A normal heart rate for dogs is between 60 and 140 beats per minute. To determine your dog’s heart rate: If you have trouble detecting heart beats in the chest area, try placing two fingers on the middle of your dog’s thigh near where the leg joins the body. There, you should be able to feel the femoral artery pulsing each time the heart beats.How much does it cost to see a vet cardiologist?
Consultation and Examination: $150 for your pet's first visit. Other recommendations such as, blood pressure, blood work, chest X-rays, electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) or Holter monitor, will impact the cost of each visit. A typical cardiac work-up ranges from $625 to $1000, with an average cost of about $800.What is heart murmur in dogs?
Heart murmurs in dogs are extra vibrations or sounds in the heart that come from abnormal blood flow. A heart murmur is not a condition on its own, but rather a symptom of an underlying condition.What is a board-certified veterinary cardiologist?
A board certified veterinary cardiologist is a licensed veterinarian who has obtained intensive, additional training in veterinary cardiology and has been certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).