REVEALED: The pet foods being investigated for giving your dog HEART DISEASE 

REVEALED: The sixteen pet foods being investigated by the FDA for causing HEART DISEASE in dogs The FDA is investigating after 199 dogs died of dilated cardiomyopathy There appears to be a link with foods containing legumes, seeds and potatoes  The probe is ongoing and the FDA has given no judgement on specific brands Brands featured in most reports were Acana, Zignature and Taste of the Wild 

By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline

Published: 16:47 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 18:52 BST, 1 July 2019

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Sixteen pet food brands have been named in an ongoing investigation over dietary links to canine heart disease.

The FDA is studying the link between dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and food after 199 dogs died in over 500 cases between 2014 and 2018.

Of all the cases of DCM reported through to this year the brands that most frequently cropped up were Acana with 67, Zignature with 64 and Taste of the Wild with 53. 

The FDA is probing a link to legumes, seeds and potatoes.

A hungry Labrador retriever munching on his lunch (stock photo)

A hungry Labrador retriever munching on his lunch (stock photo)

Of all the cases of DCM reported through to this year the brands that most frequently cropped up were Acana with 67

There was 64 instances where dogs fed Zignature suffered heart disease

Of all the cases of DCM reported through to this year the brands that most frequently cropped up were Acana with 67 (file image of Acana left) and Zignature with 64 (right)

There was 53 cases  where dogs fed Zignature suffered heart disease

There was 53 cases  where dogs fed Zignature suffered heart disease

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