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  • Ten percent of dogs are affected with heart disease.
    Ten percent of dogs are affected with heart disease.
  • Most times, medications can improve the quality of life for dogs with heart disease.
    Most times, medications can improve the quality of life for dogs with heart disease.
  • Some breeds have a predisposition for heart problems and benefit from routine screening.
    Some breeds have a predisposition for heart problems and benefit from routine screening.
  • Up to one in six cats have heart disease.
    Up to one in six cats have heart disease.

Thoracic radiography (chest x-rays)

Allow veterinarians to look inside the chest to evaluate the size and shape of the heart, the size of blood vessels, as well as the airways and lungs. This is the gold standard for the diagnosis of left-sided congestive heart failure.