Whether your cat has a heart condition or your dog needs a procedure like interventional fluoroscopy, our cardiology team is ready to help. Our top priority is to create the best quality of life for pets with cardiac disease while focusing on overall well-being and comfort every step of the way.
Serving pets in the greater Chicago community, we’re experts in treating both acquired (conditions that develop with age) and congenital (conditions that are present from birth) cardiac diseases in pets.
In collaboration with primary veterinarians and our other in-house specialty services, we focus on evaluating and treating dogs and cats with symptoms of heart trouble including:
If an abnormality is detected on a physical exam or diagnostics completed by the primary veterinarian indicate a need for further evaluation, we provide comprehensive care and develop a treatment plan that focuses on overall wellbeing.
Common conditions we evaluate and treat include:
Our highly trained cardiology team operates in an advanced facility, where we have access to sophisticated diagnostics and treatment technology, as well as the expertise of clinicians in other in-house specialty departments.
We use the following tools to facilitate appropriate diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disease:
We also offer minimally invasive interventional (or catheter-based) procedures. Compared to more invasive surgeries, the benefits of these procedures include reduced pain, less time under anesthesia, shorter hospitalization and faster recovery time. Our minimally invasive procedures involve the use of specialized tools, like veterinary fluoroscopy (real-time x-ray imaging) to alleviate and cure cardiac defects in pets.
We offer this service in our facility with interventional options including:
Available by referral, our veterinary cardiology team forms long-term relationships with patients and clients to promote ongoing quality of life, health and happiness.