PITTSBURGH - The third-party defendant joined Sept. 6 in the chicken jerky dog treat litigation consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania was granted a stay on Dec. 17, and the parties were compelled to submit the third-party claims to arbitration (In re Milo's Kitchen Dog Treats Consolidated Cases, No. 12-1011, W.D. Pa.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176581; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176484).