How Will Heart Disease Affect My Dog?

Most forms of heart disease will, unfortunately, eventually result in heart failure. Heart failure occurs when the heart, weakened by disease, fails to pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.  


If your dog has been diagnosed with heart disease, don't panic. With early diagnosis and appropriate treatment and management, you increase your dog's opportunity to live a more normal life.

Heart Health Tips

If your veterinarian hears a murmur, ask about heart disease.

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Is Your Dog at Risk of CHF?

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