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Health Highlights: June 20, 2017

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Rawhide Dog Chew Products Recalled

Rawhide dog chew products sold in the United States under a variety of brand names are being recalled due to possible chemical contamination, United Pet Group says.

The brands include American Beefhide, Digest-eeze, and Healthy Hide, including Healthy Hide Good -n- Fun and Healthy Hide Good -n- Fit.

The rawhide chew products may contain quaternary ammonium compound, an anti-microbial chemical. If dogs consume the chemical, they can develop symptoms such as reduced appetite, diarrhea and vomiting. In some cases, veterinary treatment may be required.

For more information, contact the United Pet Group at 1-855-215-4962.

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Posted: June 2017


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