PetSmart recalls some canned dog food due to possible health risk

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PetSmart announced a voluntary recall of one production lot of its Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food.

Dog food involved in PetSmart recall (courtesy: PetSmart)

Dog food involved in PetSmart recall (courtesy: PetSmart)

The dog food is sold at PetSmart retail stores nationwide; it can also be found on,, and

PetSmart said the product is being voluntarily recalled as a “precautionary measure due to metal contamination that could potentially be a choking hazard to pets.”

The manufacturer notified the company of consumer complaints; at that time, PetSmart initiated the recall.

The recalled products include the following Grreat Choice dog food sold between Oct. 10, 2016 and Feb. 7, 2017:

Product Name


Best By Date or Lot Code

Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food with Chicken & Rice Classic Ground, 13.2 oz. cans


Best By
Lot 1759338

The Best By date is found on the bottom of the can.

PetSmart says no other Grreat Choice products are impacted and they are not aware of any reported cases of illness or injury related to the product.

If you purchased the recalled food, PetSmart says you should stop feeding it to your pets and bring any remaining cans to your local PetSmart store for a full refund or exchange.

For more information about the voluntary recall or if you have any questions, contact PetSmart Customer Service at 1-888-839-9638 between 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. CST.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.