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Pet Health Concerns: Heart Conditions

Last week we discussed Mitral Valve Problems, which is a specific heart issue that affects many pets, but today I wanted to give an overview of heart problems in general. Unfortunately, there is a vast range of conditions and afflictions

Pet Health Concerns: Mitral Valve Problems

The mitral valve is one of the four valves in the heart. It’s job is to separate the left atrium (the blood collecting chamber) from the left ventricle (the pumping chamber). If your pet has a mitral valve issue, it usually means that the valve has

Trupanion Releases Top Breeds Affected by Heart Disease

In honor of American Heart Month, pet insurance company Trupanion releases top pet breeds affected by heart disease. (Vocus) February 7, 2011 — February is American Heart Month and Trupanion, the nation’s fastest-growing pet insurance company, is reminding pet owners