Pet Cardiology In Chattanooga, TN

Pet Cardiology

VCSG performs procedures such as echocardiogram and electrocardiogram to evaluate the heart. When necessary, interventional procedures may be performed to correct congenital abnormalities.

Common heart problems treated by cardiology:

  • Degenerative valve disease (leaky valves)
  • Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathies)
  • Congenital abnormalities (problems present from birth)
  • Arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms)
  • Heart tumors
  • Common signs of heart disease in animals:
    • Coughing
    • Difficult, labored breathing
    • Difficulty exercising
    • Passing out
    • Dragging the hind limbs (in cats)