Veterinary Cardiology in Silver Spring, MD

We prioritize your pet’s heart health with advanced veterinary cardiology services in Silver Spring, MD. Like us, dogs and cats can develop heart disease at some point in life or be born with a congenital defect that affects their heart from the beginning. When an in-depth evaluation and monitoring is required to manage your pet’s condition and improve their quality of life, our specialists and staff are more than up to the task.

Are you a veterinarian with a patient who needs specialized cardiology care? Refer your patient today!

Veterinarian With Dog
Why Choose Us for Our Cardiology Services?

Why Choose Us for Our Cardiology Services?

At Apex Vets, we utilize the latest advancements in veterinary medicine and cardiology to help your pet. Our in-house diagnostics include digital radiography, EKG, helium-free MRI, and 64-slice CT to ensure thorough evaluations, timely results, and precise treatment plans. Additionally, our capable team has specialized training and extensive experience in veterinary cardiology, so you can expect the highest standard of care.

Heart Conditions in Dogs and Cats

Heart Conditions in Dogs and Cats

Our pets aren’t so different from us when it comes to heart issues. Below are some of the heart conditions most often seen in dogs and cats:

• Heart murmur
• Arrhythmia
• Congestive heart failure
• Cardiomyopathy
• Valvular disease
• Pulmonary hypertension

Veterinarian Checking Cats Heartbeat

If heart conditions are somewhat common in dogs and cats, how can you tell if your companion has one? Some signs that might point to a heart condition include:

• Coughing day and night
• Trouble breathing
• Lethargy
• Easily fatigued (less exercise intolerance)
• Acting restless
• Anxiety
• Swelling of the abdomen (could indicate fluid buildup)
• An irregular and / or rapid heartbeat
• Loss of appetite / weight loss

If You See Signs of a Heart Issue, Get in Touch

If You See Signs of a Heart Issue, Get in Touch

When you put your pet’s heart in our hands, our team will use every tool and explore every treatment option to help make their life better. We invite referrals from veterinarians, but if you’re a pet owner, you can call us today at (301) 444-6500 or schedule a consultation online. Our specialty veterinarians are committed to your pet’s health and happiness.

If you have any questions about our veterinary cardiology services, please feel free to reach out to us at (301) 444-6500.