Whippet Health Information

Whippet Health Information

Whippet Health Information: Cardiac Disease and Certain Diets

Diet-Associated Cardiac Disease in Dogs: Resources and Recommendations by Rebecca L. Stepien DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
August 2019
https://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/diet-associated-cardiac-disease/

FDA Investigation into Potential Link between Certain Diets and Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy
June 2019
https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/news-events/fda-investigation-potential-link-between-certain-diets-and-canine-dilated-cardiomyopathy

Taurine DCM Group website https://taurinedcm.org/

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

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

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

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

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