It’s no surprise that plenty of cute critters grace our television screens during the annual spectacle that is the Super Bowl. Whether the animals are in a high-priced commercial or in the increasingly popular alternative to the football game — the Puppy Bowl — their expected presence can make us laugh or even tear up a bit. They even showed up in Katy Perry’s halftime show. The massive tiger she stood atop during her entrance? An out-of-sync dancing shark? What’s not to like?
But this year, even before the kick-off, a couple of pups generated plenty of both positive and negative buzz. Check out what the all the talk was about at dogtime.com and tell us what you think about these two advertisements and if one company’s decision to pull its ad was the right one.
This issue has been going on since 2007, all related to feeding jerky treats to your pets. An amazing 3610 dogs and cats have become ill due to these treats. Sadly, 580 of these sick pets have died from jerky treats.
The problem is, that most of these treats are made in China, and there is just no way of knowing what is in them. There are no laws or regulations that require these Chinese pet treat manufacturers to list the country of origin.
Symptoms of illness are loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, increased thirst and urination, all coming shortly after eating these treats.
There has been extensive testing and investigation, but it is recommended to just stop feeding jerky treats to your pets.
Read this entire article regarding pet treats.