What are the risks of an enlarged heart for my dog or cat?

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An enlarged heart in dogs and cats, known as cardiomegaly, poses several risks and potential complications. These include heart failure, irregular heart rhythms, blood clots, reduced exercise tolerance, respiratory issues, fainting, organ damage, and a decreased quality of life. Prompt diagnosis and tailored treatment by a veterinarian or veterinary cardiologist are essential to manage the condition and minimize these risks, ensuring your pet's well-being.

Dr. Ruth Roberts created a pet heart support protocol to help your pet, providing valuable insights into managing and supporting pets with cardiac issues. From what types of heart healthy pet foods to provide your pet, to dog cardiac support supplements, Dr. Roberts’ protocol has something that you can give you pet if they are suffering with an enlarged heart or other heart issues.