All posts by Susan Thixton

Interesting History of ProHeart6

ProHeart6 is a canine heartworm medication initially approved by FDA in 2001, withdrawn from market in 2004, and returned to market in 2008. The market approval, removal, and re-approval of this heartworm

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Jerky Treat Testing Released by FDA

The FDA just released testing results of Chinese imported jerky treats. Very discouraging. For five years – although the treats continue to be linked to death and serious illness of thousands of

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Are Pet Food Commercials Misleading Consumers?

Pet Food Advertising seems to be getting out of control.  It used to be pet food commercials were just cute, now they are cute with specifically marketed snippets of petsumer key words; such as more protein,

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Nature’s Variety Dog Food Recall

Source:  http://www.naturesvariety.com/news/53 Nature’s Variety has issued a nationwide voluntary recall on Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs.  Issued 7/12/12 Nature’s Variety

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What Do Energy Drinks and Many Pet Foods have in Common?

Energy Drinks and many Pet Foods share a common ingredient; synthetic taurine. Possibly of added concern, many pet food companies (and energy drink companies) source taurine from China. Adding one more

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