Pets

First Human Connecticut Salmonella Case From Dog Food Found

May 7, 2012
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First Human Connecticut Salmonella Case From Dog Food Found

Hartford – The Connecticut Departments of Agriculture and Public Health are encouraging safe handling of pet food after a report of human illness in Connecticut was linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Infantis associated with dog food. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health departments to investigate...

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People Sickened By Salmonella From Diamond Dry Dog Food

May 4, 2012
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People Sickened By Salmonella From Diamond Dry Dog Food

More than a dozen people in 9 states have been sickened by a rare strain of salmonella linked Diamond Dog Food, according to government health officials. “Some of the human salmonella Infantis infections appeared to be tied to at least three recalled brands of dry dog food produced at a single South Carolina plant...

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Connecticut Horses Being Dumped On Rescue Groups As Economy Pressures Owners To Give Up Pets

April 29, 2012
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Copyright CtWatchdog.com 2012 Mary Tyler Moore recently remarked she’d like to come back as a horse in her next life. Not a good choice, even in Connecticut, which has a reputation for being one of the wealthiest states in the nation. Many horse owners are eliminating the feedbag and basic care so they can...

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Connecticut Now Has Two Cancer Centers To Treat Your Pets With Radiation

April 21, 2012
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Connecticut Now Has Two Cancer Centers To Treat Your Pets With Radiation

With the opening of the New England Veterinary Center and Cancer Care in Windsor, Connecticut now has two centers specializing in radiation cancer treatment for your dogs and cats. The other is the Veterinary Cancer Center in Norwalk. “After 26 years of practicing veterinary medicine and surgery servicing the pet families of northern Connecticut...

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