Animal Health

Hill's has voluntarily recalled canned dog food.  Below is the canned dog food products being voluntarily recalled by Hill’s Pet Nutrition. The list contains 14 Hill’s Prescription Diet & 11 Hill’s Science Diet SKUs being recalled due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D caused by a supplier error. In most cases, complete recovery is expected after discontinuation of feeding.  Both Hill’s and the FDA encourage clinics to contact clients who have purchased recalled products, if they have the means to do so.  [...]

Cycad Sago Palm is extremely poisonous to both humans and animals if ingested. Pets are at particular risk since they seem to find the plant very palatable. Clinical symptoms of ingestion will develop within 12 hours and may include vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, seizures, liver failure, or hepatotoxicity characterized by icterus (yellow coloration), cirrhosis, and ascites (fluid in abdomen). The pet may appear bruised, have nose bleeds (epistaxis), melena (blood in the stool), hematochezia (bloody straining), and hemarthrosis (blood in the joints). [...]

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