Feline Acne

Feline acne or chin acne is a common skin disease in cats. Unlike humans, feline acne occurs in cats of all ages. It is a disorder of the hair follicles that leads to secondary infections. Although many ideas have been proposed including allergies, poor grooming, increased sebum production and viral infections, none have been proven. […]

Grain Free Diets High in Legumes Associated With Cardiomyopathy in Golden Retrievers

Given the marketing push behind grain free diets, I feel urgency to share the following information.  Veterinary Cardiologist, Dr. Joshua Stern, has noticed a a disturbing trend in dogs. Golden Retrievers are developing acquired dilated cardiomyopathy, (DCM) caused by lack of an amino acid called taurine. The other form of dilated cardiomyopathy is called inherited […]