Smoke inhalation, burns may lead to heart problems in cats
February 27, 2020Suffering moderate burns and smoke inhalation might have a detrimental effect on the cardiovascular health of animals, according to a new study out of the University of California, Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (UC Davis VMTH).
Understanding congestive heart failure
February 5, 2019Congestive heart failure (CHF) is described by medical professionals as more of a syndrome than a disease. Yet, when pet owners are often attuned to “disease,” how can veterinarians best convey what CHF really is to their clients? “Congestive heart failure can result from a variety of different types of underlying heart disease,” says Emily Karlin, DVM, Dipl. (cardiology), clinical instructor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. “When we say CHF, …