Board Certified Veterinary Cardiology:
Pet Health From the Heart

Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center provides advanced diagnostics and treatments for your pet’s cardiac condition. Your pet’s heart health is very important to us, as we do our best to deliver compassionate and comprehensive care to the cats and dogs of Round Rock, Texas.

Our board-certified veterinary cardiologist is available on a referral basis. We coordinate with your pet’s primary care veterinarian to provide advanced veterinary cardiology services for dogs or cats.

Cardiology Prep
Cardiology patient surgery prep.

Veterinary Cardiac Testing

Our modern facility provides the latest in cardiac diagnostic testing equipment which allows us to quickly and accurately assess your pet’s heart health. We can perform many common pet cardiac tests and provide results the same day.

A sampling of our testing capabilities includes:

  • Cardiac catheterization laboratory with C-Arm Fluoroscope
  • Cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography)
  • Cardiac blood tests
  • Heart size or shape
  • Electrical activity (heart rhythms)
  • Heart performance

Pet Cardiac Conditions

Your pet’s heart is very special and unique. We have the advanced training and experience to diagnose, monitor, and treat many common pet heart conditions. To assist us in the design of your pet’s treatment protocol, we have the capability to perform a variety of tests to identify cardiac health concerns such as:

  • Pre-anesthesia heart health problems
  • Congenital cardiac disease
  • Heart murmurs
  • Heart arrhythmia
  • Congestive heart failure

Pet Cardiac Treatments

Based on your pet’s diagnosis, a customized treatment protocol will be designed for your pet. There are many noninvasive treatments such as medications with proven success in the management of certain types of pet heart conditions.

In certain instances, your pet’s cardiac problem may be corrected surgically. Our board-certified cardiac surgeons have the capability of implanting heart pacemakers, and other cardiac interventions to benefit your pet. Our veterinary team will carefully discuss all aspects of your pet’s heart health and treatment options to ensure you are comfortable with the recommendation.

We understand the stress and anxiety associated with an ailing pet, and our compassionate veterinary team is available to assist you. Please contact us to schedule an appointment or to discuss our veterinary cardiac referral service offerings.