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Petco products not affected by vitamin D pet food recall

In light of the FDA's Dec. 3 alert on multiple dry dog food recalls due to elevated and potentially toxic levels of vitamin D, Petco has confirmed that it does not carry any of the brands listed in the current recall; no Petco products are affected.

Petco is monitoring and reviewing the recall closely with its vendor partners, its veterinary staff and third-party veterinary nutrition experts; and the company says it will always share what it knows with customers.

Petco recommends the following immediate actions for concerned pet parents:

  • Visit the FDA's website for more information and a complete list of affected products.
  • If you believe your pet may be experiencing symptoms of vitamin D toxicity, or if you have any concerns about the health of your pet, please consult a veterinarian immediately.
  • If you have product affected by the recall, bring it in to any Petco store to exchange and upgrade it for a similar size bag of Petco's WholeHearted dog food.
  • Pet parents seeking guidance on what to feed their pets can visit their local Petco store to consult with one of our knowledgeable in-store partners, or visit for pet food and nutrition information.

Petco has been committed to ensuring the health and well-being of pets for more than 50 years. As part of that commitment, the company recently announced that it will stop selling dog and cat foods and treats with artificial colors, flavors and preservatives by May 2019. The decision makes Petco the first and only national retailer of pet food to take a stand against such ingredients.

With a firm belief that better nutrition yields healthier pets, Petco offers a diverse portfolio of high-quality dog and cat food brands that meet or exceed our industry-leading ingredient and manufacturing standards. The company continually evaluates its assortment to ensure it's providing the best quality products to customers and its pets.

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