Diet-Associated Heart Disease in Golden Retrievers

GRCA shares our members’ and other dog owners’ concern and distress regarding the potential link between certain diets and the development of a serious heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). More information here.

For those participating in the Purina PPCP Program

Effective July 31, Purina will no longer accept weight circles and will be going to a receipt scan system instead.  Further information here –  

Important! New OFA-ACVIM Advanced Cardiac Database (ACA)

From the GRCA Health & Genetics Committee New OFA-ACVIM Advanced Cardiac Database (ACA) The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine have recently implemented a new cardiac database with the primary purpose, as it relates to Golden Retrievers, of improving data collection regarding disease prevalence and progression.  Modeled after the […]