In July 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had begun investigating reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods, many labeled as "grain-free," which contained a high proportion of peas, lentils, other legume seeds (pulses), and/or potatoes in various forms (whole, flour, protein, etc.) as main ingredients (listed within the first 10 ingredients in the ingredient list, before vitamins and minerals).
To the Many Wonderful Clients and Patients I've worked with at MASH,
This letter is to inform that I have left MASH to pursue other opportunities. I want to thank Dr. Roman and her family for opening up their clinic to me and entrusting me with the many wonderful clients and patients who have been loyal to MASH for the last 30 years. My time here has been inspiring as I have worked with you all to create health, balance and joy for the beautiful animal companions with whom we are honored to share our lives.
We walked closer to see if the dogs had injured the bird or if it was able to escape them unscathed. As we came closer, we could see that a blue heron was motionless in the bushes. The majestic bird was completely tangled in fishing line.