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You may want to monitor your pet's health extra closely if it loves to eat jerky-based treats. The FDA has warned that some jerky pet treats have been linked to pet illnesses, with 3,600 dogs and 10 cats falling ill due to jerky in the last six years. Of those cases, 580 have resulted in death, according to CNN. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-442565{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-442565, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-442565{width:520px;height:383px;display:block;} No recalls have been issued, as the FDA has not singled out one particular product or brand as the cause of this strange outbreak, although the problem seems to be...

Shake, Rattle or Roll

Think of puzzles for pets as the Sunday crossword and a sweat session at the gym rolled into one. Yes, games for pets not only exercise brainpower but also tap into their wild instinct to hunt down a hidden treat or toy. “If your animal isn’t getting its normal amount of aerobic activity, puzzles can help channel…

If your dog loves to eat bully sticks, you may want to know about a recent study that investigated the caloric content and bacterial contamination of the popular treats. The study revealed surprisingly high numbers for both, according to Science Daily. A joint study between the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in the U.S. and the University of Guelph in Canada analyzed a sample of 26 different commercially available so-called bully sticks, or pizzles, a dog treat derived from bull penises. An average, 6-inch bully stick was found to contain around 88 calories, which may not sound like much to humans, but for dogs, that number represents 9 percent of a 50-pound...

Like many pet products, dog treats of the 21st century have improved greatly on their earlier versions. Instead of just giving pooches a tasty reward, these modern morsels can also help to promote wellness, develop canine hunting instincts, and even disguise dreaded medications. So if your four-legged friend could benefit from a savory snack that packs an additional punch, try introducing him to a new nibble for the new year. To help you discover a different kind of delicacy, our friends at Zootoo rounded up some of their favorite dog treats with a little something extra. Freshpet Simple and delicious, Dog Joy Sweet Potato Treats from Freshpet feature one ingredient only - sweet...

Everybody's talking about this corgi's talent for catching hurled treats. Um? That's cute and all, but let's not bury the lede here. How about the dog's apparent ability to bend time and space at will in order to make the treats fly in slow-motion? Is nobody going to talk about that? Is nobody going to talk about this terrifying miracle?...

You and I have seen this behavior a zillion time from all sorts of treat-hungry pets. It's not the dancing/begging that surprises us; it's that it took this long for someone to slap a tutu on their favorite critter before doling out the snacks....