Veterinary Cardiology

A veterinary cardiologist diagnoses and offers treatment options for patients with heart disease. If your pet needs the expertise of a veterinary cardiologist, Hillcrest Animal Hospital provides the most comprehensive and compassionate cardiologic care. The combination of non-invasive testing and medical history allows us to tailor a treatment strategy that ensures the best quality of life for your pet. Our veterinarians are committed to providing the highest level of compassionate care to our cardiology patients and their families.

We understand that caring for your loved one is a priority and can be very stressful. By using the most sophisticated, non-invasive diagnostics available, we are able to reach a diagnosis and treatment plan without causing significant stress to our patients.

Hillcrest Animal Hospital strives to provide the most comprehensive care. Our team of cardiologists works together in the diagnosis and treatment of our most difficult cases. We pride ourselves in our care and compassion for our patients and their guardians as well as our ability to work with your veterinarian in the management of pets with heart disease. We work with you to combine a thorough history and physical exam with the results of non-invasive tests.  Tests that may be performed are:

  • Echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart)
  • Electrocardiography (6 and 10 lead)
  • Holter and Event monitoring
  • Doppler Blood Pressure
  • Digital Radiography
  • Angiography