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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a pet with heart disease, you may have many questions about the disease, it's prognosis, the nature of heart failure, and what you need to do to best help your pet. Your veterinarian is an excellent source of information about your pet's condition and treatment.

The following is a list of answers to frequently asked questions about concerns that range from hospital policies at the North Carolina State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital to heart disease in general. They may help you better understand some aspects of your pet's heart disease, as well as your veterinarian's diagnostic and treatment strategies.




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