Dr. Wey Present’s DCM in Dogs

On April, 11 Dr. Aaron Wey presented to the Central New York Golden Retriever Club regarding diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs. The presentation reviewed the history of diet-associated cardiac disease, and DCM in relation to diet, including taurine levels and the “grain free” phenomenon. Recent events have Cardiologists recognizing the increased frequency of DCM in breeds that are not considered high-risk, such as Golden Retrievers.