Whippet Health Information

Whippet Health Information

Whippet Health Information: Cardiac Disease and Certain Diets

Unusual Pet Diets May Be Linked to Heart Disease
https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/180801e.aspx?fbclid=IwAR3Kk-_Cyi9ur822wPmKnWGGLJOZd1YV-Cc-gL5L2_4_qDi0zVmCOKuA5-k

FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine’s Investigation into a Possible Connection Between Diet and Canine Heart Disease (updated 8-10-2018)
https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/ResourcesforYou/AnimalHealthLiteracy/ucm616279.htm

It’s Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy (update to next article)
http://vetnutrition.tufts.edu/2018/11/dcm-update/

A broken heart: Risk of heart disease in boutique or grain-free diets and exotic ingredients
http://vetnutrition.tufts.edu/2018/06/a-broken-heart-risk-of-heart-disease-in-boutique-or-grain-free-diets-and-exotic-ingredients/

What Dog Owners Need to Know About the FDA’s Grain-Free Diet Alert
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-fdas-grain-free-diet-alert

Letter from Dr. Joshua Stern Taurine-DCM-Letter-from-Dr.-Joshua-Stern-UCD (UC Davis) about Taurine-deficient Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Golden Retrievers including recommended evaluation, laboratory testing and reporting.

Whippet Health Information: Additional Links for Whippet Cardiac Information

Whippet Health Foundation http://www.whippethealth.org/

Current Whippet Health Studies http://www.whippethealth.org/Studies.aspx

2014 WHF Cardiac Study Update (Stepien, R. L.)
http://www.whippethealth.org/WhippetCardiacHealthProjectUpdate_2014.aspx

2017 WHF Published Cardiac Study (Stepien, R. L.) Prevalence and diagnostic characteristics of non-clinical mitral regurgitation murmurs in North American Whippets
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28666945

2015 Mitral Valve Disease Study Update (Stern, J.) Severity of Mitral Valve Degeneration Is Associated with Chromosome 15 Loci in Whippet Dogs
http://www.whippethealth.org/AppFiles/WhippetMVD_Chromosome15.pdf

OFA Cardiac Database  https://www.ofa.org/diseases/other-diseases/cardiac-disease

Find a ACVIM Board Certified Veterinary Cardiologist
http://find.vetspecialists.com/search_results?ttid=1&tid=+&location_value=

Canine Health Clinics List and Calendar (provided by Cavalier Health)
http://www.cavalierhealth.org/health_clinics.htm