Never fear: the FDA SWAT team is on da job. That's right, just when you were worried that eggs, baby formula, and other milk products were contaminated with the same toxins which killed thousands of pets in 2007, the FDA swoops in to save us all from the menace of [insert JAWS theme here] PET … Continue reading Ultimate Smackdown Cage Match: FDA vs. Yellow-Bellies
Every Dog Deserves a Fair Evaluation. Does this include dogs seized in abuse and dogfighting cases? Most definitely because in those cases, it's the humans who are the criminals, not the dogs. And what do the humans get - a fair evaluation (trial by jury of their peers) to determine whether they should be rehabilitated … Continue reading Saving Fight Dogs – It’s Not Just for Celebrity Cases
Champion Pet Foods, makers of Orijen, have posted a pdf explaining why the Australian cats developed neurological problems and some had to be euthanized as a result. In a nutshell, Australia required Orijen cat food to be irradiated at a very high level which knocked out the food's Vitamin A and caused the fatty acids … Continue reading Orijen Dry Cat Food Problems in Australia: Answers
A number of cats in Australia have become ill and some have died. Orijen brand cat food is apparently the only thing these cats have in common:A cat neurologist, Georgina Child, has put down five cats over the past week and treated or consulted with other vets about more than a dozen others suffering from … Continue reading Orijen Dry Cat Food Linked to Illness/Death in Australia
According to a newly released USDA report on the Michael Vick case, a witness told investigators that Vick put family pets (the article does not indicate how the pets were obtained) in the ring with Pit Bulls trained to fight. Of course the pets were severely injured or killed but Vick "thought it was funny … Continue reading Michael Vick: Morally Bankrupt
The FDA says people are getting scammed by callers identifying themselves as FDA agents. Can you imagine the poor sod who calls my number? Before he got a chance to try the extortion scam, I would have given him such an earful about food safety and the pharmaceutical companies' stranglehold on health, he'd be admitting … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
I notice in the Fall and Winter, certain light makes the black dogs look almost blue in photos. OK yeah, just an excuse for me to show off a couple of my pesty pets: Randi, age 6 and Patty, age 2.
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In Pennsylvania:“There is no misunderstanding,” said Mangan. “He shot my dog maliciously."Mangan said the deputy's story that Lincoln tried to attack him doesn't add up."The leash doesn't go past where he shot him at. He can't go any farther; he was in his own back yard, secure, on a leash," said Mangan.The deputy said he … Continue reading Two More Reports of Police Killing Family Dogs