Low-Fat Diet Study

Low-Fat Diet Study

Aim of Study

This study will evaluate the impact of a low-fat diet that has been developed to aid in the management of primary hyperlipidemia

Inclusion Criteria

  • Serum triglyceride concentration > 500 mg/dL and/or serum cholesterol concentration > 500 mg/dL
  • Absence of hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism, pancreatitis, and diabetes mellitus
  • Treatment naïve


  • Complimentary gastrointestinal panels, serum chemistry profiles, and complete blood counts
  • Complimentary dog food
  • $250.00 owner compensation upon study completion


Final enrollment is based on the outcome of serum biochemistry panel, serum canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity concentration, serum thyroxine concentration, and an adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) stimulation test.

For more information, please contact Dr. Yuri Lawrence at ylawrence@cvm.tamu.edu.