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American Heart Month - Heart Disease in Humans and Pets

Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for humans both in the U.S. and globally.  Practitioners in both human medicine and veterinary medicine are working diligently to raise public awareness of cardiovascular disease. Regular checkups for both humans and pets could easily spot the early warning signs of heart disease in humans, dogs and cats.

CVCA Pet of the Month Calendar Contest Winners

CVCA is happy to announce our Pet of the Month calendar contest winners. Thank you to everyone who submitted a contest entry. We received hundreds of entries, making the choice very difficult, indeed!

Heartworm Disease – What is it and is my pet protected?

By:  Kacie Schmitt, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)

CVCA Teaming Up with the Hope Advanced Veterinary Center in Rockville, MD

Hope Advanced Veterinary Center, a leader in emergency and specialty veterinary medicine in the Washington, DC area is proud to announce the groundbreaking of a brand new veterinary specialty hospital in Rockville, MD.

CVCA's Feline Atenolol Study for Survival Benefits of Treatment

CVCA, the largest Board Certified Veterinary Cardiologist group in the country with nine locations: Annapolis, MD; Frederick, MD; Gaithersburg, MD; Rockville, MD; Leesburg, VA; Richmond, VA; Springfield, VA; and Vienna, VA is conducting a new Feline Patient Atenolol study.


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