Do Grain-free Diets Cause DCM in Dogs?

Duration: 06:59
Katie Kangas, DVM, CVA, CVCP · February 22, 2022

Course Description

While the recent headlines may sound alarming, the connection between grain-free dog foods and heart disease isn’t as clear-cut as many believe.

Things to Learn

Take a look at what a grain-free diet really means for your animal companion, learn what DCM is and how it works, and answer the question: do grain-free diets cause DCM in dogs?

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About Instructor

Katie Kangas, DVM, CVA, CVCP

Dr. Katie Kangas owns and operates Integrative Veterinary Care in San Diego, California. She achieved her CVA certification at the Chi Institute in 2008, and followed with additional training in Advanced Acupuncture, Food Therapy, Herbal Medicine and Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM). Her areas of interest include nutrition, dental health, and pain management. Dr. Kangas also lectures and writes and has worked as a shelter veterinarian for more than 15 years. She currently works part-time for the San Diego County Department of Animal Services, and previously served as full-time medical director for the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate