Heart murmurs in dogs are typically extra heart vibrations or sounds that occur due to a disturbance in blood flow. The condition can be a symptom of an underlying condition in the heart or damage to the blood vessels.
As a pet owner, it helps to monitor your dog to identify any new signs. In some cases, the signs of murmurs are usually hard to detect. Most cases are usually identified during routine vet visits or when you the dog is taken to the vet for a different and unrelated problem.
In other cases, a dog heart murmur can reflect a severe heart disease. As such, it’s important to know if your dog has one.
Read on to learn more.
Look Out for Symptoms
When a murmur is accompanied by other symptoms, it may mean that your pet has a serious heart condition. Some of the possible symptoms the dog will show, include: Read more Dog Heart Murmur: Does Your Pup Have One?