Poisoned bread in St. Paul – watch your dogs!

Is St. Paul dog-hater back? Neighbors concerned after suspicious bread found

Mars Petcare US has announced a voluntary recall a number of CESAR Classics Filet Mignon Flavor products

BREAKING NEWS: Leading Brand Issues Pet Food Recall

BREAKING NEWS: Mars Petcare US has announced a voluntary recall a number of CESAR Classics Filet Mignon Flavor products, which may be a choking hazard due to pieces of plastic that entered the food during production.

“We encourage consumers who have purchased affected product to discard […]

Summer safety tips from MVMA!

Summer Pet Safety tips

Keeping Your Pets Safe in Summer Water

Water can add a fun dimension to summer play with your pets, but be sure to remember these tips so that water play is safe and fun for your pets, you and your family.

Warning about toxic blue-green algae-The algae gathers on the […]

Blue Buffalo Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones Recall


Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones. This is being done in an abundance of caution, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, […]

Blue Kitty Cat Treats Recalled for Propylene Glycol


Blue Buffalo Company is recalling Blue Kitty Yums Chicken Recipe Cat Treats that may contain low levels of propylene glycol which can cause illness in cats. One illness has been reported.

The recalled products were sold online and at specialty stores. Consumers who have purchased these treats should not give them to their cats.


Use caution around pets when using topical pain meds w/ Flurbiprofen


FDA Warns of Illnesses and Deaths in Pets Exposed to Prescription Topical Pain Medications Containing Flurbiprofen

April 17, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners, veterinarians, health care providers and pharmacists that pets are at risk of illness and death when exposed to topical pain medications containing the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory […]

Canine Influenza update

BREAKING NEWS: Cornell University issued a press release today that states that the ongoing canine influenza in the Chicago area is due to the H3N2 strain, not the H3N8 strain. This is the first identification of the H3N2 strain outside of Asia.


Midwest Canine Influenza outbreak caused by new strain of virus April […]


Chicken jerky treats made in the United States have now been suspected in kidney disease/renal

failure in dogs. Do not feed your dog these treats! http://news.vin.com/VINNews.aspx?articleId=36295

JoJo reminds me of Puss in boots

Purina Beneful dog food lawsuit!


More than 3,000 online complaints have been filed by dog-owners claiming Purina Petcare Beneful’s dry “kibble” variety is killing and hurting dogs, according to the class action lawsuit filed Feb. 5 in federal court.

The brand is still on store shelves in the Tri-State and has not been recalled.

This class action suit concerns […]