As pet and dog parents, we take the health and safety of our fur babies very seriously. It is up to us to provide them with a safe environment that is free from dangerous objects and toxins. If not — it could be fatal.
More and more dog parents are starting to examine our pet’s food more closely and giving the ingredient list a thorough read-through. But when it comes to toys, many of us don’t think twice about the toys sold in pet stores.
We assume that if they’ve hit the shelves in a popular pet store chain that they’ve been tested and proven to be safe for our beloved pets. As dog parents, we never want to assume that there’s a possibility something horrible could happen.
Tragically, one family had to go through something horrible that is now bringing awareness to other pet owners across the country. We are so completely saddened by this loss but it’s a story that needs to be shared.
The late dog’s name was Maximus and he belonged to Jamie Stumpf. Maximus was playing with a normal, common dog toy and Jamie thought nothing of it, his dog had played with it many times before without issue.
Continue to the next page to see if you have this dog toy in your household, you’ll want to throw it out right away.