Pet News Roundup: July 4, 2019

Pet News Roundup: July 4, 2019

by Scritch

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

FDA Investigating Potential Link Between Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs - The FDA has published its third status report regarding a potential connection between grain-free diets and a type of heart disease in dogs known as dilated cardiomyopathy.

9-year-old boy wins a year’s worth of dog food, donates it all to an animal shelter - Caleb entered a picture of his dogs in an online photo contest and won a year’s worth of dog food.

There’s now an AI to prevent cats from bringing dead animals into your house - Ben Hamm, creator of the model and an engineer at Amazon, noticed his cat often brought dead animals back to the house as a ‘gift.’

Vet's 'urgent' warning as salt lamp nearly kills pet - A veterinarian has issued an urgent warning after a cat was left with "neurological problems" after being left unattended with an everyday household item.

Dog owner issues warning after pet dies eating sparkler ash - A dog owner in New York says his pug, Zoe recently died after eating sparkler ash.

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