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Major Dog Chew Recall — Do You Give Your Dog Any of These 5 Brands?

Pet food manufacturer just voluntarily recalled 5 brands of chews sold across the US. Check for the brand names, lot codes and expiration dates here. The suspected contaminant can cause vomiting and diarrhea in dogs that may require veterinary intervention.

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STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • A pet food manufacturer has voluntarily recalled five types of rawhide dog chews for possible chemical contamination
  • The suspected contaminant is an ammonium compound used as a “processing aid” in chews produced in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil
  • Ingesting an ammonium compound can cause diarrhea and vomiting in dogs, and may require veterinary intervention
  • Even high-quality rawhides can present a choking and intestinal obstruction hazard
  • A better alternative to rawhides for many dogs are recreational raw bones

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