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

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

3/18/17 WellPet has recalled of a limited amount of Wellness 95% Beef Topper for Dogs because it may have high levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone. The topper comes in a 13.2 oz can and has a Best By Date of 02 FEB 19, 29 AUG 19 and 30 AUG 19.

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. For more information about the recall, visit the FDA's website or call WellPet at 877-227-9587.

3/6/17 Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food has expanded the voluntarily recall all of its Evenger's Hunk of Beef, Evanger’s Braised Beef and Against the Grain’s Pulled Beef product because it may be contaminated by Pentobarbital. Pentobarbital is a medication used to control seizures and to euthanize animals. Affected 12 oz cans of Evanger's Hunk of Beef, Evanger's Braised Beef and Against the Grain's Pulled Beef, in all lot numbers.

Animals who eat pentobarbital may be sleepy, dizzy, very active, not able to keep their balance, nauseous, and possibly death. So far, five dogs have became ill and one of the five dogs have passed away after eating the food with lot number 1816E06HB13. Contact us immediately if your dog has eaten the recalled food and showing any of these symptoms.

If you have food affected by this recall, stop feeding it and take it back to the place you purchased it for a refund. For more information, visit the FDA's website for the initial recall and the expanded recall or call Evanger's at 847-537-0102.

3/4/17 Blue Buffalo has voluntarily recalled of 17 varieties of BLUE Divine Delights and BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays dog food because the foil seal may not be secure. The food is sold in 3.5 oz. cups.

Affected flavors include:

BLUE Divine Delights Filet Mignon Flavor in Gravy
BLUE Divine Delights New York Strip Flavor in Gravy

BLUE Divine Delights Prime Rib Flavor in Gravy
BLUE Divine Delights Rotisserie Chicken Flavor in Gravy
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Filet Mignon Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Porterhouse Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Grilled Chicken Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Top Sirloin Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Angus Beef Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Roasted Turkey Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate with Bacon, Egg & Cheese
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Sausage, Egg & Cheese Flavor
BLUE Divine Delights Pate Steak & Egg Flavor
BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays Duck Grill
BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays Beef Grill
BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays Chicken Grill
BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays Turkey Grill

If you have food affected by this recall, stop feeding it. Return it to where you purchased it for a refund. For more information, visit Petsmart's website or call 877-870-7363.

 

Easter Bunny Photos - Hands 4 Paws eventEaster Bunny with pug family

Bring your pets and children for photos with the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will be at the Jarman Center in Tuscola. Each printed photo is $5.00. You must make an appointment to have your photo taken. 

Date: Saturday, April 8th 
Time: By appointment only 9 am - 2 pm
          Call 217-508-5310 to set up your appointment.
Location: Jarman Center's Summer Camp Room located at 704 N. Main St. in Tuscola

Perfect Puppy Class    

Prevent puppy problems! Start your puppy off right. Puppy Classes will be held in our office on Saturdays from 8:00 - 8:45 am. Classes continually rotate for 4 weeks. If you miss a class, you can attend later. You will receive printed information each week that you attend. You will also receive a copy of Perfect Puppy in 7 Days: How to Start your Puppy off Right,a value of $20. The fee for the class is $80. Class is open to puppies ages 6 weeks to 4 months. Please provide proof of vaccination and deworming.

You will learn:

Polite puppy play

Basic commands

Strange people, places, pets and noises are okay

Loving the crate

Question and Answer time

And more!

To sign up or for more info, call 253-3221 or email okawvetstaff@mchsi.com. You must sign up and pay before the classes start. You may pay the day of the first class.

 

Know Your Pet

Dr. Foote has started a blog to give you a place to not only get information, but to ask questions, comment and share this information with your friends. The focus of the blog is to help you understand why specifically pets do what they do. To get to know your pet and also have ideas about what will help your pet. Check out her blog here. She is looking forward to your comments.