Once thought to be a problem only when using jerky treats made in China, there have now been reports linking American made jerky treats to a rare kidney disease called acquired Fanconi. One case in particular involves a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier being treated at Animal Emergency Medical Center in Torrance, California. This dog had been vomiting and experiencing diarrhea for over a week before she was referred to the Center by her regular vet.
The Rotunda, a condominium in Tysons Corner, Virginia, is now requiring all new residents who are also dog owners to provide a DNA sample of their pets. Why? So if you fail to use your pooper scooper to clean up your dog’s mess, they can test the waste and hit you with the expenses. Here is what the condominium statement says:
Are you facing trouble in finding the perfect food type for your dog? The market is full of a wide array of food options for the pets, but the natural ones are the most favoured one. People are increasingly getting aware of the disadvantages of feeding commercial pet foods and turning to other alternatives. In terms of the health benefits, the natural related forms of food are preferred by the dog owners.