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We know how much you love to treat your power chewer, but a recent alert issued July 31, 2019 by the FDA advises keeping away from all pig ear treats for now. The statement indicates that treats supplied by some producers in South America are likely the cause of a spike in human cases of Salmonella. (Some retailers have recalled the treats from their shelves; more information on the specifics of the advisory, the Salmonella outbreak, and your state can be found here.)
While we wait for further updates from the FDA, we’ve mined the Rover archive for a few common sense chew buying and safety tips, and some chew alternatives to consider.