Pet News Roundup: April 4, 2019

Pet News Roundup: April 4, 2019

by ScritchSpot

Take a look at the latest dog and cat news for this week, including hot topics, pet food recalls, and fun reads.

Recalls:

Raw pet food companies are in FDA's doghouse over salmonella fears - Raw pet food makers are finding themselves under increased U.S. regulatory scrutiny after a long-running outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella tied to raw turkey products also showed up in some pet food offerings.

Puppy Rescued After Being Picked Up by an Owl While in Its Backyard and Dropped Onto a Golf Course - A puppy in Arizona is lucky to be alive after she was snatched from her foster human’s backyard by a large, flying predator and carried to a nearby golf course.

Pet owners increasingly interested in fresh food - U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Some order pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw meat online. Others find them in refrigerators at big retailers like Walmart.

USDA Ends Deadly Cat Experiments, Plans To Adopt Out Remaining Cats - Deadly research on cats and kittens will come to an end at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service.

In case you missed last week's news, check it out here.