Jerky Treat Deal: Makers Agree to $6.5 Million Fund

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Jerky Treat Deal: Makers Agree to $ 6.5 Million FundArticle from NBCNews.com: Two of the nation’s biggest makers of jerky treats blamed for deaths and illnesses of thousands of pets have agreed to create a $ 6.5 million fund to compensate dog owners who believe their animals were harmed, according to terms of a settlement […]

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More than half of US pets are overweight or obese, survey finds

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More than half of US pets are overweight or obese, survey findsArticle from CBS News:Almost 53 percent of dogs and 58 percent of cats are overweight or obese, according to a May 2014 survey by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Much like their human companions, many of America’s pets are overweight. Just over half […]

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5/31-6/1: Add a pet to your life for free this weekend

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5/31-6/1: Add a pet to your life for free this weekendArticle from azcentral.com:Ryan Van Velzer, azcentral.com 11 a.m. MST May 28, 2014 Kitties and puppies of all kinds will be available for adoption this weekend at 40 locations in Maricopa County.(Photo: Leveskocka/Getty Images/iStockphoto) 3729 CONNECT azcentral.com >>> Read the full article from the source . […]

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Pet Project: Molly

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Pet Project: MollyArticle from KPRC Houston: WELCOME BACK. IT’S TIME FOR “LOCAL 2″‘S PET PROJECT. I’M HERE WITH SARAH McALLISTER AND WE HAVE LEGS HERE. WE DO. OH, MY GOODNESS. THIS IS THE CUTEST LITTLE TERRIER MIX. WE THINK SHE HAS A LITTLE CHIHUAHUA. SHE’S TEN WEEKS OLD AND JUST A SWEET THING. SHE WAS […]

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PetSmart to Stop Selling Pet Treats Made in China

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PetSmart to Stop Selling Pet Treats Made in ChinaArticle from ABC News: PetSmart said it will join rival Petco and stop selling dog and cat treats made in China because of ongoing fears that the treats are making pets sick. Investigators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration haven’t been able to prove that treats […]

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Petco to Stop Selling Pet Treats Made in China

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Petco to Stop Selling Pet Treats Made in ChinaArticle from ABC News: Petco said Tuesday that it will stop selling dog and cat treats made in China by the end of this year due to ongoing fears that the imported treats are making pets sick. Investigators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration haven’t been […]

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Pet Treat Mystery: More Dogs Dead, 3 People Sick

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Pet Treat Mystery: More Dogs Dead, 3 People SickArticle from NBCNews.com: Pet jerky treats, mostly imported from China, are now linked to more than 1,000 deaths in dogs, more than 4,800 complaints about animal illness, and, for the first time, sickness in three people who ate the products, federal health officials said Friday. But Food […]

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Legal Battle Over Pet Food Ingredients Escalates

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Legal Battle Over Pet Food Ingredients EscalatesArticle from ABC News: A legal battle over pet food ingredients has escalated with a new federal lawsuit against the United States’ largest pet food maker. Blue Buffalo Co. Ltd. sued Nestle Purina PetCare Co. Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis, where Purina is based. The suit […]

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China’s hot pet trend? Dogs primped to look like pandas

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China’s hot pet trend? Dogs primped to look like pandasArticle from New York Post: It’s panda-monium in pet shops in China as dogs that look like the country’s unique and rare bears become all the rage. A dog at the Pet Fair Asia 2010 at the Shanghai International Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China.Photo: Zumapress.com These […]

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With customers trending toward all-natural pet food, North Jersey pet shops adapt

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With customers trending toward all-natural pet food, North Jersey pet shops adaptArticle from NorthJersey.com: Don smith/staff photographer Owner Susan Weinrich of Westwood Pets Unlimited with her dog, Ayla. “There is absolutely a push for better ingredients,” she said. She sells about 10 holistic brands at her Westwood store. * Natural products cost consumers and stores […]

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