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How Is a Diagnosis Made for Canine Diet-Associated DCM?

by Kim Skibbe, DVM

When a dog is diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the type and cause can vary from confirmed diet-associated DCM to suspected diet-associated DCM, genetic and breed-specific DCM, or DCM of unknown cause.

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MYTH: “Only 560 U.S. Dogs Have Nutritional DCM”

by Allison Fogel, PhD, Group Administrator – Taurine-Deficient (Nutritional) Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Responses from manufacturers of dog foods named in the FDA’s June 2019 update, as well as stores that sell these foods, continue to peddle inaccurate information to minimize the …

Good Canine Nutrition Demands Good Science

by Kim Skibbe, DVM
An unfortunate evolution in mainstream dog food

Our knowledge of canine nutrition has grown by leaps and bounds over the last two decades. Our ability to treat and in some cases manage or even prevent disease through …