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Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic (AAVEC)

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Veterinary Cardiology

If you have been referred to our veterinary cardiology department at Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic, please call us at (410) 224-0331 to make an appointment.

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What is Veterinary Cardiology?

The field of veterinary cardiology focuses on treating problems related to the heart and circulation. Some of the reasons your primary care veterinarian may have referred your pet to our veterinary cardiologist include:

  • Irregular heartbeats (i.e. arrhythmias)

  • Heart muscle disease (i.e. cardiomyopathy)

  • Congenital heart problems

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Degenerative heart diseases

  • Heart tumors

  • High blood pressure

At Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic, our cardiology specialists are prepared to treat your pet with state-of-the-art technology, specialized diagnostic equipment, and some of the best veterinary cardiologists in the Annapolis area on staff.

Our Expert Veterinarians

The exceptional cardiology team at Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic is highly-qualified and ready to assist you with any concerns you may have. Our veterinary cardiologists have not only received doctorate degrees but have also completed additional, specialized training and received board certification. They are fully equipped to handle the diagnosis and treatment of any heart problems your pet may be experiencing.

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What to Expect

We offer a variety of tests and procedures to both diagnose and treat heart problems in dogs, cats, and exotic pets. Some common procedures your veterinary cardiologist may perform include:

  • Blood pressure check

  • Cardiac catheterization

  • Electrocardiograph and echocardiograph

  • Holter monitor

  • Pacemaker insertion and upkeep

  • Surgery for congenital heart problems

  • Valve surgery

  • X-Rays

After your pet has received a thorough assessment from one of our skilled veterinary cardiologists and received a diagnosis, we will work with you to develop a customized treatment plan and to help you understand your pet’s prognosis. If you have any questions about what to expect when you come in for a visit with one of our veterinary cardiologists, please call us at (410) 224-0331 or fill out our Contact Us form to reach us by email.

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