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Pentobarbital & Salmonella in dog food: The dog food recalls of 2017

Dog Food Recalls you should know about: Pentobarbital & Salmonella in dog food and the risks involved for your dog.

Protect your pet and keep informed.

What happens if your dog consumes pentobarbital?Dog Food recalls that you are not aware of can harm your pet in some cases it can lead to death. Make sure the pet food you buy for your pet is not in the recall list. The following dog foods listed have been recalled. If you buy these pet foods for your pets, please stop using them immediately. This list is some of the many pet foods that were recalled by the center for disease control that we thought caused the most detrimental health risks to pets and their owners.

Pet Food Recalls List:

Pet Food Brand name and Product: Barnsdale Farms, HoundsTooth and Mac’s Choice – Dog Treat Pig ears by Eurocan Manufacturing. (March 20th 2017)

What’s wrong with it? It is tainted with Salmonella.

What happens if your dog has salmonella?

If your dog contracts salmonella it can lead to stomach problems with your pet. Moreover, if your dog contracts salmonella, it can pass the salmonella virus to you the human owner. When diseases pass from animal to human it can be pretty brutal on your immune system.

Pet Food Brand name and Product: Evanger’s, Against the Grain – Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food by Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food (March 3rd 2017)

What’s wrong with it? It contains Pentobarbital.

What happens if your dog consumes pentobarbital?

This is very serious. Pentobarbital is used to euthanize dogs or put them to sleep. The CDC reports that if Pentobarbital is contained in small doses in dog food it cannot harm the animal. However, we do not know how much is in there and as a petowner, I would not want to feed my dog anything that would contain that poison.

Pet owners who bought Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food with Chicken & Rice by pet smart please in February 2017 please discard it because there are metal pieces in the food. If you bought Against the Grain Dog Food in February of 2017 get rid of it, this product also has Pentobarbital, a substance that can kill you pet.

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Sources:

https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/RecallsWithdrawals/default.htm

http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/digestive/c_dg_salmonellosis

https://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/OfficeofFoods/CVM/CVMFOIAElectronicReadingRoom/ucm129131.htm