Archive for May, 2012



Doggy Yappy Hour

Posted on: May 22nd, 2012 by admin

Join us with your best friend (on a leash) to enjoy our Doggy Yappy Hour!

The night will feature displays, vendors, demonstrations and give-a-ways.

Ocean County Park

659 Ocean Ave.

Lakewood

Friday, June 8th

6:00 – 8:00 pm

FREE- Rain or Shine!

 

Call 1-877-OCPARKS (1-877-627-2757)

 

This program is sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Ocean County Parks & Recreation

www.oceancountyparks.org

Pet Food Recall UPDATE

Posted on: May 14th, 2012 by admin No Comments
Pet Food Recall UPDATE
 
CORRECTION 

On May 4, 2012, Natural Balance Pet Foods announced a voluntary recall of certain dry pet food formulas manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods at their Gaston, South Carolina facility. Link to original press release:http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303042.htm 

The original press release contained a typographical error in the Best By Date of one of the products listed. It stated a Best By Date of March 12, 2013 when it should have been March 13, 2013.
 
Natural Balance Pet Foods apologizes for any potential confusion this may have caused.  
 
Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall, or who would like replacement product or a refund, may contact Natural Balance Pet Foods Customer Service at (800) 829-4493(8am – 5pm, PST). Consumers may also go to www.naturalbalanceinc.com for more information.

Diamond Pet Dry Dog and Cat Food Brands

Posted on: May 9th, 2012 by admin No Comments

A few brands announced a recall late Friday, May 4th 2012.  Please call the individual company or visit their websites for the most up-to-date information.  

 
 Diamond Pet Dry Dog and Cat Food Brands:  
 
Diamond Production Code and Best Before Dates have been updated:
The products involved in the voluntary recall are brands listed above with production codes on the bags that have a number “2” or a “3” in the 9th digit and an “X” in the 10th or  11th digit. The best-before dates for the recalled brands are December 9, 2012 through April 7, 2013.  
  • Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul – All skus
  • Country Value – All Skus
  • Diamond – All Skus
  • Diamond Naturals – All Skus
  • Premium Edge – All Skus
  • Professional – All Skus
  • Taste of the Wild – All Skus
Contact Diamond: 866.918.8756  8am – 6pm EST Monday – Sunday
 
 Wellness:
 
The below Wellness skus with best by dates of JAN 9 2013 through JAN 11 2013.
  • Wellness Complete Health® Super5Mix® Large Breed Puppy, 15 and 30 lb. bags and 5oz. samples.
Contact Wellpet: 877.227.9587  8am – 6pm EST Monday – Friday; 9am – 5pm Saturday/Sunday
 
 
**Please note that no salmonella cases have been reported on Wellpet. They are recalling for the safety of the pet and the pet parent.
 
 Natural Balance:
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog; Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012; March 12, 2013
  • 15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog; Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012; December 14, 2012; March 5, 2013; March 6, 2013
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog; Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012; December 14, 2012; March 5, 2013; March 6, 2013; March 7, 2013; March 8, 2013; March 12, 2013
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog; Best By Date: December 10, 2012; December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012
  • 15 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog; Best By Date: December 10, 2012; December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog; Best By Date: December 10, 2012; December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog; Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012; December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012
  • 15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog; Best By Date: December 9, 2012; December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012; December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog; Best By Date: December 9, 2012; December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012; December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Vegetarian Dog; Best By Date: December 9, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Large Breed Bites; Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 20, 2012; December 21, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites; Best By Date: December 21, 2012
  • 12.5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites; Best By Date: December 21, 2012
 

May 4, 2012- Please note that only these 5 flavors of Natural Balance were affected. The other flavors are produced on other lines and plants.

 
Natural Balance: 800.829.4493  8am – 5pm EST  
 
**Please note that no salmonella cases have been reported on Natural Balance. They are recalling for the safety of the pet and the pet parent.
 
Canidae: 
 
The below Canidae dry dog food formulas with production codes that must have BOTH a number “3” in the 9th position AND an “X” in the 10th or 11th position with best before dates of December 9, 2012, through January 31, 2013 are being voluntarily recalled.    
  • CANIDAE Dog Dry Dog Food, All Life Stages
  • CANIDAE Dog Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal & Rice
  • CANIDAE Dog Dry Dog Food, Lamb Meal & Rice
  • CANIDAE Dog Dry Dog Food, CANIDAE Platinum
 
Canidae: 800.398.1600  Press 1 for Consumer Service.   9am – 5pm PST 
Or visit www.canidae.com

**Although there have been no animal or human illnesses related to Canidae Pet Food, and the product has not tested positive for Salmonella, the company has voluntarily initiated this recall out of caution to ensure the health and safety of consumers and their pets.