Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)

Find out the latest information on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) investigation into a potential correlation between certain pet food ingredients (potatoes, peas, lentils and grain-free diets) and how findings may impact limited-ingredient dog food formulations.

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Confront DCM with dog food supplements, DNA tests

Geneticists have examined DCM in dogs, looking for unknown connections to the heart disease.
While scientists still have much to learn about what causes dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs, pet food companies do have tools to deal with DCM while researchers look for answers.
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Diet, genetics play roles in canine DCM; Mysteries remain

The ultimate causes of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) may be diverse, complex and specific to each case, as opposed to a simple cause and effect with certain grain-free dog foods.
Among more than 150 published studies related to DCM, researchers didn’t find any firm connection among cases of DCM and grain-free dog food.
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DCM connection to grain-free dog food not found in review

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into correlations among certain dog foods and canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has loomed over the pet food industry, with no resolution in sight, since July 2018.
More than 150 published studies didn’t reveal to researchers any firm connection between cases of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and grain-free dog food.
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No DCM link to grain-free dog food in 150 study analysis

A group of veterinarians, veterinary cardiologists, and animal nutritionists from BSM Partners, a pet care research and consulting firm, published their first study on dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.
A group of veterinarians, veterinary cardiologists, and animal nutritionists from BSM Partners, a pet care research and consulting firm, published their first study on dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.
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