Dog owners, veterinarians warn about link between dog food, heart problems

Hundreds of dogs are getting sick and some are dying. Veterinarians tell Boston 25 News their dog food may be to blame.

BOSTON, Ma. — Hundreds of dogs are getting sick and some are dying. Veterinarians tell Boston 25 News their dog food may be to blame.

The dogs developed a heart disease that vets have linked to their diet called dilated cardiomyopathy or DCM.

Brookline resident Trisha Brenner’s dog Charlie is dying of DCM.

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