Borzoi Health News

July 2021

Paws Off Xylitol; It's Dangerous for Dogs

May 2021

Toxicology: Myths, Internet Rumors & Home Remedies presented at the 2021 BCOA National by Tina Wismer DVM, MS, DABVT , DABT - ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, Urbana, IL

September 2020

A breeder’s perspective on the evolving role of DNA in producing healthy dogs

The AKC DNA Program: Past and Present

AKC CHF Whitepaper on the State of Genetic Testing in Dogs

Review of the Current State of Genetic Testing – An Introduction

Canine Genetic Testing – Introduction to the Technologies

OFA & ACVIM announce Changes to the Cardiac Certification Programs 

August 2019

NC State University: Free Clinical Trial: Is Your Dog Anxious When Left Alone?

June 27, 2019

FDA Investigation into Potential Link between Certain Diets and Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Treatment for dogs eating snail bait

February 2019

FDA asks pet food industry for DCM-related information. In its ongoing investigation into atypical cases of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) possibly related to grain-free pet food ingredients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking the industry for information related to changes in ingredients, processing or formulation. Read the full story via the above link.

January 2019

Echocardiographic phenotype of canine dilated cardiomyopathy differs based on diet type. Canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) can result from numerous etiologies including genetic mutations, infections, toxins, and nutritional imbalances. This study sought to characterize differences in echocardiographic findings between dogs with DCM fed grain-free (GF) diets and grain-based (GB) diets.

November, 2018

It’s Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

The problem related to grain free boutique dog foods and DCM in dogs