Party Animal Statement on Cocolicious April 17, 2017 The safety of pets is and always will be our first priority. We sincerely regret the reports of the discomfort experienced by the pet who consumed this food. As pet parents ourselves, we take this matter seriously. On April 13, a retailer in Texas notified us that their customer had presented samples of our 13-ounce-can Cocolicious Beef & Turkey dog food (Lot #0136E15204 04, best by July 2019) and 13-ounce-can Cocolicious Chicken & Beef dog food (Lot #0134E15 237 13, best by... Read more →


Do you love dogs and cats? Are you looking for something that can create an ongoing income while you are still working your full time job? We invite you to join us! Since 2003 we have been sharing healthy, never recalled and holistically formulated dog and cat foods, treats, supplements and pet care products. In addition, we also have nutritional supplements that are fantastic and skin care products to be released soon. Start working on your fortune part time, while still working full time. No inventory! No paperwork! Easy peasy!... Read more →


FDA.gov March 20, 2017 EuroCan Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling Lot Number 84 consisting of it's individually shrink-wrapped, 6-pack, 12-pack and 25-pack bags of Barnsdale Farms®, HoundsTooth® and Mac's Choice® Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves... Read more →


Date Issued - March 17th WellPet has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited amount of one canned topper product due to potential elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone. Recalled Product Details: Wellness 95% Beef Topper for Dogs – 13.2 oz Best-By Dates of 02 FEB 19, 29 AUG 19 and 30 AUG 19, located on the bottom of the can Three best-by date codes of one recipe have the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone. Elevated levels may affect a dog’s metabolism... Read more →


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2017 – Wilton, CT – Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain RecipeTM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, as the product has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally- occurring beef thyroid hormones. Dogs ingesting high levels of beef thyroid hormones may exhibit symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate and restlessness. These symptoms may resolve when the use of the impacted food is discontinued. However, with prolonged... Read more →


Winter is almost over and Spring is on its way in! Before you start the fun task of spring cleaning your home, you should first think about how your spring cleaning could affect your pet. Here are 7 simple spring cleaning tips for your pet’s health: 1. Household Cleaning Products Most people automatically associate spring cleaning with the use of household cleaning products. But before you take out that shining floor cleaner, be sure to read the label very carefully as you do not want to hurt your pet. Almost... Read more →


The updated information was posted on the FDA.gov site on March 2, 2017 - Updated: March 2, 2017 On February 20, 2017, Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food notified the FDA that it planned to recall all “chunk beef” products under the Evanger’s and Against the Grain brands. On February 27, 2017, the FDA became aware that Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food was notifying its distributors and retailers of a new recall for lots of Evanger’s Braised Beef Chunks with Gravy as well as expanding the previous recall for additional lots... Read more →


Voluntary Market Withdrawal of Assorted Blue Buffalo Divine Delights and Wilderness Trail Trays 3.5 oz. cups in U.S. and P.R. - Feb. 28, 2017 Posted from PetSmart below... Dear Valued PetSmart® Customer, Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary market withdrawal of 17 varieties of BLUE Divine Delights 3.5 oz. cups and BLUE Wilderness Trail Trays 3.5 oz. cups. This withdrawal is being executed due to a quality issue with the foil seal on the top of the cup. No other Blue Buffalo products (including any variety of Divine Delights not... Read more →


We are thrilled that Gluten-Free Living Magazine has selected Life's Abundance Probiotic for inclusion in its April issue. On newsstands now, the magazine covers helpful information on travel, research developments and (of course) recipes for those living with gluten-sensitivity. Life's Abundance Probiotic was chosen for the New For You feature because it is suitable for those seeking to avoid gluten. The Life’s Abundance Probiotic formula was developed with an award winning probiotics manufacturer in the USA, focused on supplying the highest quality strains that are vigorously tested using top technological... Read more →


Great News! For all of you who were Flint River Ranch customers and/or reps, Life's Abundance has acquired the Flint River Ranch Company. We'd like to offer you wholesale pricing on any Life's Abundance products so give us a try. If you'd like to become a distributor, please contact us and we will work with you personally. We've been with Life's Abundance for 14 years and are one of the top 9 Star Distributors so let's work together. We were on the Life's Abundance cruise last month with Dr Jane... Read more →


The FDA is now cautioning pet owners not to feed certain Evanger's or Against The Grain Canned Dog Foods. If you click on the links for Wheeling, IL and Markham, IL, you will see the violations in each of their facilities. Evanger's had been claiming "All Evanger's foods are made with completely human grade" but they recently changed their website to reflect "utilizes human grade USDA inspected meats" I don't have the first screen shot where it was changed but you will see that Google hasn't changed the original wording... Read more →


Whey is a very popular ingredient in protein powders, especially in bodybuilding formulas. But is this commonly used ingredient all that it’s cracked up to be? In this post, we’ll look at the conventional wisdom and why whey might not be the best option for health-conscious consumers. Let’s Talk Protein It’s hard to understate the importance of consuming sufficient amounts of nourishing proteins. Your body needs quality protein to function properly, to build and repair tissues and to make enzymes, hormones and other key bodily chemicals. The amino acids in... Read more →


It's Here!! The Life's Abundance Grain Free Pork and Venison Canned Dog Food!! We met this beauty a few weeks ago during the Life's Abundance Convention at Sea and it's now ready for you to purchase!! We just ordered a case tonight and I can't wait for Rio and Thor to try it. This is how it was "served" on the cruise - lol... Did you know that Life's Abundance has been serving the pet community since 1999 with NO Recalls? If you've watched the news, you know that during... Read more →


FDA.gov - Markham, IL – (February 14, 2017) Out of an abundance of caution, Against the Grain Pet Food is voluntarily recalling one lot of Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs that was manufactured and distributed in 2015 (bold added). The 12 oz. Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs that is being voluntarily recalled, due to the potential presence of pentobarbital, has an expiration date of December 2019, a lot number of 2415E01ATB12, and the second half of the UPC code is... Read more →


February 13, 2017 - Blue Buffalo recalled cans of their Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables dog food. A single production run of the 12.5 ounce cans may have been contaminated with aluminum. Recalled dog food UPC: 8-40243-10017-0 Recalled dog food Best by Date: August 3, 2019 Customers can return recalled cans for a full refund at their local retailer. For more information, please call 866-800-2917. ********************************************************** Tired of dog and cat food recalls? SHOP HERE for never recalled, holistically formulated goodness for your furry loved one!... Read more →


Really, do we need to provide any explanation for the taste sensation of combining chocolate and peanut butter? Even vanilla lovers look to this yummy combo when they want to be a bit naughty. Now we’ve turned this world-famous flavor into a healthy and satisfying shake that you can enjoy as often as you like! So, go ahead and treat yourself to this super simple, incredibly delicious and oh so healthy temptation. Peanut Butter Cup Protein Smoothie 1 cup milk of choice (Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, etc) - We use... Read more →


Our Quality team learned that a foreign material was found in non-WellPet products made in the same facility, and so we are taking this conservative step to ensure the well-being of cats and to put our consumers’ minds at ease. From the Wellness website: Keeping your trust in our brand is so important to us, and so we wanted to let you and our retailers know right away. Since the products may not have been made consistent with our quality assurance guidelines, we want to replace them. Our Quality team... Read more →


Great News! In December, the Life's Abundance nutritional supplement bundle was introduced as a special promo. Due to it's popularity, this will remain as a new product to purchase!! It's a great way to get all the products at a discounted price. There is now an overall $5.00 discount off the Vanilla and Chocolate bundles on all price levels (including Retail and Autoship.) Each bundle includes the following full-size products: Plant Protein (Vanilla or Chocolate), Minerals & Antioxidants (Cherry or Tropical Fruit), Greens Blend, Probiotics, Multivitamin, Fish Oil (120 capsules).... Read more →


Cancer Drug For Dogs (Paccal Vet-CA1 ) No Longer Conditionally Approved

February 9, 2017, FDA.gov The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving notice that the agency is withdrawing the conditional approval for Paccal Vet-CA1 (paclitaxel for injection) at the request of the drug’s manufacturer, Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB. Paccal Vet-CA1 was intended to treat certain mammary and squamous cell carcinomas in dogs that have not received previous chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The conditional approval for Paccal Vet-CA1 is no longer in effect as of February 8, 2017. Paccal Vet-CA1 is now an unapproved animal drug with no legal marketing status and... Read more →


PRODUCT RECALL: Companion Canned Dog Food 13.2 oz (3 UPC's) Recall Date: Feb 08, 2017, issued from Giant Food Stores Companion Dog Food with Chicken and Rice - 13.2 OZ UPC: 68826707501 Codes: Best By 08/05/2019 Companion Dog Food with Chicken, Lamb and Rice - 13.2 OZ UPC: 68826700360 Codes: Best By 08/05/2019 Companion Dog Food with Turkey and Bacon - 13.2 OZ UPC: 68826700356 Codes: Best By 08/05/2019 Customers may return impacted product for a full refund. For additional information call 479-935-6145. Recall information: This product with being recalled... Read more →


Voluntary Recall of Grreat Choice Adult Canned Dog Food (13.2 oz. Chicken & Rice Classic Ground) – Feb. 8, 2017 Dear Valued PetSmart® Customer, PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food- with Chicken and Rice Classic Ground 13.2 oz. cans. The voluntary recall is a precautionary action due to metal contamination found in the single lot identified below. No other Grreat Choice products are impacted by this issue and we are not aware of any dogs becoming ill or injured from... Read more →


February 3, 2017 from FDA.gov Out of an abundance of caution, Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital, which was detected in one lot of Hunk of Beef Au Jus. Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death. The specifically-identified lot numbers (as detailed below) of cans of 12-oz Hunk of Beef... Read more →


For Immediate Release January 13, 2017 Eatonton, GA - Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling one (1) of its frozen products due to their potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can affect animals eating the product. There is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surface exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting,diarrhea... Read more →


The odor from a Royal Canin pet food facility in Sioux City, Iowa, has decreased enough to please local officials, reported Siouxland Matters, an ABC affiliate. The city council had set a mid-December deadline for the facility to reduce the smell that was bothering residents. The deadline was met, and the pet food facility committed to regularly cleaning its lines and tanks. Odor detection companies will continue working with Royal Canin to ensure the odor stays low. Watch the video at - http://www.siouxlandmatters.com/news/local-news/royal-canin-pet-food-plant-resolves-odor-issue-in-north-sioux-city/621323033 Read more →


According to Newtown Square, Pa.-based Petplan, its most frequently claimed conditions have one thing in common: obesity. “It’s no surprise that the biggest health threat to pets in 2017 is obesity,” said Dr. Ernie Ward, Petplan veterinary advisory board member and founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. “When you consider that over half of the nation’s dogs and cats are now overweight or obese, it literally is a growing problem.” This year, Petplan challenges pet parents to get out and get active with furry friends to avoid the... Read more →


UPDATE!!!! This has been expanded. New info - Orrville, OH - The J.M. Smucker Company is expanding the limited voluntary recall on certain lots of 9LivesTM, EverPetTM, and Special KittyTM canned cat food due to possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1). The issue was discovered by the Quality Assurance team during review of production records at the manufacturing facility. No illnesses related to this issue have been reported to date and the product is being recalled out of an abundance of caution. Cats fed diets low in thiamine for... Read more →


2017 is FAST approaching and we know you want to be the best you can be in 2017! Are you ready to take control of your health and start making changes for the better?!? 1} Just Do It! You may have heard the saying “SOMEDAY is not a day of the week!” Stop procrastinating and commit to taking a small step every single day towards your health goals. Not drinking enough water? Add a glass in the morning and again in the afternoon. Eating too much sugar? Cut it down... Read more →


For a limited time, you can take advantage of our biggest discounts of the year. Get six full size nutritional supplements for 20% off the retail price! If you already take advantage of our reduced Autoship pricing, you’ll still save 10% off the Autoship price. Don’t wait until after the holidays to get healthier and save money. Start now and save big! Using These Supplements Can Pay for Themselves! For example, making delicious smoothies with Plant Protein plus fruits, veggies and other ingredients for breakfast, lunch or dinner can save... Read more →


The Complexity of Canine Memory Have you ever sat staring deeply into your dog’s eyes, wondering “I wonder what you’re thinking?” Sure, they give us clues here and there, but as whole, the workings of your dog’s mind remains a mystery. But there’s mounting evidence that we may have underestimated their mental capacities. I know when I was going through school and we would use words describing the emotions the pets seemed to feeling - love, anxiety, fear - we were often shut down with a stern, “Don’t anthropomorphize!” It... Read more →


Yes, cats are nothing like dogs: they are enigmatic, independent, sometimes aloof and always entertaining. Their completely unique natures are, in my opinion, their most endearing feature. It should come as no surprise that in addition to their one-of-a-kind personalities, they also have some pretty exceptional physical features and roles to play in our society. Here are just five of my favorite unique cat facts! 1. Cats can use their mouth to smell Have you ever seen your cat take a big sniff, then pull their mouth back in what... Read more →


Veterinarians are frequently presented with questions about potential pet poisoning due to eating holiday plants. Some Christmas plants are toxic and others are not so this simple rule of thumb is our best advice to all pet parents to protect your pet from toxic holiday plants and poisoning: It is best if your pets do not have access to any of your plants – that way you do not have to worry if the plant is toxic or not! Common plants and the problems they can cause. Poinsettias– We get... Read more →


Consumers cheated in prescription pet food scam Prescription pet food sounds like a vital part of keeping our pets healthy and happy. Unfortunately, it is often no different from non-prescription pet food except in one important respect: Cost. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Shoenberger, we are working to protect consumers cheated by pet food manufacturers and retailers. Misrepresentation and collusion What is the point of a prescription? In theory, prescriptions allow consumers access to restricted drugs based on a specific health need. A group of pet food manufacturers and retailers... Read more →


For the second consecutive year, Bella and Max were the most popular pet names in America for dogs and cats, according to Nationwide, a provider of pet health insurance. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Bella has led the way as the most popular pet name in America for both dogs and cats. Did your dog or cat make either list? The Top Dog and Cat Names for 2016 - Dogs Cats 1. Bella 1. Bella 2. Max 2. Max 3. Lucy 3. Oliver 4. Bailey 4. Luna 5.... Read more →


December 8, 2016 - Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling two (2) of its frozen products due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria can affect animals eating the product. There is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surface exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea,... Read more →


Have You Heard Of The Luuup? It's A 3 Sifting Tray Litter System And The Easiest Way To Clean A Cat Box!

Ok cat lovers - this is FANTASTIC! Litter boxes can be such an eye sore and a pain to clean. The Luuup is more than a litter box. It's functional, stylish and most of all, inspired! It's super easy to use! Check out these easy peasy instructions: 1.Stack the three sifting trays so that the rockers on adjacent trays alternate and overlap as shown. 2. Add between 15 lbs, (7 kg.) , of clumping cat litter , (to an approximate depth of 3” - 4", (7-10 cm). All cats are... Read more →


Don't know what to get your favorite dog or cat during the holidays? How about one of these adorable gift boxes? It has something for them and something for their much loved human too! Not sure if it's the right holiday gift? We have gift certificates available too! Holiday gift for dogs Dogs will go nuts over this assortment of fun and delicious treats! There’s even a cheerful gift included for the lucky pet parent. Everything is neatly bundled in a decorative gift box that will be the perfect adornment... Read more →


Nothing says “the holidays are here” quite like a comforting cup of hot cocoa. One whiff of this rich, chocolaty recipe will fully engage your nostalgia reflexes, conjuring up happy days of yore. Even better, the following simple mix-stir-and-heat recipe features a healthy measure of Chocolate Protein Powder, our non-GMO, nutrient-rich blend of proteins from pea, chia, pumpkin, hemp and quinoa! What better way to shore up your joyful reserves and fuel your holiday shopping, planning and festive jubilations! As outlined, makes a single serving. Simply increase the fixings to... Read more →


Thought you would find this interesting. Beneful likes to glitz up their bags so people feel the food is healthy. They now have REAL meat (Is it really necessary to put the word REAL in front of chicken, beef, etc?). Here is what happened with the recent lawsuit - Purina Beneful sick dog lawsuit lacked proof said judge A federal judge in California ruled that the lawsuit failed to prove the product was unsafe. Nestle Purina PetCare will not face a class action lawsuit over allegations that the company’s Beneful... Read more →


Who says healthy living can’t be irresistibly delicious? Definitely not anyone after sampling these! Judging by the reaction this recipe got here at our home office, you might want to throw caution to the wind and whip up a double batch of this fudge-inspired delight. Be sure to share this delectably sweet and coolly refreshing treat with friends and family! Ingredients: 2 Cups toasted rolled oats 1 Cup unsweetened coconut 1/2 Cup slivered almonds 1/2 Cup virgin coconut oil (warmed to liquid) 1 Cup almond butter 2/3 Cup raw honey... Read more →


WEEKEND SALE FOR VETERAN'S DAY!! Entire Store 15% OFF Use Promo Code POPPY15 SHOP NOW Offer Valid November 11 through 14, 2016 only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Discover All Natural Supplements For Effective Pet Treatment For 120+ Ailments From Pet WellBeing! Read more →


On November 3, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company and Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. announced that they have reached a mutually agreeable settlement of the lawsuits pending between them, related to 2014 false advertising of pet food claims. The terms of the settlement are confidential. As a result of the settlement agreement, Blue Buffalo and Nestlé Purina have asked the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to dismiss the claims between the two parties and Purina's agencies with prejudice. Blue Buffalo will continue to prosecute its legal claims... Read more →


Calling all CHOCOLATE LOVERS!! It's here!! Life's Abundance Chocolate Plant Protein!! The Vanilla is DELICIOUS and now we have chocolate! The Life's Abundance Chocolate Plant Protein has all of the same beneficial ingredients as the Vanilla plus cocoa and cacao, both of which are packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Because of these additions, the Chocolate Flavor has slightly higher protein and calorie content over Vanilla, at 15 grams of protein and 120 calories a serving. The Chocolate Plant Protein is silky smooth, satisfying and yummy! 100% plant based 15 g... Read more →


Here is a snapshot of U.S. statistics of dog parents! Be sure to purchase healthy, never recalled and holistically formulated dog foods and treats at www.NaturalDogFoodStore.com - Life's Abundance has been serving the pet community since 1999 and has never had a recall. The dry foods are shipped generally within 4-6 weeks of being made. You can't beat that for fresh! Really, ask the stores how long the foods have been on their shelves. Better yet, ask them how long they sat in the warehouse before they got to the... Read more →


Whether your new puppy is a small breed, medium breed or large breed, we've got you covered with puppy food! It's important to feed your puppy nutrient-packed food during those important growing months. Life's Abundance has Small and Medium Breen Puppy Food and Large Breed Puppy Food! Life's Abundance puppy food is holistically formulated and has never been recalled. The food is made in the USA and delivered fresh to your door. Let's take a look at Life's Abundance Small and Medium Breed Puppy Food first... Small & Medium Breed... Read more →


Do you cringe thinking about jerky treats for dogs and all the recalls that have happened? Worried that "Made In China" is buried somewhere and you don't see it before you buy your dog treats? Recalls are scary. Jerky treats for dogs made in China are scary. You know what's not scary? Life's Abundance Tasty Rewards Jerky Treats For Dogs! Yep, they are AWESOME! These treats truly are great whether your dog is short, tall, big or small. You can use them as training, you can use them as a... Read more →


Mars Petcare US Announces Voluntary Recall Of Limited Number Of Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor Wet Dog Food Because Of Potential Presence Of Plastic FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor product due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process. CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon can be purchased individually, as well as, in flavor variety multipacks. The Lot Codes listed below... Read more →