Mark L. Trademarks owned by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. After soybean oil, we enter a long series of vitamins and minerals added to ensure that this food is nutritionally complete. This is a developing situation, and the FDA will update this page with additional information as it becomes available. The company dates back to , when Burton Hill opened up a rendering facility in Topeka, Kansas. Morris and his wife formulated a special diet in their kitchen and began mailing the cans to their client. We care deeply about all pets and are committed to providing pet parents safe and high quality products. For instance, an indoor formula labeled for senior cats may also be appropriate for weight management.
And some dogs were dying. No one could comprehend how something — as innocent as a vitamin — could be so deadly. It started as most recalls do with a single complaint. The recall was crafted so as not to create undue alarm, emphasizing the recall is voluntary, not mandatory. Pet parents are grief-stricken. Veterinarians feel angry and betrayed. But she kindly took my information, and asked for permission to speak to my vet and gave me a promise to send me a packet of information. Their vets are struggling with the aftermath of vitamin D toxicosis in their patients.
Dried egg product is just a dehydrated egg product that adds some nourishing animal-based protein. After the chicken comes whole grain wheat, cracked pearled barley, whole grain sorghum, whole grain corn, and corn gluten meal. Finally, we screen for metal contamination across all products. Cracked pearled barley is a quality carbohydrate and a good source of dietary fiber, though it does contain gluten. How do those veterinarians tell their clients that the dog food they prescribed more than likely led to the illness and death of their dog? In addition to these minerals, the bottom of the list includes small amounts of a few other ingredients. Many of their formulas are catered to dogs of specific sizes and life stages — there is even a recipe catered to the nutritional needs of pregnant dogs. And some dogs were dying.