The Kennel Vet who was alerted to the contents of a bag of pet food that contained dog food said she was “shocked” by what she found.
The vet, who wished to remain anonymous, said she has had a dog since the age of four, and had been feeding her food regularly for a number of years.
“I had no idea what was in there.
I was shocked to see it in the bag,” she said.
The vet said she had contacted the Kennel Council, who said the food contained dog meat, and that it was not a pet food for dogs.
“I asked them, ‘why are you saying that?’, but they didn’t answer me,” she explained.
She said she contacted the dog food company who had contacted her, who she said had no comment.
Ms Mears said she found the food “quite suspicious”.
“I just feel very uneasy about this, as I am not sure what to believe,” she told the ABC.
After finding the bag, Ms Mears contacted the pet food company to find out if it was indeed a dog food, but said they did not respond.
However, the company has since said it has contacted the police and will be “looking into the matter”.
“We do not comment on the private lives of our employees,” the company said in a statement to the ABC, adding that the company was in contact with the Kennels Council about the incident.
“We are working closely with our staff and customers to ensure we are complying with the laws governing the handling of pet foods.”
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