News & Updates at Heartland Veterinary Clinic

Helpful Pet Care Information

At Heartland Veterinary Clinic, we are committed to keeping our clients informed. Read about recent pet and veterinary-related news below.

Food Recalls

Is your food on the list?

Dog Food:

Jan. 31, 2019 Hill’s Pet Nutrition Science Diet and Prescription Diet

Jan. 28, 2019 Woody’s Pet Food Deli Raw Free Range Turkey

Nov. 2, 2018 Natural Life Chicken Meal & Potato Formula dry dog food

Nov. 2, 2018 Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Recipe dry dog food

Cat Food:

Jan. 28, 2019 Woody’s Pet Food Deli Raw Free Range Turkey

Jan. 23, 2019* Hare Today Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Ground Chicken With Bones and Organs

Dec. 21, 2018 Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Cow Pie, Chicken & Vegetables

Dec. 7, 2018 9Lives Protein Plus Tuna & Chicken and Tuna & Liver

*Caution letter, not a recall

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You should buy your pet's medications from a trusted source.

Four Men Charged with Trafficking in Pet Products with Counterfeit Labels

An indictment was recently unsealed in Houston charging four men with various offenses based on their roles in smuggling pet products with counterfeit labels into the United States.

Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson of the Southern District of Texas, Special Agent in Charge Catherine A. Hermsen of the Food and Drug Administration – Office of Criminal Investigations (FDA-OCI) Kansas City, Missouri.

Online Pet Pharmacies

Protect Yourself and Your Pet: Be A.W.A.R. E .

If you’ve ever searched online for prescription pet medicines, you’ve no doubt seen eye-catching, attention-grabbing claims. They sound convincing in their promises of convenience and lower prices. But are these claims really true?