The symptoms of heart diseases vary in relation to the particular disease. However, many symptoms appear in the advanced stages of the prevailing heart disease when the body isn’t able to compensate for the heart defect through the body’s defenses. Furthermore the severity of the symptoms can vary from dog to dog. Some dogs show just a little of the symptoms while other dogs show already at a very early stage, a much stronger variety of symptoms.
Possible symptoms of dogs’ heart diseases can be:
From our own experiences we know that even the symptoms of a highly heart disease don’t have to be present clearly, how some people might suspect. Some symptoms you might misinterpret as an individual characteristic of the dog, other conspicuousness might get overvalued. Of course some of those symptoms might apply to other diseases as well.
Just with a full heart ultrasound you can check the health of your dog’s heart doubtlessly!