Tip #1: Do NOT purchase dog treats, food, bones etc. that are NOT MADE/MANUFACTURED in the U.S. (especially food products from China)
- Jerky products in particular
Companies like Del Monte say their products are distributed within the U.S., but if you look closer (or sometimes you even have to Google them) most of these products are still MANUFACTURED or PRODUCED in other countries.
These treats still remain on the shelf for purchase at Petco, Walmart and even natural dog food stores. The FDA is currently investigating why these treats have been harming and even killing dogs, but they have not been banned. The main culprits behind the current scare (according to MSNBC) include Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brands produced by Nestle Purina PetCare Co., and Milo’s Kitchen Home-style Dog Treats, produced by Del Monte Corp. All get their chicken products from Nanjing, China.
**Note that Canyon Creek Ranch has re-branded their pet food and treats…
With that being said, here are some a couple good brands that offer MADE IN USA dog foods and treats-