On January 31, 2019, Hill’s Pet Nutrition started a voluntary recall of select canned dog food for containing excessive vitamin D. It is important to note that this recall only affects canned dog food, it does not affect any dry foods, canned cat foods, or treats.
"While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues. Depending on the level of vitamin D and the length of exposure, dogs may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels, can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Pet parents with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed and are exhibiting any of these signs should contact their veterinarian. In most cases, complete recovery is expected after discontinuation of feeding."
If you have purchased any food affected by this recall and would like a refund or exchange, contact us (if you purchased it from us) or Hill's (click this link for details).
Full press release by Hill's can be accessed here: https://www.hillspet.com/productlist
The AVMA has a comprehensive list of recent pet food recalls here: https://www.avma.org/News/Issues/recalls-alerts/Pages/pet-food-safety-recalls-alerts.aspx
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