Let’s face it: for many of us, the health and well-being of our furry loved ones is just as important as that of our human family members. The world of dog health and wellness foods, treatments, and supplements can be overwhelming and very confusing. Recently, the FDA threw a new wrench into the equation: the grain-free dog food trend that has caught on like wildfire might not actually be so healthy after all.
The FDA recently named 16 grain-free dog food brands that appear to have links to canine dilated cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle in dogs. Identified brands include common household names like Blue Buffalo, Earthborn Holistic, and Natural Balance. While these reports are definitely noteworthy, the article points out that more research is needed to identify concrete connections between the disease and these specific products. The Village Pets, Pet Sitting and Pet Care recommends consulting with your veterinarian to discuss the best diet for your dogs.
Click here to read the full article from NBC News and stay tuned to the blog for future updates about further research and findings!
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