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Protect Your Pet, Skip the Jerky Treats

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update to its ongoing investigation of animal illnesses linked to jerky style pet treats. One of The Animal Medical Center’s own, Dr. Richard Goldstein, Chief Medical Officer, has been serving as an advisor to the FDA and the American Veterinary Medical Association since the investigation into

Kidneys on Our Minds

A veterinarian examining a dog
The news has been full of stories about kidneys recently. The Oregon Zoo’s male black rhinoceros, Pete, sadly succumbed to kidney disease and the Seattle Times reported the Woodland Park Zoo’s male Sumatran tiger, Rakata, was euthanized, like Pete, for kidney failure. The FDA continues to warn dog owners about the dangers of imported chicken