SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY CARE
Cardiology
Advanced heart health care for your pet

Cardiology

Our cardiology team is dedicated to helping your cat, dog, horse, and other pets live longer and healthier lives. Our board-certified veterinarians, residents, and technicians are skilled in diagnosing and providing therapeutic options to manage heart disease and are ready to provide the best medical and compassionate care for your pet as you navigate often complex heart health issues.

WSU also offers Holter monitoring to assess an animal patient’s heart rhythm and rate. The Holter monitor is a portable electrocardiogram (ECG), which records the electrical activity of the heart continuously over 24 hours. 

Common conditions we evaluate and treat

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Degenerative valve disease (endocardiosis)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Pericardial disease
  • Cardiac neoplasia
  • Hypertension
  • Arrhythmias

Schedule An Appointment

509-335-0711

Referral Not Required

Regular hospital hours are
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our emergency services are available 24 hours a day.


Health care services we offer

Dog in treatment
  • Doppler echocardiography (ultrasound)
  • Digital radiography
  • Electrocardiography
  • Blood pressure measurements
  • 24-hour ECG (Holter) monitors
  • Evaluation and treatment of all species
  • Cardiac certifications for breeding animals
  • Interventional cardiac surgery (pacemakers, balloon valvuloplasty, and vascular occlusion devices)

Hospital Stories | Health Topics

Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs

November 1, 2021
What is dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs? Just like humans, dogs can get a form of heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy, which causes weakened heart contractions and poor pumping ability. As the disease progresses, the heart chambers become enlarged, one or more valves may leak, and signs of congestive heart failure develop. What causes dilated cardiomyopathy […]

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