If you have a pet, you're probably particular about what they eat.  Here in Minnesota you may have a certain store bought brand that you've long believed in, or you may be getting pet food that is prescribed through a veterinarian.

So there's cause for concern when you begin to hear or see 'online rumors' about a pet food that may be causing problems in pets.  You need to be informed so that you can make the best decision for your Minnesota pets.

Photo by Anoir Chafik on Unsplash
Photo by Anoir Chafik on Unsplash

Well, recently one big pet food producer has been the recipient of those  'online rumors'.  Purina has been singled out online and accused of sickening hundreds of dogs. They recently responded on Facebook to dispel 'online rumors'.

Please beware of online rumors claiming there are issues with Purina products.
If you read something online that concerns you, or you have any questions about your pet food, please feel free to reach out to our team.
In the Facebook post above, Purina asks that if you to reach out to them with any questions or concerns.  You can do that HERE.
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The post states in part, "we also recommend researching the source of these posts.  Some are well-intentioned pet parents who are generally concerned and trying to be helpful, while others may be trying to create chaos and distrust of certain brands as an opportunity to sell their own products.  Either way, please know that if there is a confirmed issue with any Purina product, we will be sharing that information with our consumers first."
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Susan Thixton, writing a response on TruthAboutPetFood.com responded:

Personal opinion: I am aware of many individuals that are working long hours behind the scenes – NOT ONE OF THEM is trying to ‘create chaos’ or using this concerning situation ‘as an opportunity to sell their own products.’ It is concerning that Purina made this statement – chose those words – about the veterinarians, advocates, and pet owners that are ONLY trying to help their fellow pet owners.

According to the Food & Drug Administration there are no current recalls for any Purina Products.
More information from Purina HERE.


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