Mud Bay talked to our in-house veterinarian, Dr. Katy Patterson-Miller, to get answers to your top seven questions about grain-free dog food, taurine and heart disease (DCM) in dogs. We also included a handout that explains everything we currently know about the FDA investigation, as well as our dietary recommendations for concerned dog owners.
“People sometimes aren’t prepared for the fact that chickens can live for thirteen or fourteen years,” explains Staci Machado. “And hens don’t lay eggs that whole time. Chickens are bred to lay heavily for the first three to five years of their lives. Then, egg production drops significantly and then stops.”