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  • Sunday: Closed

Cardiology:
Pet Care by Veterinary Specialist in Cardiology

Pet Cardiology

Manchester Animal Hospital offers advanced diagnostic technology and consultation with a board-certified veterinary cardiologist in the treatment of your pet’s heart disease. In the recent past, pets received little or no treatment for cardiac disease, with pet owners being told ultimately, “Their heart just gave out.” Today, pets with a variety of heart issues are able to live longer and enjoy greater quality of life with veterinary cardiac care.

Our doctors use a variety of diagnostic tools to help diagnose and treat many cardiac diseases, such as mitral and tricuspid valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, and pericardial effusions.

Diagnostic procedures used in cardiology:

  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Echocardiograms (heart ultrasound)
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Holter and event monitors
  • Telemedicine consultation with board-certified cardiologists

Some early symptoms of heart disease in pets include lack of energy, coughing, wheezing, struggling to breath during exertion, bloating, retaining fluid, and sudden or dramatic weight gain. Regular wellness exams may allow your veterinarian to discover early-stage heart disease in a pet that has yet to show any symptoms, so keeping your annual or bi-annual veterinary appointment is critical. Senior pets are especially vulnerable to heart disease, as are sedentary and overweight animals.

Discuss your pet’s exercise, diet, and weight with the veterinarian at your next visit to Manchester Animal Hospital. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.

Read this article from AAHA to learn more about Heart Disease in pets.