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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4 pet food blogs July ‘19: Salmonella, DCM, supplements

In July 2019, bloggers and columnists on Petfood Industry wrote about South America’s growing market, ties among human food, pet products and pathogens, as well as dilated cardiomyopathy.
These blogs and columns reflected Petfood Industries opinions and observations about recent developments in the dog, cat and other pet food markets.
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KetoNatural Pet Foods challenges claims about canine heart disease

The founder of KetoNatural Pet Foods demands a retraction of a recent journal article.
KetoNatural Pet Foods (KetoNatural), maker of the world’s first line of low-carbohydrate, ketogenic dry pet food products, today announced that the company’s founder and CEO, Daniel Schulof, has issued a letter demanding that the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) retract a controversial article concerning the nutritional causes of a rare canine heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).
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4 reasons DCM may not result in pet food brand lawsuits

One pet food industry lawyer pointed out four reasons why prosecutors may have a hard time presenting a case against pet food companies, even the 16 dog food brands named by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Class action lawsuits may not results from cases of canine dilated cardiomyopathy correlated to certain grain-free dog foods.
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