Heart disease in pets is common. The signs range from asymptomatic (no signs) to coughing, difficulty breathing and depression. Learn to recognize the signs of heart problems in cats dogs - various causes, diagnostic and treatment options, and how to manage your heart patient pet at home.
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Many cats with heart disease are asymptomatic, showing no sign of their disease until the abnormality within the heart causes the heart to fail and not function normally. Learn more about heart diseases of cats and how to manage your feline heart patient.
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Heart disease in dogs is common. Dogs with heart disease and heart failure may cough, tire easily, and have a loss of appetite. Learn about dog-specific diseases of the heart, treatment options, and home care tips for canine heart patients.
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The signs can be difficult to detect at first, but coughing, exercise intolerance, and difficulty breathing are common signs of heart (and lung) problems.
What signs did you first notice, what was the diagnosis, and how is treatment going for your pet?