COVID Updates: We are limiting the number of people entering the hospital. All visitors must be escorted into the building by a staff member. Please text us upon arrival. Our exam rooms are limited to 2 pet owners at a time and we are utilizing curbside care for many services. We ask for your patience as we strive to keep you, your pets and our staff safe and healthy.

Dog food brands recalled over possible euthanasia drug

In the News -

(CNN)A drug used to euthanize animals has been found in canned dog food, prompting a recall. Low levels of the drug pentobarbital were detected in cans of Gravy Train dog food produced by the J.M. Smucker Company, the FDA said in a statement Friday.

Pentobarbital is most commonly used as a sedative, anesthetic or to euthanize animals, it said.

“Pets that eat pet food containing pentobarbital can experience drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, nausea, nystagmus (eyes moving back and forth in a jerky manner) and inability to stand. Consuming high levels of pentobarbital can cause coma and death,” it said.

Read the full article

Update To Our COVID Protocols

We are limiting the number of people entering the hospital.  All visitors must be escorted into the building by a staff member.  Please text us upon arrival.  Our exam rooms are limited to 2 pet owners at a time and we are utilizing curbside care for many services.  We ask for your patience as we strive to keep you, your pets and our staff safe and healthy.