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heart murmur

How are heart murmurs diagnosed and treated in dogs?
Common Conditions
How are heart murmurs diagnosed and treated in dogs?
It is common for a vet to hear a heart murmur on routine examination of a healthy dog. This can come as an alarming surprise. But, don't panic. A heart murmur can be present without serious implications and your dog may…
April 22, 2021
My vet said my dog has a heart murmur – should I be worried?
Common Conditions
My vet said my dog has a heart murmur – should I be worried?
A heart murmur is a noise related to abnormal blood flow in or out of the chambers of the heart. This is usually only audible with a stethoscope and can be heard in addition to, or instead of, the normal heart beat sound…
July 8, 2020 • 56 shares • 14 comments
Dogs
Getting to the Heart of the Matter - Heart murmurs in dogs
February being the month of luurve I thought I would write about matters of the heart. The actual heart. Sorry if anyone got excited there! Whenever you take your dog to the vet, your vet will listen to their heart and c…
February 14, 2014 • 3 shares
Cats
Hyperthyroidism in cats.
This is one of the most commonly diagnosed endocrine (hormonal) diseases in cats. Many older cats suffer from a variety of symptoms which might just be put down to ageing, or might previously have been attributed to kidn…
November 5, 2010 • 4 comments
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