Pets at Home withdraws dog treats from shelves
Pets at Home is reported to have discontinued the sale of dog treats containing kangaroo meat.
According to thelondoneconomic.com website, the pet retail chain were contacted by animal welfare charity group Viva! following reports that the treats were spotted on its shelves.
Pets at Home stocked two variations of the 100 per cent kangaroo meat strips which were marketed as grain and gluten-free, “natural” high-quality dog treats.
CEO Peter Pritchard is said to have responded positively, confirming that as the treats did not meet the company's ethical standards they would discontinue sales.
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