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Your local veterinarian will be the best person to answer this question. They have access to your pet’s medical record and will be able to give you the best advice on if this is a concern in your individual pet. In general, the significance of the cholesterol value will depend on if there are any other lab abnormalities present, the type of food being fed, the timing of the blood draw and when the pet ate last, and if any clinical signs are present. There is not as much of a concern about this causing heart disease as in humans. Your local vet knows your pet’s medical history and will be able to advise you on if this is a concern in your individual pet.
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