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FDA warns pet owners of possible link between dog food and heart disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners about a possible link between certain dog foods and canine heart disease.  The FDA put out a statement on July 12, following reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating specific dog foods that contain peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as the major ingredient. The FDA said these reports are strange because the cases of dogs having the disease are breeds that are not typically prone to DCM.  Read more...



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