Clever Russian Actor Recreates Dumb And Dumber Van

Russian actor and blogger Roman Pritula loves the film Dumb & Dumber so much, he recreated the flick’s shaggy Mutt Cutts van and drives it all over St Petersburg.    The movie’s name is Dumb and Dumber but you can call Roman Pritula clever and cleverer. Not only has the popular (in Russia, at least)…

FDA says Chinese Jerky Treat “issue resolved” – Truth about Pet Food

Very shocking statement from FDA at the 2019 AAFCO meeting. The 2019 AAFCO meeting began with a slap in the face to millions of pet owners. Dr. Steven Solomon, FDA director of Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) was the Keynote Speaker of the opening session. After bragging to the mostly industry crowd that FDA “wants…

Hello Kitty Pasta & Sauce Makes Mealtime More Than A Meowthful

Hello Kitty pasta shapes and complementary tomato sauce are a carb-laden combo guaranteed to give dinner a dash of extra “character”. Having filled every other marketing niche imaginable, Sanrio is now aiming at your belly and, to paraphrase the Borg, resistance is futile and you WILL assimilate it. Indeed, Hello Kitty Organic Pasta and Hello…

Pig Ear Dog Treats Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Listen up, pet owners: the CDC and the FDA have linked a multi-state salmonella outbreak affecting hundreds of people with popular pig ear dog treats.   Don’t buy ’em, don’t sell ’em, don’t even TOUCH ’em… those crispy cured pig’s ears sold for years as dog chew treats are making people and their pets sick…

Next AAFCO Meeting August 5, 2019 – Truth about Pet Food

The second AAFCO meeting of 2019 begins next week. Here’s what will be discussed and how you can listen in. The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) is a private organization that is (in some mysterious way) given the responsibility to write the laws that govern pet food and animal feed (there is no…

3 Healthy High Protein Whole Grain Dog Foods – Post FDA 2019 Grain Free Study

“Oh, what is she giving me now?”   A community of veterinary dieticians and pet parents that was touting grain-free food for dogs is not touting so loud these days; the FDA found that some of the proteins found in grain-free dry dog foods were causing canine deaths from dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). It was not…

FDA issues Pig Ear Dog Treat Warning – Truth about Pet Food

FDA makes a strong statement regarding pig ear dog treats, “advising that consumers avoid all pig ear pet treats and retailers stop selling all pig ear treats at this time.” From the FDA warning: Fast Facts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State partners,…

Mongolian Legend Of A Dog Leads To Reincarnation In A Book & Movie

The Mongolian legend, in its simplest context refers to a “prepared” dog who may be reincarnated in it next life as a human. Enzo, a lab terrier in Garth Stein’s novel, “The Art of Racing in the Rain” believes in this legend. In so doing, he is motivated to hone his humanness. He believes that…

3 Healthy High Protein Whole Grain Dog Foods – Post FDA 2019 Grain Free Study

“Oh, what is she giving me now?”   A community of veterinary dieticians and pet parents that was touting grain-free food for dogs is not touting so loud these days; the FDA found that some of the proteins found in grain-free dry dog foods were causing canine deaths from dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). It was not…

Presidential Candidate Jon Stewart Saving Abused Animals?

Accomplishing significant change as a private citizen is monumental feat. So, it dawned on comedian and political activist Jon Stewart that he might consider seeking the highest office in the land. In a Burrard Street Journal release this past week, Stewart wondered out loud for the first time: “wait, why the hell am I not…