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The Veterinary Cardiology Service at the UF Small Animal Hospital is committed to providing an exceptional level of care for dog and cat patients suffering from various cardiac diseases. We specialize in both medical and interventional (cardiac catheterization) cutting edge veterinary cardiac care for pets afflicted with heart disease. It is our mission to provide the very best in assessment of treatment options and to help you make informed decisions regarding your pet’s health care. Your pet will receive the highest quality veterinary care from our team of specialists, including board certified veterinary cardiologists, critical care experts, internists, anesthesiologists and highly skilled veterinary nurses. We also appreciate the importance of communication and work to keep you and your veterinarian well-informed during your pet’s stay in our veterinary hospital.Physical examination

  • Blood pressure
  • Veterinary Echocardiography
  • Veterinary Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • 24 hour Holter monitoring (in house and mail out)
  • Event monitoring
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Veterinary pacemaker implantation
  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • Embolization of patent ductus arteriosus
  • Heartworm extraction
  • Veterinary vascular interventions (i.e. intrahepatic shunt embolization)

Veterinary Cardiology Forms

Cardiomyopathy Screening* dates for 2014

To qualify for the screening clinic, pet must not have a heart murmur or any signs of cardiac disease.  Females should not be in heat, pregnant or nursing.



January 24th

February 28th

March 28th

April 25th

May 30th

later dates to be announced


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