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Category: heart diseases
Mitral valve disease is the most common cause of a heart murmur in dogs. Many cases are detected by a vet after a routine examination (such as …

It is important that your vet can recognise the early stages of heart failure (and therefore when to begin therapy, if necessary). Investigations …

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has long been known to be a problem in people and is being increasingly recognised in pets. Hypertension is …

There are many different heart problems that can affect dogs. Some of these affect the rhythm of the heart beat and one such condition is atrial …

Heart disease does not necessarily mean heart failure. Many dogs with heart disease have no outward signs of illness and are able to lead relatively …

Heart disease is increasingly common in dogs – probably because their average life expectancy is increasing due to improved veterinary care. …

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a disease affecting the heart muscle. It is the second most common heart disease in dogs (after mitral valve disease). …

Bringing a new puppy into the family is an exciting time and should be a time of great joy. It can be particularly distressing to find that your …

Congenital heart diseases are not uncommon in puppies and some of these are inherited. Pedigree dogs have many inherited diseases and different …