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Latest pet food and pet product recalls, spring 2016

Below are the latest pet food and pet product recalls as of March 31, 2016. Pet food recalls are reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and pet product recalls are reported by the U.S. Consumer Protection Commission. Recalls are arranged in order with the earliest recall of …

Amputee pets get back on their feet with amazing prosthetics

Things looked grim for Oscar, a black cat in rural Jersey, UK, when he was badly injured in 2009 by a combine harvester and his back feet had to be amputated. But his owners didn’t give up on him: they took him to a neuro-orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Noel Fitzpatrick, who designed two custom-made prosthetic paws.

Updated: North Carolina bill to put ‘bully breeds’ on death row is shelved

A proposal in Cumberland County, N.C. introduced Dec. 5 that would ban adoptions of so-called “bully breeds” and mandate euthanasia for such dogs held in county shelters for more than 72 hours, was shelved by the board following a huge outcry. The proposal defined bully breeds as Dobermans, Rottweilers, Chow …