Our team of board-certified veterinary cardiologists treats more patients with heart disease than any other practice worldwide. Our expertise and top-of-the-line echocardiography equipment ensure an accurate diagnosis and the best outcome for your pet.
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Our veterinary cardiologists know how scary it can be if you learn your cat or dog has a heart problem. The fact is, more than 7.8 million dogs in the United States have heart disease, making it almost as common as human heart disease. Cats are equally susceptible, with one out of every ten cats having heart problems. That’s why our team is so determined to help pets and families just like yours to help identify problems early.
First, it’s essential to know that dog and cat heart conditions can be congenital or acquired. Where dogs are concerned, the most common form of heart disease is endocardiosis. This happens when the heart’s valves fail to open and close properly, causing blood leaks back into the atrium or ventricle. It typically affects older dogs. You can learn more about heart disease in dogs here.
Cats, on the other hand, are most commonly affected by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM. This condition results from a thickening of the heart’s muscular wall and reduces blood volume within the heart, while also preventing the heart from relaxing between contractions. Find out more about heart disease in cats here.
As scary as these diseases can be, there is good news—many heart problems are treatable! When you bring your pet to a qualified veterinary cardiologist like we have at CVCA, we’ll work with you to keep your furry friend happy, healthy, and to give them as normal of a life as possible.
With early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, your pet can live a longer, healthier life with you and your family!
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We see over 31,000 patients per year, more than any other board-certified veterinary cardiology practice worldwide.
Our veterinary cardiologists are available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency and primary care veterinarians.
A board-certified veterinary cardiologist has 4 more years of training in heart disease for pets. These vets are specialists just like human doctors, becoming experts in one specific area of disease. They are the partner you need to work with you and your primary care veterinarian to provide advanced care for your pet. When it comes to keeping your pet healthy, there are more ways than ever to get the best care.
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