• My Pomeranian has developed a heart murmur, is it safe for her to have anesthesia for dental care?

    Hi David,
    A heart murmur can be caused by several different factors. I would recommend that you discuss your concerns with your veterinarian. They can recommend some testing to be performed prior to anesthesia to help determine if it is safe. They may also recommend referral to a veterinary cardiologist to preform additional testing and determine if any therapy is needed. They can also help you to determine if there is additional care you can provide at home to help keep your Pomeranian’s teeth healthy.

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