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Old 05-17-2019, 02:01 PM   #1
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Well folks it looks like not only has more been added to the recall of Hill's food but they have been caught lying/hiding things from customers! Any respect I had left for them is gone. https://truthaboutpetfood.com/did-hi...t-of-pet-food/
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Thanks for the info. Have never considered Hills as an option for Gidget. I know Vets recommend it because there's always a display in their offices. Wonder if they recommend it or if there is an agreement with Hills. Hmmmm
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I wouldn't choose to feed Hills over RC or Purina, personally. I've lost my faith in their company especially since these are RX foods being recalled. And it has nothing to do with the fact that it's Hills - I would have equally lost faith in another company who had the same issue.
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Thanks for the info. Have never considered Hills as an option for Gidget. I know Vets recommend it because there's always a display in their offices. Wonder if they recommend it or if there is an agreement with Hills. Hmmmm

9 times out of 10 there is some type of compensation for displaying a product.
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Thanks for the info. Have never considered Hills as an option for Gidget. I know Vets recommend it because there's always a display in their offices. Wonder if they recommend it or if there is an agreement with Hills. Hmmmm
My vet has Royal Canin not Hills but if you want a certain food they will order it for you. Most vets usually choose one of the three big companies for prescription food which are Royal Canin, Purina or Hills.
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9 times out of 10 there is some type of compensation for displaying a product.
Thatís 100% a myth and not true. My vet is happy to write me a prescription for Callieís food for me to buy it some where else or I could get it from them. The price they charge vs what other places like chewy sell it for is the same. Sadly this is a huge myth which makes some people refuse to put their dog on a prescription food because they think the vets getting paid for it.
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I wouldn't choose to feed Hills over RC or Purina, personally. I've lost my faith in their company especially since these are RX foods being recalled. And it has nothing to do with the fact that it's Hills - I would have equally lost faith in another company who had the same issue.
The fact that people rely on that food for there pets and they then lied just makes it seem worse to me. I have no trust left of them. We all know how I feel about Purina and I would feed it over Hills.
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Thatís 100% a myth and not true. My vet is happy to write me a prescription for Callieís food for me to buy it some where else or I could get it from them. The price they charge vs what other places like chewy sell it for is the same. Sadly this is a huge myth which makes some people refuse to put their dog on a prescription food because they think the vets getting paid for it.

I used to believe this myth.

EVERY vet I have ever spoken with or people I know that work at vets office honestly find keeping food there to be a pain in the butt lol. It's not even hardly worth their time but they keep it there for clients who NEED it.
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I feed my pups Hill's Ideal Balance and will continue to do so. I also have pups on Hill's Low Fat ID and Hill's Ultra ZD and will continue to feed them those foods.

All of my pups are fine. If they showed ANY symptoms of Vit toxicity, they would have been at the vet! I saw posts from people on the Hill's Facebook page saying their dogs were sick for days and then died. Uh...hello....days??? I honestly do not believe all the hoopla regarding this recall. So many of the posts were simply unbelievable.
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Thatís 100% a myth and not true. My vet is happy to write me a prescription for Callieís food for me to buy it some where else or I could get it from them. The price they charge vs what other places like chewy sell it for is the same. Sadly this is a huge myth which makes some people refuse to put their dog on a prescription food because they think the vets getting paid for it.
That's because they believe all the crap that has been spewed on the internet for so long. Horrible how things like that get started. It is actually harmful to domestic animals because people believe what they read.
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Well folks it looks like not only has more been added to the recall of Hill's food but they have been caught lying/hiding things from customers! Any respect I had left for them is gone. https://truthaboutpetfood.com/did-hi...t-of-pet-food/

I have to ask you: do you know anything about the people who run this website?
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This all smacks of the Dog Food Advisor.
They charge you for their list of foods? LOL and probably based on "ingredients" .. Heaven help the domestic pets in this world.
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Cost to purchase the List is variable, depending on the support you want/can afford to provide. Price varies from $10 to $100. No matter the price you purchase, the 2019 List is the same.



I personally will stick with www.petdiets.com

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Well folks it looks like not only has more been added to the recall of Hill's food but they have been caught lying/hiding things from customers! Any respect I had left for them is gone. https://truthaboutpetfood.com/did-hi...t-of-pet-food/
So, I just went to Hill's website to view their recall page and found this....so the "liars" that they are updated their website on May 15th adding the food that your link is talking about. Note that this link that you shared is dated May 17th alleging that they lied on May 16th. Unless that conversation was recorded, I do NOT believe it .... ALL the person had to do was LOOK at the website. I believe they saw it added and proceeded to bash Hill's ....something that was going on LONG before this recall. Over and over and over again over the years I have seen this go on...I was so sad that they had this recall because it just fuels the fire and encourages people to feed foods from companies that really ARE shady.

https://www.hillspet.com/productlist#list

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This all smacks of the Dog Food Advisor.
They charge you for their list of foods? LOL and probably based on "ingredients" .. Heaven help the domestic pets in this world.
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Cost to purchase the List is variable, depending on the support you want/can afford to provide. Price varies from $10 to $100. No matter the price you purchase, the 2019 List is the same.



I personally will stick with www.petdiets.com
Iím not saying their list of pet food is buyable or ďcorrectĒ but a lot of their articles are worth looking into. Some of their articles like about the nohide chews and stuff have shown to be true in my own research. That money might be how they keep their site running. I do not have the list but Iím pretty sure they also look into the companies of the food on the list too going by what I read.
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I feed my pups Hill's Ideal Balance and will continue to do so. I also have pups on Hill's Low Fat ID and Hill's Ultra ZD and will continue to feed them those foods.

All of my pups are fine. If they showed ANY symptoms of Vit toxicity, they would have been at the vet! I saw posts from people on the Hill's Facebook page saying their dogs were sick for days and then died. Uh...hello....days??? I honestly do not believe all the hoopla regarding this recall. So many of the posts were simply unbelievable.
You are definitely intitled to your opinion. I personally donít trust them and that was before this article. I wonder if itís possible that maybe they didnít see it was a symptom of the vitamin toxicity or even it was the same symptoms that they had with the health issue that put the pet on the prescription food on in the first place. I think it is hard to establish whether an underlying issue caused death or the food. I think at that point we have to trust the vet who sees that pet. If the vitamin toxicity had the potential to cause grave sickness and death we still have to see how serious it is. I think because of Hills reputation they might be getting away with it more then say Blue Buffalo, Nutro, and so on.
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