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This Week in Review: Dog Food Recalls, Animal Law, Unusual Dog Park, Evanger’s Updates, & More!

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From inspiring stories, breaking news, advice for dog moms and dads, and tips for training your furriest family members, a lot happens in a week! Here are the top dog stories from this past week, all in one easy-to-read article!

This week saw TWO new dog food recalls! They are:

RECALL ALERT: Evanger’s Recall Expanded to Include Additional Products

RECALL ALERT: 17 Varieties of Blue Buffalo and Blue Wilderness Wet Dog Food Cups Recalled

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Click each headline above for important details about this week’s dog food recalls.

Florida Bill Would Make it Harder for Shelters to Euthanize Dogs

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While Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would discourage adoptions and ultimately lead to increased deaths of shelter dogs, a Florida bill seeks to make it harder for shelters to euthanize animals in their care.…Continue reading

Lucky Dog Survives Vicious Alligator Attack

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A Florida dog had luck and a will to live on her side after a vicious alligator attack nearly cost her life. Sable, a Black Lab/Doxie mix is recovering today, to the amazement of veterinarians treating her after an alligator attack last Thursday.…Continue reading

Several Indiana Dogs Dead After Ingesting Hamburger Soaked in Antifreeze

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At least 5 dogs in the Garrett/Altona area of Northern Indiana are dead after consuming hamburger meat that had been intentionally soaked with antifreeze and spread in areas frequented and accessible by dogs.…Continue reading

German Shepherd Dragged Behind Wheelchair to be Adopted to New Family

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Last week, a viral video recording of a man dragging a limp, struggling German Shepherd behind his motorized wheelchair prompted an investigation that ultimately led to the man’s arrest and a new home for the dog.…Continue reading

Couple Postpones Wedding Amid Search for Missing Dog

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When their beloved dog went missing on February 13th, a San Jose, California couple put their lives on hold until he’s found, including postponing their upcoming wedding.…Continue reading

Dog Owners Wait 2+ Years to Play at this Unusual Dog Park


With 35-acres of fenced-in property, rolling grassy hills, paved pathways, and unlimited access year round, dog owners are desperate to join an exclusive D.C. dog park – but this isn’t your typical dog park!…Continue reading

The Race to Rescue Dogs Abandoned by Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters


Dogs were a common site at DAPL protester campsites. When those camps were vacated, many were left behind.

It’s been about a week since authorities and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leaders evicted Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protesters from the Oceti Sakowin protest camp. But, protesters left more than just trash and unwanted belongings behind when they vacated the North Dakota campsite.…Continue reading

Washington Lawmakers Hope to Enact New Dog Tethering Laws

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Washington lawmakers are hoping new animal tethering laws will discourage or prevent the inhumane treatment of animals tied, chained, or “tethered” outside.…Continue reading

Woman Duct Tapes Dead Chicken to Dog’s Neck to “Teach it a Lesson”


An Alabama woman visited Georgia to house-sit for her daughter and brought a chicken along for the visit. And, when her daughter’s dog killed the chicken, she duct taped its dead body around the dog’s neck to “teach it a lesson.”…Continue reading

UPDATED: FDA Cautions Against Feeding Certain Evanger’s & Against the Grain Dog Foods After Euthanasia Drug Found

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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 of Evanger’s canned Hunk of Beef and Against the Grain’s Grain Free Pulled Beef with Gravy.…Continue reading

Former Owner of Dog Dumped with 42-Pound Tumor Arrested

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A Newport Coast, California woman, Sherri Haughton was due in court on January 13 after she dropped a 7-year old Golden retriever off at a local animal hospital claiming to have found him abandoned on the beach.…Continue reading

Dog Found with Ears, Nose Cut Off Finds a Loving Forever Family!


Although police and Humane Society authorities continue searching for the person responsible, Baron, an 8-year old Rottweiler found brutally maimed in Detroit is finally living the good life he deserves in a new home with a family that promises to love him forever!…Continue reading

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