Category: Dogs

Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS) in Dogs

Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS) is a condition where the sinus node (normal pacemaker of the heart) is diseased and not responding normally to the body

Ventricular Premature Complexes in Dogs

Ventricular Premature Complexes or Ventricular Tachycardia is an electrical disturbance, where the ventricular myocardium depolarizes at incorrect times. These may be due to numerous etiologies,

Atrial Premature Complexes in Dogs

Atrial premature complexes are often the result of atrial dilation (left or right); however, additional considerations would be mechanical irritation (perihilar lymph node enlargement, atrial/auricular

Atrial Fibrillation in Dogs

Atrial fibrillation is a condition where the atrium (top chambers of the heart) are no longer allowing organized electrical activity.   Rather, there is a

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) in Dogs

A Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) is a congenital cardiac disease, causing communication between the left and right ventricle.   These can occur in numerous locations

Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia in Dogs

Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia is a congenital disease where the tricuspid valve did not form properly in utero.   This condition allows tricuspid regurgitation (backwards blood