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Local dog recovering from illness linked to tainted treats

January 4, 2013

Photo submitted – Tinker, a six-year-old female Pomeranian owned by Dennis and Rose Heindl of Ridgway, is recovering from Fanconi syndrome, a kidney disease, likely caused by the consumption of chicken jerky dog treats imported from China.

Editor's note: This is the second installment in a series of articles.
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Even though it's a new year, some things remain unchanged. Despite testimonials that some chicken jerky dog treats imported from China have caused serious illness and even death, they still remain on store shelves.

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