Hundreds of dog deaths linked to jerky treats

12:25 PM, Oct 23, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WZZM) -- The FDA is investigating hundreds of dog deaths and thousands of illnesses linked to jerky treats made in China.

Close to 600 animals have died 3,200 others have gotten sick.
The FDA is asking Veterinarians to report cases to the government and provide samples when possible.

Signs of the illness include decreased appetite and activity, increased water consumption, vomiting and diarrhea.

For more information click on the fact sheet from the FDA.

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