There is still much we don't understand about the connection of these diets and heart disease. Unless your dog needs to eat a grain free diet for a significant medical issue, consider feeding one that contains grain.
Everyone wants to give their dog the best of everything, right? Topping that list is usually food, but that fancy "exotic-meat-and-chickpea" dog food may be doing your dog more harm than good.
Who over the last 5-10 years hasn't been on or met someone who was on a gluten-free diet? Diet fads have always come and gone in the human world. But what about diets for our dogs?
There has recently been a fair bit of talk about the link between pet foods and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Is grain-free the problem? The FDA has some new insight.
Jess Franklin Dr. Franklin graduated with her DVM from Cornell University in 1978. She then completed an internship in food animal medicine at MSU and in 2000 started acupuncture with the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society. Dr. Franklin started at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital in 1986 and feels her strength is in managing complex