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History of Hills Horse Meat

June 2nd, 2011 · 3 Comments

By Garland Pollard

20110602-100236.jpgSo this is one brand that we don’t want to see back on the shelves. Back then, pet food was sold both for dogs and cats.

While we’re not sure Horse Meat would sell (and its apparently not legal in the U.S.) the dual use pet food might be interesting.

Hill’s was based in Topeka and the meat was sold in cans and frozen.

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 DAVE CALLAHAN // Jan 14, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    WHEN I WAS YOUNGER 1964-67 I WORKED IN A GROCERY STORE THAT SOLD HILL’S HORSEMEAT. PEOPLE WOULD BUY IT AS IT WAS CHEAPER THAN DOG FOOD LIKE ALPO AND CALO.

  • 2 paul // Jun 22, 2012 at 9:56 am

    this was the best dog food on the market all my dogs loved it.i for one want it back on the market so i can feed my dogs a good nutriousmeal and not one full of fillers.

  • 3 larry // Mar 10, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    in 1944 1946 during WWII my mom bought Hill frozen horse meat for my boxer.
    I will never forget the smell for it cooking on the stove.

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