I read a rather staggering statistic today: Of the nearly 75 million dogs in the United States, it is estimated that about ten percent have heart disease. That figure jumps to more than 60 percent among elderly dogs and breeds predisposed to the disease. However, many dog owners are unaware that their pet may be at risk of heart failure.
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Pets can get heart disease just like people! However, the common causes for heart disease in pets are quite different to that in humans. Pets do not tend to get blocked arteries leading to ‘heart attacks’ as people can, but … read more