Possible Human Rabies Exposure to Rabid Bat in Marlborough Area.

Connecticut Health Officials Look For Marlborough Bat Rescuer

UPDATE: Connecticut Valley Veterinary Associates has now publicly identified itself as the facility that cared for the bat. The bat was reportedly injured and the person who brought it into the clinic was a homeowner who found the bat in his yard.

Officials are still looking for him.

Original Story:  Health officials with Connecticut Department of Public Health say that they are looking for the person who brought a bat to a Marlborough vet clinic on June 23, 2017. The bat, they said, has tested positive for rabies–and that means that anyone who handled the animal should be evaluated for possible rabies exposure. Continue reading Connecticut Health Officials Look For Marlborough Bat Rescuer

United Pet Group is expanding its recall of rawhide dog chews to include retail partners’ private label brands.

Rawhide Chews Recall Expanded

The company that last week announced a recall of rawhide dog chews tainted with a non-allowed solvent is now saying that it is expanding its recall of the treats to include private label store brands. Continue reading Rawhide Chews Recall Expanded

A solvent cleaner is apparently responsible for multiple reports of dogs being sickened by rawhide chews.

American Beefhide, Digest-Eeze, Healthy Hide Chews Recalled – Cleaning Chemical Found

The company behind brands like American Beefhide, Digest-Eeze and Healthy Hide has announced a recall of rawhide chew dog treats because the rawhide was produced with a solvent cleaning chemical that is not allowed for use in the production of rawhide dog chews. Continue reading American Beefhide, Digest-Eeze, Healthy Hide Chews Recalled – Cleaning Chemical Found