Heart disease in cats is not uncommon but, like many conditions, cats can mask quite a serious problem very well. In this article cardiologist Nuala Summerfield explores the most common type of acquired heart disease in cats – hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. What is Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)? Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a type of heart […]
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My dog has a heart murmur. What does this mean?
Whenever the word ‘heart’ is mentioned we always fear the worst. Heart murmurs are a relatively common problem in dogs and in this article, Heart Expert Nuala Summerfield explains what a heart murmur is and clarifies that not all murmurs in dogs are a sign of a more serious problem. What is a heart murmur? […]
by expert Nuala Summerfield on November 8, 2012 category Heart Disease