MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The FDA says a type of dog food that WCCO first reported on last fall has contributed to the death of hundreds of dogs.
Top veterinarians and the FDA are exploring a potential connection between grain-free dog food and a form of heart disease known as DCM.READ MORE: Alliance Seeks To Preserve Duluth's Most Endangered Buildings
No specific brands are involved, just grain-free kibble.READ MORE: Fallen Minnesota Firefighters Honored, Including 2 Who Died Of Job-Related Cancer
One working theory is that it’s not the lack of grains causing an issue, rather what companies put in place of it.MORE NEWS: 'It Was Pretty Chaotic': 3 Dead In Montana Amtrak Train Derailment
The FDA says at least 75 dogs died since 2014. The agency is continuing to test pets suspected to have DCM.