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Byline: Jeffrey Mize
Mar. 21--Local veterinary clinics report receiving numerous calls from people worried about tainted pet food but few cases of sick dogs and cats.
Menu Foods, based in Ontario, Canada, announced Friday that it was recalling 60 million cans and pouches of wet food, specifically the "cuts and gravy" style food sold from Dec. 3 to March 6.
Michael Baker, a veterinarian at St. Francis Animal Hospital in Orchards, said his clinic hasn't treated any pets for kidney problems that could be linked to the suspect food.
Baker said the clinic is receiving at least a half-dozen calls a day from worried pet owners. Some have brought their pets in for blood work used to diagnose kidney problems, even though the animals have no symptoms, he said.
Other veterinary clinics contacted by The Columbian also reported lots of calls but no cases of sick pets, with one exception.
Andrea Dover, a veterinarian with Clark County Emergency Veterinary Service in …