Whippet Health Information

Whippet Health Information

Whippet Health Information: Cardiac Disease and Certain Diets

FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease
https://www.fda.gov/animalveterinary/newsevents/cvmupdates/ucm613305.htm

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/

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.

Taurine-Deficient Dilated Cardiomyopathy Facebook Group – Many references and documents available in the Files section
The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information concerning Taurine-Deficient Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) among Breeders, Nutritionists, Food company representatives and members of the DVM and research community.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1952593284998859/

Whole Dog Journal opinion editorial on ingredients  https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/blog/Please-Dont-Panic-About-the-Grain-Free-Thing-21893-1.html

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

Supporting Whippets And Their Friends With CHF And Heart Problems Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/supportingCHFwhippets/

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