A 2021 overview of the current research regarding a new form of DCM in Dogs (a heart condition) that is highly correlated with grain-free diets.
Tag: Canine Nutrition Research
NEW RESEARCH Nutritional DCM in Dogs (Foodomic Analysis of Diets Associated DCM)
A new study was released on August 5th 2021 that may provide new insights, and avenues for future research concerning nutritional dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs. The research centered around biochemical analysis of diets associated with cases of nutritional DCM in dogs, and compared those compounds to those in diets not associated with cases of nutritional [...]
Is Raw Dog Food Fueling the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria?
A recent press release by The Guardian has been making headlines all over the world after a research study was published looking at antibiotic-resistant bacteria within dog foods in Portugal. “Researchers warned of “an international public health risk” after finding antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a range of different types of raw dog food.“The trend for feeding [...]
Spirulina for Dog Food Allergies? (A 2021 Research Paper Review)
On May 28th 2021 a brand-spanking-new research paper was published looking at the influence that dietary Spirulina has on the immune system of dogs - and social media has gone a bit nuts. Headlines that covered the paper stated: “-New Study- shows that adding Spirulina to your pet’s diet can help prevent or relieve food [...]
Senior Dog Nutritional Needs: Optimizing your Geriatric Dog’s Diet
When we think about senior dogs - I feel like most people think there is some type of “switch” that happens when their dog hits 7 years of age. Suddenly their active adult dog becomes a “SENIOR” and everything is different - perception of what is “normal” and “abnormal” starts to skew. A small limp [...]