Is Endocardiosis Targeting Your Dog?

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Is my dog at a higher risk of getting Endocardiosis?

Is Endocardiosis Targeting Your Dog?

Endocardiosis is the most common type of heart disease found in dogs. However, is your dog at a higher risk than most? Sex may play a role as male dogs commonly suffer more than females. And, this disease typically affects small to medium size dogs rather than larger breeds. In addition, there appears to be a genetic predisposition to the growth of disease as some breeds are more susceptible than others. Is your pooch one of these breeds? Here is a list of breeds that tend to be affected more than average:

• Poodle
• Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
• Schnauzer
• Fox Terrier
• Chihuahua
• Boston Terrier

   

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