Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dog Food Recall: Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight

February 13, 2017 — Blue Buffalo Company has issued a voluntary recall for specific lots of Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight due to possible aluminum metal contamination.

What’s Recalled?

The recalled product includes:
  • Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables
  • 12.5 ounce can
  • UPC: 8-40243-10017-0
  • Codes: Best By 08/03/2019
The “Best By” date is on the bottom of the can.
No other Blue Buffalo products are involved. The company has not received any reports of illness or injury as a result of the problems giving rise to this recall.

What to Do?

Customers are invited to return the impacted product to your local retailer for a full refund. For additional information, call 866-800-2917.
U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Eugene council mulls bans on dogs, smoking downtown

Eugene city councilors will consider trial bans — with some exceptions — on dogs and smoking in public places downtown.

Public can weigh in Feb. 27 on the Eugene City Council’s proposed experimental bans on downtown dogs and smoking. It would sunset in November if it isn’t effective.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

10 Things to Know About Pet Insurance Before You Buy a Policy

Shopping for pet insurance can be confusing. The folks at Dogster break it down for you, from premiums and exclusions to deductibles and payouts. 

If you find the topic of pet insurance confusing, you’re not alone. Many people wonder if they should buy pet insurance, but aren’t sure if it’s worth the money.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Greyt Happenings For Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers - February, 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue of Greyt Happenings For Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers can be downloaded here.


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Greyhound Sitting - Winter/Spring Open Dates

Need Greyhound Sitting?

I have February - April dates available for Greyhound sitting.  Open dates begin after February 1st.  Reserve early as Summer dates are filling up!
I provide:

- Safe environment
- Large fenced yard for play
- Quiet cul-de-sac location
- 19 years Greyhound/GPA experience
- 24/7 supervision
- Multiple walks each day
- Friendly neighborhood (neighbors LOVE the greys!)
...and best of all...
- Your pooch gets to hang out with Keith!

My only requirement is that you have a non-super-Alpha Greyhound.  Keith has just a tad of Alpha in him and doesn't like to be "pushed" around.

References available.

Interested?  Drop me an email for specifics and available dates:  or give me a call:  (541) 753-1339
- Barry

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Springfield Meet A Retired Racer Adoption Event - Saturday, January 28th - Petco @ The Shoppes at Gateway in Springfield

Hi folks!  Greyhound Pet Adoption-Northwest will be at the Petco store located in the Shoppes at Gateway in Springfield on Saturday, January 28th, from 11AM-1PM along with some wonderful retired racing Greyhounds for you to meet.

Representatives from GPA-NW will be on hand to answer questions about Greyhounds and/or Greyhound adoption.

Stop by, meet the pooches and say hi to their people!
Petco is located at The Shoppes at Gateway, 3000 Gateway St #220, Springfield, OR.

See you there!

Friday, December 30, 2016

Greyt Happenings For Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers - January, 2017 Issue. Happy New Year!

The January, 2017 issue of Greyt Happenings For Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers can be downloaded here.

Happy New Year from the Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers!

Have a GREYT 2017!