A Pet’s Diet and Heart Disease – Is there a link?

A Pet’s Diet and Heart Disease – Is there a link?

By: Dr. Jaclyn Erwin, DVM Over the summer, the FDA sent out a warning to all dog owners that grain-free diets may be related to a specific heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). DCM is a known disease of large breed and giant breed dogs such as Boxers,...
Preventing Periodontal Disease in Pets

Preventing Periodontal Disease in Pets

By Dr. Jaclyn Erwin Dental disease is the most common major health problem veterinarians see in our dog and cat patients. As a pet parent, you may notice minor tartar build up and red, swollen gums in the early stages of dental disease. If left untreated, tartar and...