Stories - Subject = Public News

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6/21/2017 Canine Influenza Cases Diagnosed in NC - 2 confirmed deaths; Learn about CIV here
6/15/2017 RECALL ALERT: Loving Pets Dog Treats - Possible salmonella contamination cited
6/11/2017 RECALL ALERT: Multiple Brands of Rawhide Dog Chews - Nationwide distribution
4/18/2017 RECALL ALERT! Party Animal Dog Food - Pentobarbitol found in certain lots
4/7/2017 Vet Med Product Counterfeiting Busted - Popular anti-parasite products and certain medicines part of counterfeit bust
3/18/2017 RECALL ALERT! Blue Buffalo and Wellness Canned Dog Food - Voluntarily recalled due to elevated levels of naturally occurring thyroid hormone.
2/14/2017 RECALL ALERT! Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight - Possible aluminum metal contamination cited
2/9/2017 RECALL ALERT! PetSmart Grreat Choice Canned Dog Food - Metal contamination found
2/4/2017 RECALL ALERT! Evanger's Dog Food - Voluntary recall based on potential contamination with pentobarbital
12/12/2016 RECALL ALERT! Blue Ridge Beef Recalls 2 Products for Dogs and for Cats
10/8/2016 RECALL ALERT! Limited Lots of Cesar Dog Food - Voluntary recall by Mars Petcare; Plastic bits cited as culprit
9/8/2016 RECALL ALERT! Voluntary Recall of Addiction Dog Food
8/22/2016 ALERT! 7th Case of EEE Now Confirmed in NC - Unvaccinated horses at great risk of contracting the deadly virus
8/3/2016 ALERT! Sixth Case of EEE Reported in NC - Vaccination is the only way to protect horses from this deadly virus
7/3/2016 First Confirmed Case of EEE in NC - VACCINATE YOUR HORSES!
6/30/2016 Keep Your Pets Safe this Fourth of July!
6/30/2016 EHV-1 Found at Durham County Stable - 21 day quarantine in effect
5/31/2016 RECALL ALERT! Blue Buffalo Life Protection Dog Food - Small batch voluntarily recalled; excessive moisture and mold cited
5/25/2016 Got A Horse? Time to Vaccinate, Of Course! - Deadly EEE and West Nile viruses carried by mosquitoes
3/24/2016 Animal Welfare Hotline Established in NC - Under the auspices of the NC Attorney General's office
3/11/2016 RECALL ALERT! Voluntary Recall of Select Lots of Beneful and Pro Plan Dog Foods - Possible insuffiency of recommended levels of vitamins and minerals
2/25/2016 The Silent Epidemic Affecting Our Pets - Obesity
2/8/2016 What is Canine Influenza? - Find out what you can do to help protect your dog
1/28/2016 How Cold is Too Cold for Your Pet? - Easy to read chart helps pet owners
12/13/2015 ANOTHER RECALL ALERT! - Voluntary Recall of Nutro Chewy Dog Treats with Apple
12/13/2015 RECALL ALERT! Stella and Chewy's Dog and Cat Food - Possible presence of contaminants cited in voluntary recall
12/10/2015 RECALL ALERT! Bravo Chicken Blend Diet - Possible salmonella contamination cited in voluntary recall
12/3/2015 RECALL ALERT! Dave's Simply the Best Dry Dog Food - Company voluntarily recalls product
10/5/2015 NCVMA High Five Grant for 2016 Now Accepting Applications! - Deadline is Nov. 23rd; 5 grants worth $5000 each to be awarded
10/2/2015 RECALL ALERT! Good 'n' Fun Dog Treats - Beefhide Chicken Sticks possibly tainted w/salmonella
10/2/2015 Pharmacy Errors Can Harm Pets! - Points to know when purchasing meds from retail or on-line pharmacies
9/16/2015 ALERT! NC Sales Stopped on Alfalfa Hay Shipped From Kansas - Estimated 300 bales unaccounted for
8/26/2015 Avian Influenza Info Meetings Slated - Target Audience is Backyard Poultry Owners
7/28/2015 Poultry Owners Must Register w/NC Dept. Of Agriculture, Regardless of # of Birds - Effort intended to help guard against avian flu outbreak in NC
7/25/2015 ANOTHER PET FOOD RECALL! - Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Frozen
7/24/2015 RECALL ALERT! Some Bravo Chicken Pet Foods for Dogs and Cats - Sold nationwide; Possible salmonella contamination
7/21/2015 RECALL ALERT! Tremenda Sticks Dog Chews - Distributed in NC
7/14/2015 RECALL ALERT! I and Love and You Dog Treats - Distributed Nationwide
6/18/2015 OPPOSE TAXATION OF VETERINARY SERVICES IN NC! - Client Letter to Legislators
5/28/2015 RECALL ALERT! Himalayan Ruff Roots Dog Chew Toys - Chews sold at PetSmart
5/13/2015 Questions About Canine Influenza? - Check out this fact sheet for info
4/7/2015 "Poison Pills" for Pets - Article lists 10 most common ingested
3/31/2015 April is National Heartworm Awareness Month - Protection is Year Round
3/18/2015 RECALL ALERT! Single Lot of Primal Pet Foods - Low Thiamine level cited as reason
1/22/2015 RECALL ALERT! Oma's Pride Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal - Salmonella concerns cited
1/3/2015 Another Pet Treat Brand Recalled - Jump Your Bones cites Salmonella potential in treats
12/26/2014 ALERT! Dog Treats Recall - Barkworthies recalls select lots of Chicken Vittles
12/24/2014 Merry Christmas from the NCVMA - Our talented caroling canines' musical greeting
12/8/2014 What Physicians Can Learn from Veterinarians - TED talk discusses connections between animal health and human health
11/5/2014 ALERT! EEE Case #12 in NC Reported - Brunswick County
11/3/2014 West Nile Virus Case #3 in NC Reported
11/3/2014 Horse Feed Recall Alert! - Bartlett Milling recall involves NC, SC, TN and VA
10/15/2014 Ebola and Pets - Q&A from the CDC on this trending topic
10/9/2014 Dog Treats Recall! - Simply Nourish Dog Treats Pulled from PetSmart
10/7/2014 NC Has First Reported Case of West Nile Virus - Affected horse in Wake County
9/29/2014 ANOTHER PET FOOD ALERT! - Bravo Dog Food and Cat Food Recall
9/26/2014 ALERT! Pet Treat Recall - Kong Aussie Sticks
8/25/2014 EEE Update! Case #6 Reported - unvaccinated horse succumbs to the deadly virus
8/13/2014 Third Case of Deadly EEE in NC Reported - Can be prevented by vaccinations
8/6/2014 Horse Owners Beware! First Cases of Deadly EEE in NC for 2014 Reported - mosquito-borne disease preventable through vaccinations
6/18/2014 Heartworm Incidence Map - NC among top ten states for cases
6/3/2014 Veterinary Emergency Teams - Part of the first responders called during disasters
5/20/2014 Protect Kids from Dog Bites - Active supervision necessary
5/15/2014 ALERT! Bravo! Dog and Cat Food Recall - Potentially harmful bacteria found
5/8/2014 Horse Owners - Vaccinate Your Animals! - Protect them against deadly mosquito borne diseases
4/11/2014 Thirteen Animal Emergencies Requiring Immediate Veterinary Consultation/Care - What you don't do can hurt your pet!
4/9/2014 Secondhand Smoke Harms Pets, Too! - Affected the same ways as humans
4/9/2014 Summer Car Trips Can Be Deadly for Your Pet! - Hot vehicles can lead to heatstroke, death
3/20/2014 On-Line Veterinary Medicine Sites - Which Ones Can You Trust?
2/7/2014 ALERT! NC Included in Pro-Pet Dog Food Recall
1/21/2014 Your Pet's Feces: What's the Fascination? - Fecal samples can help prevent disease!
11/27/2013 Bordetella Vaccine: Why Your Pet May Need It - Kennel Cough Not Just Contracted at Kennels
11/14/2013 Pet Treat Recall Now Includes NC - Bailey's Choice Chicken Teriyaki Treats
11/8/2013 Pain Medicines for Pets - FDA releases info on risks and benefits
10/11/2013 October is Adopt a Dog Month and Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! - Tips on how to pick a pooch
8/30/2013 RECALL ALERT! Purina ONE Beyond Dog Food - Possible salmonella contamination cited
8/20/2013 Friends of the NCVMA Foundation Awards Grant to Durham Non-profit - Vets to Vets, United receives $750
8/15/2013 RECALL ALERT! Iams and Eukanuba Dog and Cat Foods - Possible salmonella taint prompts voluntary recall by Procter and Gamble
8/14/2013 Understanding Modern Veterinary Anesthesia - Helpful tips for pet owners
7/29/2013 RECALL ALERT! Dogswell Recalls Dog and Cat Jerky Treats - Possible contamination with unapproved antibiotics cited
6/24/2013 Keep Your Pets Safe This Fourth of July! - Pet Poison Hotline offers safety tips
6/18/2013 Pet Food Recall Alert! Natura Innova, EVO, California Natural and others - Possible salmonella contamination cited for voluntary recall
6/6/2013 Hurricane Season is Here! - Are you ready to take care of your pet's needs?
5/9/2013 Horse Owners - Vaccinate Your Horses! - Protect against West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis
5/6/2013 What Do You Know About Parvo? - Dr. Brenda Stevens discusses this potentially deadly virus
4/25/2013 Can Pets Have Allergies? - Find out as Dr. Chessie Green answers questions in this segment
4/25/2013 Great Segment on Rabies! - Dr. David Linzey answers common questions about the virus
4/5/2013 Bravo! Voluntarily Recalls 3 Raw Frozen Foods for Cats and Dogs - Potential salmonella contamination cited
3/30/2013 Natura Pet EXPANDS previous recall - Salmonella risk cited
3/18/2013 EVO, Innova, California Natural and HealthWise Dog Food Recall - Possible salmonella risk cited
3/15/2013 BRAVO! Recalls Chicken-Raw Frozen Food Diet for Pets - Salmonella risk cited
3/13/2013 March 17-23 is Poison Prevention Week - Top 5 dog emergency calls of 2012
2/21/2013 Nutri-Vet Voluntarily Recalls Chicken Jerky Dog Treats - Possible Salmonella Risk Cited
2/18/2013 Recall Alert! Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Organic Chicken formula - company voluntarily takes action
2/12/2013 Top 5 Cat Toxins of 2012 - from Pet Poison Helpline
1/10/2013 Voluntary Recall of Dog Treats Due to Possible Contamination - possible antibiotic contamination risk cited
12/14/2012 DogCandy Holiday Hound Cake and Blueberry Hound Cake Recalled - Claudia's Canine Cuisines products shipped to NC Pet Smart stores
12/6/2012 Facts About Zoonotic Diseases - Tips on how to prevent them
12/4/2012 7 Holiday Pet Don'ts - Cute cartoon chart to help owners avoid holiday risks for pets
11/30/2012 The Truth About "Superbugs" - Webcast answers questions about antibiotics in food production
11/29/2012 Keep Your Pet Safe This Holiday Season! - Pet Poison Hotline Offers Helpful Tips
11/13/2012 Thanksgiving Tips for Pet Owners - Make sure everyone has a safe and happy holiday!
11/8/2012 Medication Errors Can Happen with Pets, Too! - FDA cites errors and precautions
10/15/2012 RECALL ALERT: Nature's Recipe Oven Baked Dog Biscuits
10/12/2012 Beware! Halloween Treat Dangers for Pets - common toxic substances in treats listed
9/28/2012 FDA Warns Public: Beware Internet Pharmacies! - Fake, contaminated versions of popular meds often dispensed
9/27/2012 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 29th - Link helps find nearest disposal site
9/26/2012 Peanut Butter Recall Includes Dogsbutter treat for Dogs - Sold at Trader Joe's; NC among outbreak states
9/16/2012 FDA Report on Animal Illnesses Linked To Jerky Treats - Ongoing investigation offers insight into the issue
9/13/2012 Breeder's Choice Pet Food Recall
7/31/2012 Summer Heat and Your Pets - Dr. Chessie Green and precautions to take for your pet's safety
7/25/2012 Commonly Asked Questions About Pets - Dr. Jim Dobies responds in Charlotte Today segment
7/17/2012 Equine Disease Reported in NC - preventable through vaccination
6/18/2012 Keep Pets Safe This 4th of July! - tips from Pet Poison Hotline
5/24/2012 Cat Food Joins Diamond Recall List - Specific lot info cited
5/4/2012 Gov. Perdue Proclaims May 23rd Veterinarians Day in NC! - Profession recognized for its contributions
5/4/2012 CDC Confirms Three Salmonella Cases in NC Residents; Related to Diamond Dog Food Outbreak
4/19/2012 What to Expect After Your Pet's Vaccination - Common side effects listed
3/20/2012 Annual Visits to the Veterinarian - Video explains why they are important
3/15/2012 FDA Answers Questions About Chicken Jerky Treats - Specifically refers to products from China
3/8/2012 Labeling of Pet Foods and Pet Treats - FDA video lists criteria required by law
2/24/2012 New Podcast Answers Questions on FDA Antibiotic Ban in Food Animals - regards certain uses of cephalosporins
1/31/2012 February is Pet Dental Health Month! - Bad breath could be a sign of periodontal disease
1/26/2012 NCVMA High Five Grants for 2012 Announced! - Five NC groups awarded $5000 each
1/20/2012 NCVMA at the White House! - Met with the White House Business Council, attended President's press conference
12/9/2011 Holiday Foods to Avoid for Pets - video discusses tasty treats that can be dangerous
12/7/2011 January 2012 is National Train Your Dog Month!
12/6/2011 ALERT! Iams recall - Single lot of puppy food
11/23/2011 Traveling Safely with Your Pet - Ch. 11 segment highlights restraining device for pets
11/16/2011 Gov. Perdue Declares November Safe Pet Travel Awareness Month! - proclamation attached
9/9/2011 Itchy Pets Are Miserable Pets! - Learn how to minimize your pet's symptoms
8/24/2011 Dogs and Ticks - Myth vs Fact
8/23/2011 Commemorate World Rabies Day Sept. 28, 2011
6/22/2011 Protect Your Pet From Salmonella - Tips can help avoid infection
6/17/2011 Internet Pharmacies: What You Need to Know
5/13/2011 Dangers Lurk From Pets and Petting Zoos - Importance of washing hands after contact stressed
5/4/2011 Rabies: What You Need To Know In NC - Protect Your Family and Your Pets
3/7/2011 National Poison Prevention Week March 20-26 - Keep pets safe from common household hazards
3/3/2011 Top Ten Reasons for Pet Visits in 2010 -
2/16/2011 Valuable Tips on Pet Dental Health - Video shows how to brush and care for teeth
2/3/2011 Sleeping With Your Pets - Comforting Presence or Potential Disease Nightmare?
2/3/2011 February is Pet Dental Health Month - Observance aims to raise public awareness
12/20/2010 Kroger Recalls Several Pet Food Varieties - items sold in NC
12/16/2010 Tips on Antifreeze Toxicity - Winter additive dangerous and often fatal to pets
12/10/2010 Which Pet Is Most Likely To Receive A Gift From Santa? - Poll shows what owners plan to do
12/7/2010 Pets and Christmas - Tips to make sure it is a happy, healthy holiday!
11/23/2010 Make Thanksgiving Safe for Pets - video offers tips
10/8/2010 October is Adopt A Dog/Adopt A Shelter Dog Month AND National Pet Wellness Month! - Two big events in one month!
10/8/2010 Halloween Safety For Pets - Tips to keep your pet happy and safe
8/30/2010 Contaminated Chicken Feed Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Eggs - Feed sent only to 2 Iowa farms
8/12/2010 Tips for Avoiding Salmonella Poisoning from Dry Pet Food
8/12/2010 Troxler Advises Horse Owners to Guard Against Blood Disease - disease re-appears in NC after 20 year absence
7/19/2010 AVMA CEO offers advice on how to protect pets from heat stroke during summer heat waves
7/14/2010 Bats in the Attic? - Can pose serious risk of rabies
7/1/2010 10 Things Your Vet Won't Tell You - NCVMA members featured in Woman's Day article!
6/16/2010 Dr. Christine Bost Featured on My Carolina Today - Dr. Bost Discusses Cat Health on NBC 17
6/10/2010 Voluntary recall on Iams canned cat food - only one specific lot affected
5/22/2010 Warning About Tick Transmitted Disease to Cats - from NCSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital
4/29/2010 Gov. Bev Perdue Signs National Pet Week proclamation for NC - joins the mayors of 5 other NC cities
4/7/2010 UNC nabs $14.5 million stimulus grant - for animal research buildings
3/30/2010 PR-Horse Botulism article in The Horse magazine!
3/29/2010 AVMA Call for Public Comments - 2 new veterinary specialties
3/22/2010 List of EPA registered "spot on" flea and tick products
3/19/2010 ACVO/Merial Service Dog Eye Exam Event 2010 - Participating clinics to offer free eye wellness exams
1/28/2010 Veterinary Accreditation Notice from APHIS
1/21/2010 How is Your Pet's Oral Health? - February is National Pet Dental Month!
1/20/2010 US Vets Join Coalition To Help Haiti
1/11/2010 Advanced Regional CAMET and Sheltering Training courses offered - For central and western NC
12/23/2009 USDA lab confirms H1N1 - Pigs have recovered from illness
12/22/2009 H1N1 update - Dog in NY state diagnosed
12/18/2009 NCVC Video - New Venue for NCVC!
11/16/2009 District 9 held local district meeting for NCVMA members - Mark your calendar - January 13, 2010 for District 9!
11/16/2009 NCVMA Members must log in to see Legislation being tracked and Members Only information
11/16/2009 NCVMA Launches new website - More Online services to come





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