Hill’s Pet Nutrition and Science Diet has voluntarily recalled
select canned dog food products due to
potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.
While vitamin D is essential for dogs, consuming elevated levels
can lead to potential health issues such as vomiting, loss of
appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive
drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D, when consumed at extremely
high levels, can lead to renal dysfunction.
Pet parents with dogs who have consumed any of the
products listed below and are exhibiting any of these signs should
contact their veterinarian. In
most cases, complete recovery is expected after discontinuation of
In the United States, the affected canned dog foods were
distributed through retail pet stores and veterinary clinics
nationwide. No dry foods, cat foods, or treats are
The Affected Foods
Which Lot Numbers Are Affected?
Important Message from Hills
Hill’s Pet Nutrition learned of the potential for elevated
vitamin D levels in some of our canned dog foods after receiving a
complaint in the United States about a dog exhibiting signs of
elevated vitamin D levels.
Our investigation confirmed elevated levels of vitamin D due to
a supplier error.
We care deeply about all pets and are committed to providing pet
parents with safe and high quality products.
Hill’s has identified and isolated the error and, to prevent
this from happening again, we have required our supplier to
implement additional quality testing prior to their release of
In addition to our existing safety processes, we are adding our
own further testing of incoming ingredients.
This voluntary recall only impacts canned dog food and primarily
in the United States.
It is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug
For further information, please contact Hill’s Pet Nutrition,
Inc. at 1-800-445-5777 Monday-Friday during the hours of 9am-5pm
(CST) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information can also be found at www.hillspet.com/productlist
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