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Flea Pills and Grain Free Diet May be Harmful

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:58 am
by Newt
Heart Disease linked to grain fee diets

"Dogs fed "grain free" food based on peas, lentils or potatoes are developing an unusual condition that can cause an enlarged heart, the Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday.

The condition, called canine dilated cardiomyopathy, is more common in certain breeds, but it’s turning up in breeds that are not usually susceptible, the FDA said." ... id=related

Nerve disorders in dogs linked to Flea and Tick pills

"Pills or chews that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday."