By Gary Bogue
Thursday, April 5th, 2007 at 11:26 am in Pet food.
Homemade diets for pets need veterinary supervision
From the ASPCA. If you plan on making your own pet food you should read this:
NEW YORK — As investigations into several aspects of the recent pet food recall continue —including any link between melamine, the toxin identified in the contaminated foods, and renal failure in pets, especially cats — the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has received several inquiries from concerned pet parents regarding the safety of homemade diets for their pets.
While these questions are natural, the ASPCA’s expert toxicologists and veterinarians urge pet parents to fully research homemade diets for pets before pulling out the chef’s hat. …
To finish reading the complete press release from the ASPCA about making homemade pet foods, click on this link: http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=press_040407
The ASPCA’s newly-created “Pet Food Recall Resource Center” provides pet parents with useful and timely information related to the recall and their pets’ well-being, at www.aspca.org/recall
More information on pet care and nutrition tips are available at www.aspca.org .