VIDEO Vet weighs in on pet treats

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Treats are meant to reward your pets -- but are they making them sick instead?

Petco says it will stop selling dog and cat treats made in China by the end of this year because of the ongoing fears that the imported treats are making pets sick.

Investigators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration haven't been able to figure out why pets are getting ill from the treats. The agency began receiving reports of illnesses in 2007.

Dr. Brittney Barton from HEAL Veterinary Hospital in Dallas joined us in studio with some perspective on all this.

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