Things to look out for
Symptoms of heart disease can be quite variable. A very common way owners find out, is that their vet hears a "murmur" during a routine examination.
Murmurs are caused by the turbulent flow of blood in the heart or nearby vessels.
A murmur does not mean your pet needs treatment immediately!
Your vet will advise you what is required to determine if this is a symptom you need to worry about.
| Some common symptoms in dogs:
|| Some common symptoms in cats:
Sadly some of the worst cases of feline heart disease we have seen have been symptom free, middle aged, healthy cats.