Diggin’ Your Dog Recalls Strippin’ Chicks Pet Treats Due to Salmonella Hazard

Listen Honey, in my day we didn't even need poles.

Listen Honey, in my day, we didn’t even need poles.

Before I get in to the recall, I just want to ask: Who, in heaven’s name, comes up with these names? I mean, Diggin’ Your Dog and Strippin’ Chicks? Why do I get the feeling that this company is owned by men who frequent titty bars? Forgive me if I am mistaken, but doesn’t Strippin’ Chicks bring to mind strippers and not just strips of poultry? Get it? Nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

Maybe it’s just me and I should get my mind out of the gutter. Even so, the guys at Diggin’ Your Dog might want to keep in mind while naming their products to consider it is women who make up the largest segment of buyers who, like me, may also have their head in the gutter and be offended by the suggestive names of dog treats.

What is being recalled & why

Diggin’ Your Dog™ announced that they are withdrawing its Strippin’ Chicks™ Pet Treats produced on August 30, 2012 because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.  The lot being withdrawn is: Strippin’ Chicks™ Pet Treats 5 oz bags with the lot number 250322 and use by date of February, 23, 2014.

Why you should worry

Because an infection with Salmonella could be a serious, and even life-threatening illness. Therefore, people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Why you should worry about your dog

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other pets or humans. If your pets have consumed the recalled product and have these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

What you should do

Customers who have purchased this lot code are urged to stop feeding the product to their pet, remove the lot code from the packaging, and discard the contents. A full refund, plus $1.00 to cover postage will be received by mailing the UPC and lot code to: Diggin’ Your Dog, LLC, PO Box 17306 Reno, NV 89511. For questions or more information, contact Diggin’ Your Dog™ by phone at 775-742-7295 Mon-Fri 8:30AM – 4:00PM Pacific Standard Time or by Email at info@dydusa.com.

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To find out more, visit the FDA website and read Diggin’ Your Dog Recalls Strippin’ Chicks Pet Treats Distributed in Colorado and Nevada Due to Possible Salmonella Hazard

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