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Review of Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Diet

Please check out these amazing articles on DCM by the Journal of Animal Science!! The article, which can be accessed here, is an exhaustive literature review regarding the causes of DCM, and the first research resulting from BSM Partners’ long-term DCM research effort, said BSM officials.   And click here for another one from Pet Product News!! Review of canine dilated cardiomyopathy in the wake of diet-associated concerns  Sydney R McCauley, Stephanie D Clark, Bradley W Quest, Renee M Streeter, Eva M Oxford Journal of Animal Science, Volume 98, Issue 6, June 2020, Abstract Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has been in the literature and news because of the...

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DCM AND THE PUSHBACK...FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

DCM AND THE PUSHBACK...FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

THE PUSHBACK THAT PET MANUFACTURERS HAVE BROUGHT FORWARD(from Diamond Pet Food) Diamond Pet ships over 425,000 units of Taste of the Wild every week.  After going through the FDA’s report, of the 53 cases gathered over 5 years, less than 30 cases were from atypical DCM breeds.  It is completely illogical that we can ship over 15 million units of product and be causing a disease that will only show up 20-25 times over 5 years.  Without a baseline understanding of how frequent DCM is, how can the FDA claim that the reports received are “unusual”?  How is that defined/what...

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Don't miss the Arvada WinterFest, Sat. Feb 29th!!

Don't miss the Arvada WinterFest, Sat. Feb 29th!!

As the weather cools off, WinterFest planning heats up! WinterFest takes place Saturday, Feb. 29th, 2020, 11:00am - 3:00pm 

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DEBUNKING PET FOOD MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS

DEBUNKING PET FOOD MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS

This is a great article from PetFoodIndustry.com... Ryan Yamka, PhD, is founder and an independent consultant with Luna Science and Nutrition, and founder of the Guardian Pet Food Co. He is board certified in companion animal nutrition by the American College of Animal Sciences and a fellow with the American College of Nutrition. Yamka calls on his extensive background in pet nutrition, and multiple years developing, formulating and launching dog and cat foods as a senior executive with leading pet food companies, to address common myths and misconceptions about pet food. PET FOOD INGREDIENTS / CANINE DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (DCM) / GRAIN-FREE PET FOOD (YAKOBCHUK...

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The Truth About Grains

The Truth About Grains

At Paws 'n' Play we are committed to helping you keep your pets stay healthy and happy.  There has been a lot of information circulating recently about grains and DCM in dogs.  We just wanted to provide some insight from one dog company and some useful links for your reading pleasure.  We will continue to follow this research and help in the best way we can.  Let us know if you have any questions...we are always here to help!  https://truthaboutpetfood.com https://www.frommfamily.com/connect/fda20190702/ On June 27, 2019, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued itsthird status report on its investigation into any potential connectionbetween...

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