FDA warns against chicken jerky dog treats (dog deaths)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by WIChookchick, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. WIChookchick

    WIChookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    Rural Brooklyn, WI
    Fox news reported 70 dog deaths in relation to Chicken Jerky treats from China.

    PLEASE BE AWARE it can include duck breast, sweet potato and the combo's of duck/chicken wrapped treats.

    I lost a beloved dog to this in 2007, she was only 5 yrs old, and it wasn't until I found a warning on the FDA snd AVMA websites 6 or so weeks
    after the dog food recalls that they mentioned the dehydrated treats and links to deaths.

    Please pass the news!!
  2. D3invertebrates

    D3invertebrates Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 6, 2011
    Brookshire, TX
    O my, I just bought some and gave one to my dog, yikes! Thx for the heads up.
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I have known about imported doggy treats for YEARS since my mom was informed by her vet back in the early 80's about rawhide chews. Nasty stuff and nasty chemicals for the dogs to chew on!

    This is no surprise from me. Stick with USA made products or READ the labels or email to company how they process those treats.

    Better yet, make your own liver treats or hot dog treats of course in moderation. Dogs love the real thing!
  4. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    I refuse to buy anything for my dogs made in China. Their quality control has to be limited, if anything. If I can't find Made in the USA for them, they dont get anything. Ive resorted to buying them marrow bones from the supermarket.

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