• The Connection between Grain-free Diets and Heart Disease in dogs

    4 monthes ago - By Whole Health Pet Center

    Grain-Free Diets and Heart Disease in Dogs
    Lately, there has been an uproar in the dog community. A researcher has discovered a link between a heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs and grain-free diets. The diets implicated tend to be “boutique” type or small manufacturer diets. A lack of the amino acid taurine in these diets appears to be related. So what do you, as a pet owner, need to know?
    Dogs can make their own taurine from other amino acids. Cats require it to be added to their diets and are known to suffer from DCM and blindness if they don't get enough. But...
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