We’ve compiled a handful of resources for you to read through in regards to the FDA’s recent alert about DCM. If you have further questions or concerns, we encourage you to please come in and speak to us in person. We simply don’t have the resources to answer questions on the phone, in email, or online as we always prioritize our customers in-store.
Please read these posts in their entirety. Many bits and pieces have been taken out of context and gone viral creating fear and uncertainty.
(GREAT video explaining DCM and what you can do to prevent it)
(Great video from an independent retailer on her thoughts about the controversy)
(W. Jean Dodds, DVM is a highly respected veterinarian who’s very knowledgable about blood work and lab results)
(The most common sense, non-fear-based article I’ve found on the subject written by Dr. Justin Shmalberg, DVM.)
(The FDA’s FAQs posted June 27th, 2018)
(The FDA’s updated post dated June 27th, 2018)
(The FDA’s original post dated July 12th, 2018)
(Truth about Pet Food posted June 28th, 2019 – Valuable info on flaws in the FDA’s data)
(Champion’s address to their customers. Champion is the maker of Acana and Orijen.)
(The actual, submitted reports from pet owners and veterinarians.)