Labrador Retriever

Labs are one of America's most beloved breeds. These active and athletic dogs can become obese if they don't exercise enough or eat too many treats. Extra weight causes many canine heart diseases. 

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are happy-go-lucky dogs. They're fun-loving family dogs. Aortic stenosis is a common heart disease in Goldens, so have your vet check your furry friend for a heart murmur early. 


Everyone loves boxers. Their black eyes, wrinkled foreheads, and square jaws make serious expressions. They love playing with people and are silly inside. 

Doberman Pinscher

This muscular, stoic dog is sleek. Dobermans are fearless, loyal, and puptastic guard dogs. They also develop dilated cardiomyopathy. These dogs need heart care around four years old. 


Doxies are energetic and small. Many have been charmed by their long bodies and short legs. Did you know these cute animals can get a leaky heart valve? As your pet ages, increase vet visits. 


Poodles have curly hair and round black eyes. These pups are athletic despite their pretentiousness. Degenerative mitral valve disease in middle-aged miniature and toy Poodles is unfortunate. 


Long ears, cute face, hairy paws? Definitely a CKC! These sweet dogs are loyal. Their genes conceal a dark secret. This breed has the most degenerative mitral valve disease.


This breed is feisty, fearless, and friendly. Their long eyebrows and scruffy beard make them memorable. Miniature Schnauzers are susceptible to heart-damaging Sick Sinus Syndrome.


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