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|Documentary on poisoned pets - foods
> For those of you that don't know, Belle and Boogie will be featured in
> this documentry along with TOO many more!
> Documentary Profiling Critics Of Pet Food Industry And Pet Owners Airs On
> CBC-TV On Thursday
> Posted: 22 Jan 2008 06:00 AM CST
> Yap films' new documentary, PET FOOD: A DOG'S BREAKFAST, delves into the
> world of pet food manufacturing and profiles three pet owners who said
> pets have gotten sick or died as a result of eating tainted food.
> The documentary also features Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins, a veterinarian and
> someone who used to work in the pet food industry. Hodgkins says in the
> documentary, "Unfortunately the pet food industry is cutting corners, is
> doing the testing it says it's doing, is not using the quality of
> ingredients it wants pet owners to believe are in that bag and can, and is
> not forthcoming with pet owners about those facts. It is not a truthful
> In the documentary, Ppet owners also speak out about what they went
> when their pets became ill or were dying from eating recalled food. They
> speak about their anger and the emotional trauma that they endured.
> Dr. Meg Smart, of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon,
> says that expensive pet foods labeled 'premium' are often no better or
> different than cheaper food. She also warns that many vets don't know as
> much about pet food as consumers think they do.
> PET FOOD: A DOG'S BREAKFAST airs on Thursday January 24, 2008 at 9pm on
> CBC-TV and will repeat on Saturday January 26 at 10pm ET on CBC Newsworld.
> Source: CBC
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