Covid linked to heart inflammation in cats and dogs

Late last year, when the UK’s coronavirus was on the rise, Dr. Luca Ferasin and colleagues reported an increase in patients with symptoms of myocarditis or inflammation of the heart.…

Would you have space in your heart and home for one of these dogs?

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Hunter was taken to a local kennel and the Dogs Trust Ballymena team took him under their wing. Hunter loves the company of people, one of his…

Common grain-free dog food ingredients may fuel canine heart disease

A new study from Tufts University found that some ingredients in dog food can cause heart disease in our canine companions, and the same ingredients are often found in grain-free…

Adopt a ‘Heavy’ cat, a special needs dog with heart

Thursday was a foodie day, with National Lasagna Day, Chili Dog Day, and Chicken Wing Day falling on the same day. If you didn’t know there was such a day,…

Personalized Medicine for Cats With Heart Disease

Veterinarians at the University of California, Davis, found that a cat’s DNA changes its response to a life-saving drug used to treat hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, a heart disease that…

How a street cat named Salem inspired an Emirati author’s book: ‘My heart went out to him’

Bashayer Arif had a serious one until a few years ago fear of cats. The Emirati author, whose children’s book The Secret Life of Dubai’s Street Cats was published in…

Tiny canine’s large coronary heart process is first of its form at Cornell

When a patient weighs only 6.4 pounds, certain procedures can become difficult. Such was the case with Buttercup, an 11-month-old Morkie (Maltese-Yorkie mix) who suffered from a fatal congenital heart…

Need your cat to remain in purrr-fect well being? Be careful for coronary heart illness

As the countless rave posts, cute videos, and laughing memes on social media show, people love their furry feline friends. But keeping cats happy and healthy is not always easy.…

Novel genetic variant results in coronary heart illness in Maine Coon cats

Janson was alerted when one of her pets, Reggie, a blonde purebred Maine Coon, was suddenly diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), commonly known as an enlarged heart, in March 2017.…

Novel genetic variant results in coronary heart illness in Maine Coon cats

Janson was alerted when one of her pets, Reggie, a blonde purebred Maine Coon, was suddenly diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), commonly known as an enlarged heart, in March 2017.…