NOTE: Life’s Abundance is not the subject of any FDA investigations or cases of DCM. The FDA’s June 27 update linking 16 dog food brands to reports of the canine heart disease dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has pet parents understandably concerned. Our hearts go out to affected families, and we’re happy to address your questions about our brand. Above is a picture of our Rio who has been enjoying Life's Abundance since we adopted him in 2006. Life's Abundance Purpose is You Life’s Abundance is fueled by their passion for helping... Read more →


Pet Supplies Plus is recalling Pig Ears in 33 states. This is as of July 3. The FDA has updated their recent information. Summary Company Announcement Date: July 03, 2019 FDA Publish Date: July 03, 2019 Reason for Announcement: Potential Salmonella contamination Company Name: Pet Supplies Plus Brand Name: PSP Product Description: Pig ears Company Announcement With the recent announcements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigating contaminated Pig Ear Treats connecting to Salmonella, Pet Supplies Plus is advising consumers... Read more →


UPDATE: Pet Supplies Plus is recalling Pig Ears. See info here. This is not a recall. It is an FDA investigation posted July 3, 2019. While they have not named a specific source, they also issued this as additional information. Consumer Advisory: Pig ear pet treats sold in bulk distributed in Michigan potentially contaminated with Salmonella Info from both posts can be read below. July 3, 2019 - The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) today issued a consumer advisory for pig ears sold in bulk at retailers... Read more →


In July of last year, the FDA's investigation of consumer reports concerning an increase in the number of incidents of a heart disease called canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). The dogs did not have a predisposition to DCM but they did frequently eat dog foods containing peas, lentils and other legume seeds or potatoes as main ingredients. The FDA has updated their investigation into the DCM cases and named 16 brands eaten by dogs involved in the official report. Only brands named 10 or more times are in this list while... Read more →


Cats are wonderful, mysterious creatures. And that's just two of the many reasons we love having them as a part of our family! On the other hand, cats are notorious for masking symptoms of disease, which can make determining their health needs increasingly challenging as they age. The signs are there, however, if we know what to look for. In what follows, we'll review the signs and reveal several things pet parents can do to optimize their cats' nutrition as they age. When are Cats Considered Senior? Generally speaking, cats... Read more →


Guess what? It's no longer coming soon...it's open!!! Our new Life's Abundance warehouse in Tualatin, Oregon is now open and serving you with faster shipping times than ever before, with most packages delivered in just one to two business days! Plus, free pick-up is available to those living nearby or just passing through. It's easy to select pick-up when checking out online, and orders are usually ready within 30 minutes. Your Autoship can even be set for pick-up saving money on every order. The Tualatin warehouse brings our total Life's... Read more →


We are so excited to announce that Life’s Abundance is a 2019 Forbes Small Giants winner! We've been working with them since 2003 offering healthy dog and cat foods, treats, supplements and pet care products. This is an amazing company and we couldn't be happier that they received this award! This is a picture of Lester, our CEO. It's such a great picture because it shows how fun this company is. If you're a pet professional and have been looking for products to offer your clients, contact us for details.... Read more →


April 4, 2019 - FDA.gov Thogersen Family Farm of Stanwood, WA is voluntarily recalling raw frozen ground pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The following varieties, packaged in two pound packs, are included in this recall: course ground rabbit, course ground mallard duck, ground llama, and ground pork frozen raw pet food L. monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact... Read more →


March 29, 2019 - FDA.gov Out of an abundance of caution, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy in three-ounce cans. The product could contain rubber pieces that are translucent yellow with a blue backing, which may present a potential choking hazard. We're pet owners and pet lovers, and our number one commitment is the health and well-being of pets. We only want products that meet our high-quality standards in your pet's bowl. We became aware of... Read more →


March 26, 2019 - FDA.gov Fast Facts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets three lots of Darwin’s Natural Pet Products raw dog food after samples from these lots tested positive for Salmonella. The codes for each product are listed in the second group of numbers below the barcode on the package. These products are as follows. Darwin’s Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Chicken Recipe with Organic Vegetables for Dogs: 5309(11)181019, manufactured on October 19, 2018 Darwin’s Natural Pet Products Natural Selections... Read more →


UPDATE: May 17, 2019 - Hill's Pet Nutrition adds an additional dog food lot code. The additional canned dog food lot code provided to the FDA on May 17, 2019 includes: Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack SKU 3389 Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T21 The recalled products were distributed through retail pet stores and veterinary clinics nationwide. March 20, 2019 - Hill's Pet Nutrition is expanding its voluntary recall of canned dog food products due to elevated levels of Vitamin D.... Read more →


March is here and that means millions of us are looking forward to St. Patrick's Day. This year, we've created a simple yet delicious beverage to toast friends and family with when you get your green on. So without any further ado, let us introduce you to our Cherry Porter Recipe! Perhaps no other beer speaks to Irish tradition more than a deep, rich, frothy porter. And now, you can add a scrumptious, nutritious kick in mere moments. You'll be enjoying the boldness of a stout beer but giving your... Read more →


Life's Abundance announced their New Pork and Duck grain free canned cat food today! This has cats meowing all around the internet with excitement. The Pork and Duck grain free canned cat food joins Life's Abundance incredibly popular Instinctive Choice canned cat food which has been delighting kitties for years. Along with the Pork and Duck canned cat food and Instinctive Choice, Life's Abundance offers cat treats and dry cat and kitten foods too. Life's Abundance has never had a recall and has been in business since 1999 with delicious... Read more →


Thinking of switching cat foods? With so many on the market, we've taken a few brands and compared them to Life's Abundance. If your brand isn't on the list (be sure to use the drop down menu), we've also provided points to consider when looking at your current brand. 👉Compare your cat and kitten food to Life's Abundance cat and kitten food. Some comparisons on the website above include - Wellness, Royal Canin, Blue Buffalo, Canidae, Fromm, Halo, Eagle Pack, Hills, Fancy Feast, Natural Balance and Orijen. IT'S NOT JUST... Read more →


🐾 Life's Abundance makes 3 delicious canned dog foods. These are great as stand alone foods or as a mix-in. Since Rio is a large dog, he get's a 1/2 of a can mixed into his dry food. While he drools over all 3, I think his personal favorite is the Pork and Venison. 🐶 Or, maybe that's because it my favorite. 🤷‍♀️ I like the Pork and Venison because it's in loaf form so it's easy to divide in 1/2 and mix in. The Life's Abundance Pork and Venison... Read more →


It's National Pet Dental Health Month and we're here to celebrate with exclusive savings on 2 delicious dental products for your pooch! Starting today and throughout the entire month of February, Life's Abundance Gourmet Dental Treats for Adult Dogs (9-oz. and 18-oz. bags) and Life's Abundance Porky Puffs are available to everyone at their discounted Autoship prices, up to 18% savings off retail! Celebrate #NationalPetDentalHealth Month by helping dogs support healthy teeth and gums! These 2 products have been part of Rio's life for many years. As a senior dog,... Read more →


January 31 2019 - FDA.gov Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues depending on the level of vitamin D and the length of exposure, and dogs may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels, can lead to serious health issues in... Read more →


January 28, 2019 - MDA.state.mn.us The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is notifying consumers of a recall of raw turkey pet food from Woody’s Pet Food Deli due to Salmonellacontamination. This recall is being issued after product samples collected by the MDA tested positive for Salmonella. Sampling was begun after the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) identified a human case of Salmonella linked to the pet food. The recalled product was sold in 5-pound plastic containers labeled “Woody’s Pet Food Deli Raw Free Range Turkey” and can be identified by... Read more →


January 23, 2019 - FDA.gov This is not a recall, this is a caution issued from the FDA. If you have this food, please check your lot number. Fast Facts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed Hare Today Gone Tomorrow Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs, lot 12.04.2018, after the product tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono). This product is identified as “Ground Chicken” on the product labeling and as “Ground Chicken/Bones/Organs” on the firm’s website. If you have this lot of Hare Today... Read more →


Life’s Abundance is opening their 6th distribution center in Tualatin, Oregon, a suburb of Portland, this summer! This opening will mean faster shipping times for those in the broader region, including Washington, Idaho and parts of Wyoming and Montana! Plus, free pick-up service will be available to everyone living nearby. Life's Abundance is the leader in premium dog and cat foods, treats, supplements and grooming care products and has been serving the pet community since 1999. The dry dog and cat foods are shipped within 4-6 weeks of being made... Read more →


We're excited to see another win for Life's Abundance! We're so glad we decided to switch our dogs over to these products and become representatives almost 16 years ago. Life's Abundance has never had a recall in their 20 years in business. We've seen changes in our own dogs as well as the dogs and cats of our pet sitting clients. If you've been watching dog food recalls, you've seen 8 recalls regarding the presence of elevated levels of Vitamin D in dry dog food. That can be toxic and... Read more →


The Dr. Jane Foundation has achieved great things this past year! In addition to 18 financial awards given to worthy animal rescues through our usual grant process, the Dr. Jane Foundation also was able to provide emergency funding to two groups that coordinated assistance to injured and homeless animals displaced by devastating fires that raged in California last month. As many of you know, the Camp Fire was the deadliest wildfire in California's history. The emergency response of the last two groups on the following list of grant recipients made... Read more →


These cookies are guaranteed to please anyone with a sweet tooth. They are chocked full of nourishing goodness, too! Ingredients 1 cup almond butter 1/2 cup Life’s Abundance Chocolate Plant Protein 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/3 cup coconut palm sugar 1 egg, large Directions Preheat oven to 350 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add all ingredients in a medium-size bowl and mix until the consistency is like cookie dough. Depending on the thickness of the almond butter, you may need to adjust by adding Plant Protein... Read more →


December 21, 2018 - FDA.gov Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily expanding their current recall to include additional products: 261 packages of Cow Pie Lot # 72618 and 82 packages of Chicken & Vegetables Lot# 111518 fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in July 2018 and November 2018, due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they... Read more →


For over a decade, cats and kittens have been loving Life's Abundance canned cat food called Instinctive Choice. This is an all life stage food and it remains a revolutionary formula because it provides sustenance that’s modeled after the way cats have eaten in the wild for millennia. All life stage, as the name states, is good for kitten through seniors. If your kitten is not used to eat canned cat food, mash it up and mix it in with the kibble. If you have an older cat that might... Read more →


ORRVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a voluntary recall of specific lots of 9Lives® Protein Plus® wet, canned cat food due to possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1). No illnesses related to this issue have been reported to date and the product is being recalled out of an abundance of caution. The impacted products are as follows: Product Name UPC Code Product Size Best if Used By Date 9Lives® Protein Plus® With Tuna & Chicken 7910021549 4 pack of cans, 5.5 oz... Read more →


If you've been watching the news or our recalls page, you've been seeing all the dog foods recalled for excess Vitamin D. This is scary and if you have fed any of those, we have tips on what to look for if you're dog is experiencing symptoms of excess Vitamin D. We've also been receiving the questions...Is Life's Abundance involved in the recall? Has Life's Abundance ever had a recall? What does Life's Abundance do to keep our pets safer? Here's the information you are seeking and will help you... Read more →


This recall has been EXPANDED. View the expanded recall here. December 5, 2018 - FDA.gov Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily recalling 933 packages of Cow Pie fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in August 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes may affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed... Read more →


Did you know that Life's Abundance has been in business, serving the pet community, since 1999? Did you know that Life's Abundance has NEVER had a recall? That's pretty amazing when you look back since 2007 at the hundreds of dog and cat foods that have been recalled. New dog and cat foods have been popping up over the past few years shouting out that they have never been recalled. Wow! Really? You have been "in business" for a few years, or even scarier...a few months, and that you use... Read more →


December 3, 2018 - FDA.gov The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the presence of elevated, potentially toxic levels of vitamin D in several dry pet foods. Fast Facts The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about recalls of several dry dog foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity. Testing found that samples of the dog food contained excessive, potentially toxic amounts of vitamin D. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, but very high amounts can cause serious health... Read more →


November 29, 2018 - FDA.gov ELM Pet Foods, Inc is issuing a voluntary recall of Elm Chicken and Chickpea Recipe dog food because the products could contain elevated levels of Vitamin D. The recalled products consist of multiple UPC codes manufactured between February 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018. Best Buy Dates Listed Below: 3lb ELM CHICKEN AND CHICKPEA RECIPE - UPC (0-70155-22507-8) TD2 26 FEB 2019 TE1 30 APR 2019 TD1 5 SEP 2019 TD2 5 SEP 2019 28lb ELM CHICKEN AND CHICKPEA RECIPE - UPC (0-70155-22513-9) TB3 6... Read more →


November 27, 2018 - FDA.gov Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of select products of Evolve® Puppy, Sportsman’s Pride® Large Breed Puppy and Triumph® Chicken and Rice Dog Food (reference below) due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. 14 LB Evolve® Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 0-73657-00862-0 28 LB Evolve® Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 0-73657-00863-7 40 LB Sportsman's Pride® Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 0-70155-10566-0 40 LB Sportsman's Pride® Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food... Read more →


November 28, 2018 - FDA.gov Contact ANF, Inc. mwhite@anf.com 936-560-5930 ANF, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of select products of ANF Pet Lamb and Rice Dog Food (reference below) due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. 3 Kg ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 9097231622 BB NOV 23 2019 7.5 Kg ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 9097203300 BB NOV 20 2019 The above products were distributed in retail stores within Puerto Rico. Consumers should stop feeding the products listed above. Dogs... Read more →


Holiday Gift Baskets For Dogs And Cats Have Arrived!! Are you looking for a pawsome gift for your pup? What about the purrrfect gift for your kitty? Are you heading to holiday parties? Do they have dogs? Do they have cats? Imagine their delight when you bring this fantastic gift for their beloved dog or cat! Dogs will go wild over these two drool-worthy treats! There’s even a cheerful plaything for the lucky pup. Everything is neatly bundled in a decorative gift box that will be the perfect adornment for... Read more →


Recall Date: Nov. 19, 2018 Was this Product Available at Harris Teeter: Yes UPC/Product Codes Affected: Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food, 4lb, UPC 0001111083556 Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food, 14lb, UPC 0001111083573 Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain dog food products due to potential elevated levels of Vitamin D. Harris Teeter has removed the recalled products from its shelves. If you purchased these items, please do not allow your pet(s) to consume them. Instead, return them to your Harris Teeter for a full refund.... Read more →


November 20, 2018, PRNewswire Following a recall by Sunshine Mills, Inc., GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets announced it has removed from sale Nature's Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food due to the potential that it may contain excess Vitamin D, which may cause renal failure. The following products are included in this recall: Nature's Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food 4 lb, with Best By Dates of November 1, 2018 – November 8, 2019 Nature's Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food 14 lb with Best... Read more →


Of all the holidays, Thanksgiving is surely a canine favorite. There's abundant food, there's full gatherings of friends and family, and did we mention the food? The downside is much of the bounty you'll be serving at your feast doesn't jibe too well with a dog's digestive system. Sure, they'll enjoy it in the moment, but there can be some serious side effects to all the sneaky feeding of scrumptious table scraps. Fortunately, we have some food for thought, presented in the following holiday infographic. You'll learn about some of... Read more →


From FDA.gov - November 6, 2018 In association with Sunshine Mills, Lidl is voluntarily recalling specific lots of Orlando brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food because the products may contain elevated levels of Vitamin D. The recalled products consist of the following lot numbers manufactured between March 3, 2018, and May 15, 2018: TI1 3 Mar 2019 TB2 21 Mar 2019 TB3 21 Mar 2019 TA2 19 Apr 2019 TB1 15 May 2019 TB2 15 May 2019 Dogs consuming elevated levels of Vitamin D could exhibit... Read more →


I've been using these products now for almost 2 months and am here to let you know...these are the real deal! We can back up to February of 2017 when I first received 2 samples of the body lotion, facial moisturizer and facial cleanser. We received them while we were attending the Life's Abundance Convention at Sea. Both myself and my husband received the samples but he NEVER was given the opportunity to try them! From the moment I started using them, I went into "hoarding" because I knew it... Read more →


FDA.gov - November 2, 2018 Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, Missouri is voluntarily recalling one formula of Nutrisca® dry dog food (described below) due to it containing elevated levels of vitamin D. 4 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 8-84244-12495-7 15 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 8-84244-12795-8 28 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 8-84244-12895-5 Bags affected have a Best By Date code of February 25, 2020 through September 13, 2020. The Best By Date code can be... Read more →


FDA.gov - November 2, 2018 Natural Life Pet Products of Saint Louis, Missouri is voluntarily recalling our Chicken & Potato dry dog food (described below) due to it containing elevated levels of Vitamin D. 17.5 lbs. Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 0-12344-08175-1 Bags affected have a Best By Date code of May 29, 2020 through August 10, 2020. The Best By Date code can be found on the back or bottom of each bag. The products were distributed to retail stores in Georgia, Florida, Alabama,... Read more →


FDA.gov original recall was August 31, 2018 - This recall has now expanded to ALL Products (October 24, 2018) G & C Raw, of Versailles, OH is recalling all products lots manufactured from February 27, 2018 through July 20, 2018, as a precaution because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These products are sold under the brand names G & C Raw Dog Food, and G & C Raw Cat food, and are sold through direct distribution to customers. Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause... Read more →


Irresistible grain-free treat Freeze-dry prep locks in big flavor, ample nutrients No carbs, fillers, salts, sugar or preservatives US free-range turkey in convenient resealable bag Treat your cat or kitten with the best! There’s no better way to satisfy the hunter in your cat than this back-to-fundamentals treat. The freeze-drying process preserves the robust, wholesome flavors that cats hunger for, sealing in all the vitamins and minerals found naturally in our pasture-raised turkeys. With zero carbs, fillers or artificial anything, Turkey Hearts tempt the taste buds of even the finickiest... Read more →


From FDA.gov - September 20, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Since these products have obtained their respective FDA approvals, data received by the agency as part of its routine post-marketing activities indicates that some animals receiving Bravecto, Nexgard or Simparica have experienced adverse events such as muscle tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Another product in this class, Credelio, recently... Read more →


It's training time and your dog or puppy is looking for a reward to say they did a great job! Some treats are loaded with sugars and no nutritional value. Empty calories equal unwanted extra weight. We've been using Tasty Rewards for years. These treats are great for training or just an every day snack. Our dogs have always loved little extras throughout the day and these are easy to break up so a little piece goes a long way. Whether your have a tiny puppy or a large dog,... Read more →


Bravo's current recall is below. However, this company has had MANY recalls. Here's a recap - June 4, 2011 - Bravo! Issues Nationwide Recall of Bravo! Pig Ears Dog Chews Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk March 14, 2013 - Bravo! Recalls 2 lb Tubes of Chicken Blend-Raw Frozen Food Diet for Dogs and Cats (One Lot Code) Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk April 2013 - 3 More Bravo! Raw Frozen Food Diets For Dogs And Cats Recalled September 26, 2014 - Bravo Recalls Select Chicken and Turkey Pet... Read more →


FDA.gov recall dated September 7, 2018 March 2, 2018, Steve's Real Food also had a recall. View that here. Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Turducken Recipe, one lot of 2lb Quest Emu Diet, and one lot of 2lb Quest Beef Diet, due to their possible Salmonella and/or L. mono contamination. Salmonella and L. mono can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. Symptoms of infection in people include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea... Read more →


Say hello to the new generation of skin care! 🌱 You don't have to choose between your health and looking great. 🌿 All organic. 🌿 Made with organic, plant based ingredients. 🚫 No chemicals or harmful ingredients. 🌿 Tested for purity. 🌿 Rejuvenating formulations. 🌿 No fillers. These products work. 💚 You'll fall in love with them. 👉 Purchase your skin care products here! This line is da bomb 💣 I am totally in love with the Body Lotion as I tried 2 tubes during the formulation trials. I couldn’t... Read more →


Most people know that chocolate and grapes can be toxic for pets, but potential threats can lurk elsewhere in your home. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are among the top reasons people call into poison control hotlines for both kids and pets, and with good reason. Here are the top five medications of concern when it comes to pets and toxicity: 1. Ibuprofen. As the active ingredient in common over-the-counter products such as Advil and Motrin, ibuprofen is unfortunately ingested by pets both accidentally and intentionally by owners unaware of its... Read more →


August 21, 2018 - FDA expanded this recall Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is expanding its voluntary recall to include an additional quantity of Rad Cat Raw Diet across all varieties with Best By dates of 10/19/18 through 12/3/19 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Radagast Pet Food is conducting this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution because of its strong commitment to food safety and quality. The following Rad Cat Raw Diet products are being recalled. The products were shipped... Read more →