Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Pros & Cons of Getting Pet for Your Kids

Good article regarding the pros and cons of getting a pet

Sunday, March 6, 2016

United Pet Group Recalls Top Fin Power Filters for Aquariums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at PetSmart

Recall Summary Name of product:
Top Fin™ Power Filters for Aquariums
Hazard:
A conductor on the pump motor can become exposed and electrify the aquarium water, posing a shock hazard to consumers
Units
About 155,000 (in addition, about 3,300 filters were sold in Canada)
Description
This recall involves five models of Top Fin Power Filters. The models included in this recall are Top Fin Power Filters 10, 20, 30, 40 and 75.  The filters are black with a trapezoid shaped top.  The words “TOP FIN” are molded into the top of the filter.  The filters were also sold as part of Top Fin 5.5 and 10 gallon LED aquarium kits.
Incidents/Injuries
None reported
Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled filters, unplug them from the power supply, remove from the aquarium, and contact United Pet Group for a free replacement power filter.
Sold exclusively at
PetSmart stores nationwide and online from September 2015 through December 2015 for between $15 and $64.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

US Pet Ownership Estimates

It comes as no surprise that the number of homes with pets continues to grow.  Here are some interesting statistics:

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Are Your Pets Prepared for Disaster?

Check out this Disaster Preparedness article for tips on how to keep your pets safe.