A recall of certain canned dog food products that may contain elevated levels of vitamin D has been expanded by Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
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Dogs that consume elevated levels of vitamin D can cause develop symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Consuming very high levels of vitamin D can sometimes lead to life-threatening problems, including kidney dysfunction.
Consumers whose dogs were fed the recalled products and developed symptoms should contact their veterinarian, Hill’s advised. In most cases, dogs completely recover after they stop eating the recalled food.
The initial recall was announced Jan. 31, 2019. For more information, call Hill’s at 1-800-445-5777 or go to the company’s website.
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