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Is Grain-Free Food Really Better for Your Dog?

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Author: Linda Chase Feeding your dog a store brand kibble or canned food is becoming practically unheard of for modern pet parents who want to provide their pets with the same level of nutrition they would their kids.  Some devoted pet parents spend as much or more on their dog’s diet than their own!  It’s…



  • Posted on June 29, 2019

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Why Pet Owners May Not Want to Change Their Dog’s Diet Based on Current FDA Guidelines

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Author: Jane Moralles The recent FDA alert about the link between grain-free foods and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs, might have pet parents running to change their dog’s food in hopes of preventing the condition. It is natural to get nervous about your pets’ health, especially when your beloved friend can’t tell you if they’re…



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What Dog Owners Need to Know About the FDA’s Grain-Free Diet Alert

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Author: Jane McClaughlin Anytime you hear or read something in the news about a pet food recall, or a tragic story about pets who have died because of bad quality or contaminated food, it can be heartbreaking and alarming. When the FDA recently put out an alert warning dog owners about the possible relationship between…



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Should Dog Owners Avoid Certain Types of Food?

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Author: James Montgommery The array of pet food out there is almost as vast and diverse as human food. As more and more pet owners focus on their beloved pets’ nutritional needs by pushing beyond bags of kibble and cans of mushy wet food, the market has evolved to include a variety of options to…



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Shedding Light on DCM

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Shedding Light on DCM in Pets What is it and what causes it? Author: Noah Gaines DCM or dilated cardiomyopathy, according to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University, is “a disease of the heart muscle that results in weakened contractions and poor pumping ability. As the disease progresses the heart chambers become…



  • Posted on June 29, 2019

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