nutritious diet is just one way to show them how much you care, in addition to providing them with the right dog bed, toys to play with and the occasional dog treat. Simply put, dogs deserve to eat well — in fact, “appropriate food” is fourth in the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Guidelines for Responsible Pet Ownership. And with Amazon Prime Day currently underway, you can find savings on many  

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    Fromm recalls 5,500 cases of canned dog food

    MEQUON, WIS. — Fromm Family Foods announced a voluntary recall on Oct. 1 including 5,500 cases of its shredded dog food formulas due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. Consumers were warned to stop feeding the recalled products immediately. The recall includes four products distributed to neighborhood pet stores across the United States. Each product included in the recall was sold in 12-can multipacks. Four-Star Shredded Beef in Gravy Entrée food for dogs  (12 oz cans) UPC: 7270511876 Best By Date: 082024 Four-Star Shredded Chicken in Gravy Entrée (12 oz cans) UPC: 7270511880 Best By Date: 082024 Four-Star Shredded  

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    Champion launches 2 wet dog food lines in Canada

    EDMONTON, ALBERTA — Champion Petfoods on Oct. 5 announced it has launched two new wet dog food lines in the Canadian pet food market: ACANA® Premium Chunks Wet Dog Food and ORIJEN® Premium Wet Dog Food. “The demand for premium wet dog food continues to grow in Canada, because pet owners are looking for foods high in animal protein that even the pickiest of pets will love,” said James Burns, director of marketing for Champion Petfoods in Canada. “Our wet food allows dogs to have a nutritious option that can be fed on its own as a full and balanced  

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    FDA warns of hundreds of dog deaths, illnesses linked to company’s pet food

    The Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners after it found that products made by Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. have been “associated with the illness or death of hundreds of pets who had eaten the company’s dry dog food.” The agency said in a release on Tuesday that it has issued a warning letter to the Indiana-based company after finding as of Aug. 9 that more than 130 pet deaths and more than 220 illnesses may be linked to eating brands of pet food manufactured by Midwestern. The FDA has issued a warning to pet owners after it found  

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    Pet food goes plant-based as investors including Mark Cuban line up

    Plant-based meat products have made their way into grocery stores, restaurants, and onto kitchen tables thanks in large part to Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. Now your pet’s food bowl is the next place you might find plant-based products. Pet ownership and spending has boomed in the U.S. amid the pandemic. Seventy percent of Americans, or roughly 90.5 million homes, now own a pet, according to the American Pet Products Association. That represents an all-time high and is up from 67% of households in 2020. In 2020, $103.6 billion was spent in the U.S. on pet-related products and services,  

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    Manna Pro Acquires Whole Food Pet Supplement Brand | News

    Manna Pro Products, a St. Louis-based manufacturer and marketer of pet care and nutrition products, has agreed to acquire Dinovite, a 20-year-old family-owned and operated online pet brand that offers premium whole food supplements and wellness products for dogs and cats. “Dinovite is a strong brand in the direct-to-consumer channel, and its category-leading customer service and commitment to happy, healthy lives for pets aligns with Manna Pro’s mission of Nurturing Life,” said John Howe, CEO of Manna Pro. “Over the last 20 years, Dinovite has built an incredibly loyal base of pet parents who have come to trust the brand’s  

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    Dog food recall hits PetSmart: What owners should know

    A voluntary recall was issued here in August of 2021 for frozen dog food sold at PetSmart stores in the USA. The specific sort of dogfood included with the recall was made by the Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company of Monroe, Washington, and it affects approximately 51,000 packages of frozen dog food. If you’ve purchased Simply Nourish frozen dog food in the recent past, this is important. Per the announcement from Wet Noses, consumers should “stop feeding the products listed below to their dogs.” The affected packages contain “elevated levels of Vitamin D.” You might say – so what?  

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    How to buy the best cat food, according to veterinarians

    Good news. Your cat needs you. They also need the right cat food, not just a separate bowl of dog food. Like dog food, there are many options on the market when it comes to cat food. “Cats are often thought of and fed as smaller dogs,” says Tim Julien, DVM, the chief medical officer at Paz Veterinary in Austin, Texas. “It turns out cats are not small dogs. Cats are obligate, or strict, carnivores and have a decreased ability to digest and use carbohydrates.” So what’s the best cat food for your obligate carnivore? We consulted experts about how  

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