Okaw Veterinary Clinic

140 W. Sale
Tuscola, IL 61953

(217)253-3221

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Pet Treat and Food Recalls

Pet Food and Treat Recalls

6/19/17 Loving Pets has voluntarily recalled a limited number of dog treats because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Affected treats and lot numbers include:

Loving Pets Barksters™

  • Sweet Potato and Chicken, Lot 021619
  • Brown Rice and Chicken, Lot 021419

Loving Pets Puffsters™ Snack Chips

  • Apple and Chicken, Lots 051219, 112118, 112918, 012719, 012519, 013019
  • Banana and Chicken, Lots 112218, 112818, 112918, 013119
  • Sweet Potato and Chicken, Lots 112818, 020119
  • Cranberry and Chicken, Lots 020319, 112918, 020219

Whole Hearted™

  • Chicken and Apple Puff Treats, Lots 121418, 121918, 122318, 010419, 010619, 010519

Pets with Salmonella can have the the following symptoms: lethargic, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, fever, vomiting, not eating as much and abdominal pain. If your pet has eaten these recalled treats and has any of these symptoms, call us immediately.

If you have treats affected by the recall, do not feed them to your pet. Take the treats back to the place you purchased them. For more information about the recall, visit the FDA's website or Loving Pets website.

6/12/17 United Pet Group has voluntarily recalled multiple brands of rawhide dog chews because they were contaminated with quaternary ammonium compound mixture. The mixture is used to clean their equipment.

Brand Lot Numbers Best By Date
American Beefhide lots starting with AH 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Digest-eeze lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Healthy Hide lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Healthy Hide  Good-n-Fit lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Healthy Hide Good-n-Fun lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Companion lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Dentley's lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Enzadent 17030030181, 17030030167, 17030030174, 17030030198 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Dentahex 17030030228, 17030030235, 17030030242, 17030030259 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Essential Everyday lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Exer-Hides lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Good Lovin' or Petco lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Hill Country Fare lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20
Priority Pet lots starting with AH,AV, A, AI, AO, AB 6/1/19 - 5/31/20

The company has had reports of pets becoming ill after eating the rawhides. Pets who eat these rawhides may have the following symptoms: not eating as well, unable to get comfortable, vomiting and diarrhea. If your pet has eaten rawhides affected by this recall and is having any symptoms, call us to bring your pet in.

If you have any rawhides affected by the recall, do not feed it to your pet. Call United Pet Group for a refund. For more information about the recall visit the FDA's website for the initial recall and the expanded recall website or call United Pet Group at 855-215-4962.

4/25/17 Party Animal has recalled a couple lots of Cocolicious canned dog food in two flavors because it may be contaminated with Pentobarbital. Pentobarbital is a medication used to control seizures and to euthanize animals.The food affected by this recall is sold in a 13-ounce-can.

Flavors Lot Number Best by Date
Beef & Turkey 0136E15204 04 July 2019
Chicken & Beef 0134E15 237 13 August 2019

Animals who eat pentobarbital may be sleepy, dizzy, very active, not able to keep their balance, nauseous, and possibly death. Contact us immediately if your dog has eaten the recalled food and showing any of these symptoms.

For more information about the recall, visit the FDA's website or Party Animal's website.

 

 

3/18/17 Blue Buffalo has recalled one lot of BLUE Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs because it may have high levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormones. The food is sold in a 12.5 oz can with a Best By Date of June 7, 2019.

Dogs with high thyroid levels can have the following symptoms: anxiousness, thirsty, peeing more and weight loss. In severe cases, you can also see vomiting, diarrhea, panting and difficulty breathing.

If you have food affected by the recall, do not feed it to your pet. Take it back to the place you purchased it for a refund. For more information about the recall, visit the FDA's website or call Blue Buffalo at 866-201-9072

Shorter Office Hours

Dr. Foote will be out of the office from July 3rd to July 8th. She will be speaking at a conference. We will have shorter office hours during this time.

Monday       July 3rd     8:30 am - 1 pm and 4 pm - 7 pm
Tuesday       July 4th    Closed
Wednesday  July 5th    8 am - 1 pm
Friday          July 7th    8:30 am - 1 pm and 4 pm - 7 pm
Saturday      July 8th    8:30 am - noon

 

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