Have you heard?  There may be a link between grain-free diets and Canine Heart Disease?

The FDA provided an update on its investigation into reports of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing a high proportion of peas, lentils, other legume seeds (pulses), and/or potatoes in various forms (whole, flour, protein, etc.) … go to this site for the full report  … posts the pet food brands most frequently named in DCM report and a spreadsheet of dogs affected. 

What’s the Best Dog Food That Contains Grain?

Due to this controversy, many dog owners are today looking for the best dog foods that contain grain.  But not all grain-inclusive dog foods are created equal.  So, The Dog Food Advisor compiled a list (17) of their most recommended brands that contain grain.  These dog foods are made by companies that meet the Dog Food Advisor’s 9 guidelines for finding superior brands.

All of the Dog Food Advisor’s top picks were selected because their recipes feature:

  • Above-average meat content
  • Limited plant-based protein
  • Safe fat-to-protein ratios
  • No toxic preservatives
  • Moderate carb levels
  • No anonymous meat

Note:  TranquilPET has no connection (either personal or monetary) to the Dog Food Advisor, but personally has referred to them for years. 


U.S. Food & Drug Administration 

Dog Food Advisor

Dog Food Advisor Dog Food Advisor’s 9 guidelines for finding superior brands

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