Know the Signs of Congestive Heart Failure Before Coping With It

Know the Signs of Congestive Heart Failure Before Coping With It

Your dog no longer takes the same delight in running, jumping for your Frisbee or gobbling dinner. Maybe that’s the slow onset of arthritis, maybe the general decline of old age. But it could also be congestive heart failure. If so, you’ll have to catch it early to...
Heartworm Can Kill – But It Doesn’t Have To

Heartworm Can Kill – But It Doesn’t Have To

More than 200 types of mosquitoes live in the United States, and a dozen spread germs that make us sick. West Nile, dengue, malaria and Zika viruses get lots of attention when they strike people. But the most common mosquito-borne disease in America attacks our pets....
Interventional Cardiology Procedures Help Improve Quality Of Life

Interventional Cardiology Procedures Help Improve Quality Of Life

Interventional Cardiology is an advanced field of cardiology that uses minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat a variety of congenital and acquired heart diseases. Often, pets with congenital cardiac anomalies have a reduced life span. CARE’s new...
Cardiac Conditions That May Warrant A Pacemaker In Dogs

Cardiac Conditions That May Warrant A Pacemaker In Dogs

If a dog has an arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) or a bradyarrhythmia (heart rate that is too slow to support the dog’s daily activities), s/he might benefit from a pacemaker. An artificial pacemaker is an electronic device that maintains the heart rate, and...