Taurine Test Results Are IN – and It’s frightful

The UC Davis Cardiology Service has developed this document in response to the alerts from the FDA. These alerts identify an associated risk for some grain-free diets containing certain ingredients (legumes like peas, pea components, lentils; white potatoes, sweet potatoes) and a diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).   FDA Alerts found here: https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm613305.htm https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/ResourcesforYou/AnimalHealthLiteracy/ucm616279.htm   …

Dr. Kim Peacock

Dr. Peacock returned to school and graduated from the Univerisity of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 after lengthy work as a faculty teaching assistant at the university and having done extensive work with wildlife.After graduating, Dr. Peacock worked in a small animal practice, volunteered at a humane society and wildlife center, and was …

April Neils

Ever since I was a little girl, animals have always been at the center of my life. Growing up, I had many pets of all sorts of varieties such as birds, reptiles, fish, cats & dogs, the whole bit. It wasn’t long before I realized when I matured into an adult, whichever career I chose …