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Redbarn Pet Products Expands Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews

Redbarn Pet Products Expands Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews   Redbarn Pet Products, LLC of Long Beach, CA is expanding their voluntarily recall initially issued on February 9th. The recall expanded to include all lots of product manufactured with raw material from a single supplier because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The

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Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination   March 2, 2018 –Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products

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TRUPET RECALL OF TREAT ME CRUNCHY BEEF DELIGHT

TRUPET RECALL OF TREAT ME CRUNCHY BEEF DELIGHT TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes only the product listed below. The following affected “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” products

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RECALL OF VITAL ESSENTIALS FREEZE-DRIED BEEF NIBBLETS ENTRÉE FOR DOGS

RECALL OF VITAL ESSENTIALS FREEZE-DRIED BEEF NIBBLETS ENTRÉE FOR DOGS Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount, 73 cases, of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” pet food because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  The recall includes only the product listed below. The following affected

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RECALL OF SMOKEHOUSE PET PRODUCTS “BEEFY MUNCHIES”

RECALL OF SMOKEHOUSE PET PRODUCTS “BEEFY MUNCHIES” Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. of Sun Valley, CA, is recalling all sizes and package types of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies,” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if

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RECALL OF SMOKEHOUSE PET PRODUCTS “BEEFY MUNCHIES”

RECALL OF SMOKEHOUSE PET PRODUCTS “BEEFY MUNCHIES” Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. of Sun Valley, CA, is recalling all sizes and package types of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies,” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if

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REDBARN RECALLS 7-INCH 3-PACK BULLY STICKS

REDBARN RECALLS 7-INCH 3-PACK BULLY STICKS With an extreme abundance of caution, and with the care and concern of pets top of mind, Redbarn Pet Products, LLC of Long Beach, CA, is voluntarily recalling a single product, Redbarn’s 7-inch Bully Stick three-pack, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the

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COMPANY RECALLS SPECIFIC LOTS OF GRAVY TRAIN MOIST/WET AND KIBBLES ‘N BITS CANNED DOG FOOD

COMPANY RECALLS SPECIFIC LOTS OF GRAVY TRAIN MOIST/WET AND KIBBLES ‘N BITS CANNED DOG FOOD   Veterinarians and animal nutrition specialists, as well as the FDA, have confirmed that extremely low levels of pentobarbital, like the levels referenced in this report, do not pose a threat to pet safety. However, the presence of this substance at

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Bathing Dogs and Cats

Bathing Dogs and Cats   If this topic sends you into your closet, shivering in a huddle in the dark, take heart!  There are ways to make this less traumatic.  Let’s start with definitions.  You get into the stall/tub; get under the running water and once wet, lather up before rinsing thoroughly.  That is called

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DISCOUNT ON SURGICAL PROCEDURE PACKAGES!

In celebration of spring being right around the corner, Fur and Feathers is announcing 15% off the Dental Package, as well as 15% off Spays, Neuters, and (for cats requiring this treatment) Declawing.   For details of all the items our complete packages include, call us (238-1246) to find out about the extensive monitoring, licensed

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RECALL OF PET DIETS – Primal Foods Raw Diets

Recall of Pet Diets by Primal Foods Raw Diets Primal Foods, Inc., has recalled some batches of their dog and cat diets because of the wrong grind on the bone in the diets.  They normally use an 1/8 inch grind of bone in their diets.  In some batches, a ¼ inch grind of bone was

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Emergency Preparedness for Pets Lecture

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR YOUR PETS Red Cross LECTURE Saturday, January 20, 2018 11:00 am tours and refreshments 11:30-12:30 lecture Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care 1445 Upper Front Street, Binghamton, NY, 13901 607-238-1246 (Between Humdinger’s Ice Cream and Hillside Gardens Nursery) Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care is pleased to announce the beginning of our 2018 Lecture

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Dog Food Recall due to Salmonellosis

Dog food recalled for Salmonella; pet owners also at risk BY PHYLLIS ENTIS | DECEMBER 13, 2017 UPDATED 8:30 p.m. EST — Darwin’s Natural Pet Products has recalled specific production lots of its Natural Selections brand Meals for Dogs after laboratory testing detected Salmonella in samples of the products. People who have handled the dog food are at risk of

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Should Pregnant Women Rehome Their Cats?

Women can be tested for antibodies to this disease before pregnancy to rule out whether they are able to become first-time infected with Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy.  If already Toxoplasmosis positive (from soil, infected meats, etc.), they cannot become infected and cause risk to the first trimester pregnancy.  See below for more details. Should Pregnant Women Rehome

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MRD1 (abcb1) Gene Mutation – Drug Sensitivities

Multidrug Sensitivity in Herding Breeds: MDR1 Gene Mutation MDR1 Gene Mutation: The MDR1 gene encodes P-glycoprotein, a drug transport pump that plays an important role in limiting drug absorption and distribution (particularly to the brain), as well as enhancing the excretion of many drugs used in dogs.  Some dogs, particularly herding breeds, have a mutation in

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Holiday Season Vaccinations

Holiday Season is almost upon us – be sure to have your pet’s vaccinations updated, in case there needs to be a quick kennel reservation and visit! Dogs need Kennel Cough and Canine Influenza as well as Distemper/Adeno/Parvo and Rabies. Cats need Distemper/Respiratory and Rabies.

New Address for accredited Pharmacies

Accredited pharmacies will now be allowed to use a new online address = .Pharmacy.  Similar to accredited educational facilities using .edu and accredited government sites using .gov, accredited pharmacies will now use .Pharmacy.  Our online store and pharmacy (MyVetStoreOnline) will forward from the old .com address to the new .Pharmacy address for a while.  But

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Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Measuring

Announcing Blood Pressure Measuring For our senior and geriatric cats and dogs, measuring trends in blood pressure is becoming more recognized as an aid in finding and treating problems early.  Cats especially need this monitoring because chronic renal dysfunction and/or hyperthyroidism (both frequent in cats 8 years and older) are causes of hypertension which causes

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Winter Hours

Starting after Labor Day, we will change to our Winter Hours schedule. M T W F 9-5:30, Th noon-8 (closed Wednesday noon to 1).

New Hours starting June 1, 2017

Starting June 1, 2017 – Fur and Feathers announces new LATER hours. Monday 9-6 Tuesday 9-6 Wednesday 9-12 and 1-6 Thursday 12-8 Friday 9-5 Closed Saturday and Sunday