Just how pathogenic to pets and humans are the bacteria in the concentrations found in raw pet foods
Updated: May 9
DATE: 2005 [Letter to Editor]
AUTHOR: Dr. Lea Stogdale, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
As veterinarians advising owners who feed raw meat diets to their pets, we would welcome articles on raw pet food, if, in addition to culturing and gleefully reporting the bacterial species found in raw pet foods, the authors would include in the discussion and abstract the pathogenic relevance for dogs, cats, and humans of each bacterial species at the bacterial concentration found.