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Grain Free Dog Food

In the veterinary business, we often see that trends in human health and nutrition tend to be applied to pet health and nutrition. In the desire to live a healthier life, many people have turned to grain free diets for themselves. This in turn, has led many pet owners to transition their animals over to grain free diets as well. Recently the FDA has reported that feeding your pet a grain free diet exposes them to a greater risk for heart disease. (Follow this link for the entire report by the FDA: Since animals’ nutrition and health care needs vastly differ from their humans, we cannot assume that diet trends or fads are good for our pets as well. Unless your pet’s doctor has them on a grain free diet for a specific health issue or disorder, we do not recommend that your pet is fed an exclusively grain free diet! The reasons for this are multifactorial and vary from species to species. If you are interested in a more in-depth, educational experience on grain free diets and cardiac disease, feel free to call us at 734-782-2827 or email at and we will be happy to forward that information on to you.

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