Acton Veterinary Clinic

470 Youngs Ridge Rd
Acton, ME 04001

(207)477-8144

actonvet.net

Hello! We have had many questions regarding Grain free diets. So here are a couple of links from 3 reputable veterinary websites. The concern for dogs is the lack of Taurine in these diets and the risk of heart disease. Until more research has been done we recommend avoiding grain free. 

Please check out these links. 

UC Davis Investigates Link Between Diets and Deadly Heart Disease

Petfoodology: A broken heart: Risk of heart disease in boutique or grain-free diets and exotic ingredients

FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease