Jason Nicholas, BVetMed

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Dr. Jason Nicholas – Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus

Dr. J is a former ER and general practice veterinarian obsessed with keeping pets safe and healthy. Just like Preventive Vet, Dr. J strives for a world where all pet owners are empowered to keep their pets happy, healthy, and free from preventable suffering.

#IfOnlyIKnew: Baking Healthy Killed This Dog!

Updated: September 30, 2021

As is common on diabetic-friendly or ketogenic diets, Melissa replaced the sugar in her bread recipe with xylitol, an all-natural sugar substitute that’s safe for people but extremely toxic to dogs. Here's her story.

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Is Feeding a Grain-Free Food Hurting Your Dog's Heart?

Published: July 25, 2018

If you have chosen to feed your dog a grain-free diet, and especially if it's a food that contains peas, chickpeas, lentils, or potatoes in place of the grains, you should be aware of the possible link between grain-free diets and the development of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM).

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