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Canine Diet-Induced DCM Revisited: Results of the Research Review Looking at the Recent Rise in Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs

Canine Diet-Induced DCM Revisited: Results of the Research Review Looking at the Recent Rise in Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs

Did you stop feeding your dog grain-free diet in response to warnings from the FDA and veterinarians about the potential of diet-induced DCM? In the summer of 2018 FDA responded to a red flag raised by veterinary cardiologists suspecting a correlation between new grain-free diets and the rise in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs. Alerts and warnings were published everywhere;…

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Dog Change in Behavior and Collapse: Trixie’s Story

Dog Change in Behavior and Collapse: Trixie’s Story

Watching your dog collapse is scary, and, unfortunately, the potential causes are all serious. The reason for a collapse is a sudden loss of strength, similarly to fainting or passing out. You dog might appear weak, disoriented, or showing other symptoms of distress prior a collapse. Potential causes of a collapse include: heatstroke anaphylaxis syncope seizures poisoning blood loss heart…

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Listlessness in Dogs: Bailey Loses Interest in Life

Listlessness in Dogs: Bailey Loses Interest in Life

When your Golden Retriever loses interest in food and activities, you can bet they are very ill. With Bailey, this came on suddenly. He stopped eating, would mostly lay around and drag himself around when he had to move and looked miserable. What is going on with Bailey? Something was very wrong, but Bailey couldn’t tell either his mom or his…

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