Ikea Canada recalls water dispenser for pets after dogs suffocate

Ikea Canada is recalling a water dispenser after reports that it caused dogs to suffocate. Ikea Canada

Ikea Canada is recalling a water dispenser for pets over suffocation hazards.

The company has received two reports of dogs whose heads became stuck in the dispenser and eventually suffocated.

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The LURVIG water dispenser is sold globally. Between October 2017 and July 2018, 7,767 products were sold in Canada.

In a press release, Ikea said it was “deeply saddened” by the incidents. The company advised customers to stop using the water dispensers immediately.

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Customers can return the products at the returns counter within Ikea stores, or call the company at 1-800-661-9807 for a refund.

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They do not need to provide a receipt or proof of purchase.