Okaw Veterinary Clinic

140 W. Sale
Tuscola, IL 61953

(217)253-3221

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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

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.

 

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