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FDA statement and the Acana Letter

FDA statement and the Acana Letter

RETAILER TOOLKIT – KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPONSORED MEETING (“COLLOQUIUM”) ON DCM November 5, 2020 LINK TO CHAMPION PET FOODS ONLINE DCM REFERENCE Champion has created an online resource with information about DCM that retail partners can post on their websites with or without a formal message. Currently, Champion has funded paid search through the end of November to drive consumers searching for information about DCM to this portion of our website. Here is the link to the landing page, as well as a snapshot of the top of the page. https://championpetfoods.com/en/dilated-cardiomyopathy.html KEY MESSAGES: MUCH NEEDED CLARITY FROM FDA ON DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY...

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Voted Best Pet Supply 4 Years Running!

Voted Best Pet Supply 4 Years Running!

  Thank you Arvada!!! Paws ‘n’ Play has been voted Best Pet Supply 4 years in a row!! You will find the same great service and products at all 3 locations! Please see our news hours starting September 1st....you can also order online and have your pet's food shipped to your door. Please try to SHOP Local when you can...your small & local businesses need you now more than ever! https://pawsnplay.com/collections/dog https://pawsnplay.com/collections/cat Paws 'n' PlayOlde Towne Arvada7403 Grandview Ave.Arvada, CO 80002Instagram @pawsnplay_arvadaFacebook @pawsnplayoldetownarvadaNEW Hours : (updated 9/1/2020)Monday - Thursday 11 am - 5 pmFriday 10 am - 6 pmSaturday 10 am - 5...

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Review of Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Diet

Please check out these amazing articles on DCM by the Journal of Animal Science!! The article, which can be accessed here, is an exhaustive literature review regarding the causes of DCM, and the first research resulting from BSM Partners’ long-term DCM research effort, said BSM officials.   And click here for another one from Pet Product News!! Review of canine dilated cardiomyopathy in the wake of diet-associated concerns  Sydney R McCauley, Stephanie D Clark, Bradley W Quest, Renee M Streeter, Eva M Oxford Journal of Animal Science, Volume 98, Issue 6, June 2020, Abstract Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has been in the literature and news because of the recent opinion-based...

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DCM AND THE PUSHBACK...FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

DCM AND THE PUSHBACK...FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW!

THE PUSHBACK THAT PET MANUFACTURERS HAVE BROUGHT FORWARD(from Diamond Pet Food) Diamond Pet ships over 425,000 units of Taste of the Wild every week.  After going through the FDA’s report, of the 53 cases gathered over 5 years, less than 30 cases were from atypical DCM breeds.  It is completely illogical that we can ship over 15 million units of product and be causing a disease that will only show up 20-25 times over 5 years.  Without a baseline understanding of how frequent DCM is, how can the FDA claim that the reports received are “unusual”?  How is that defined/what...

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The Truth About Grains

The Truth About Grains

At Ciji's / Paws 'n' Play we are committed to helping you keep your pets stay healthy and happy.  There has been a lot of information circulating recently about grains and DCM in dogs.  We just wanted to provide some insight from one dog company and some useful links for your reading pleasure.  We will continue to follow this research and help in the best way we can.  Let us know if you have any questions...we are always here to help!  https://truthaboutpetfood.com https://www.frommfamily.com/connect/fda20190702/ On June 27, 2019, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued itsthird status report on its investigation into any...

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