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Pet Electrocardiograms (ECG)

in Riverhead and the Peconic Bay Area

At Peconic Bay Animal Hospital, we are committed to providing thorough heart health assessments for your pets. Our comprehensive electrocardiogram (ECG) testing allows us to record and analyze the electrical signals generated by the heart, providing valuable insights into your pet's heart health. Our skilled team is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to accurately interpret and analyze ECG results, helping us detect any abnormalities, such as arrhythmias, abnormal conductions, or potential heart defects.

Common Reasons Pets May Require Electrocardiograms:

  • Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Exercise intolerance
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing
  • Abnormal lung sounds
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Heart murmur
  • Irregular pulses

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the process for conducting an Electrocardiogram (ECG) on my pet?

Our expert team conducts electrocardiograms (ECG) on a daily basis with minimal preparation needed. During the procedure, your pet will need to remain still while we apply electrodes to their legs to record the electrical signals generated by their heart. The testing process is relatively quick, although the duration may vary depending on your pet's cooperation and the suspected abnormality.

What valuable information can be obtained from my pet's ECG?

An electrocardiogram (ECG) allows us to gain crucial insights into your pet’s heart rate, rhythm, and size, providing valuable information about their cardiac health.

For more information on an Electrocardiogram for your pet, contact us.

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