Hill Prescription Dog Food Recall
Hill's Pet Nutrition is recalling multiple lots of BOTH its Prescription Diet and Science Diet dog foods due to elevated levels of vitamin D.
Very high levels of vitamin D can lead to serious health issues in dogs, including kidney dysfunction. And death. Dawgs are dying from eating food with elevated levels of vitamin D.
This is a voluntary recall which should be a mandatory recall and all affected dawg food taken off the shelves and lots of media exposure. Dogs have been and still are dying and after owners spent thousands of dollars on vet bills. One question is why haven't vets been told that this product is causing deaths since it is sold at veterinarians and why aren't vets understanding what the problems are? If Hills had recalled the product would vets have understood the problem right off the bat and possibly have been able to save the dawgs that have died? And just how many dawgs have died? In 2007 it was over 10,000 and the dawg food maker and the FDA knew about the problem for six months before they alerted the public.
Once again we are seeing massive recalls of dog food that isn't being handled as serious as it should be. Hills isn't the only dog food that has had this problem, but most of them have been more off brands and jerky treats so I haven't posted anything about them. If you want to be notified of dawg food recalls sign up here: