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Pet Electrocardiograms (ECG)

in the Hamptons and East End of Long Island

At Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital, we offer comprehensive electrocardiogram (ECG) testing to assess the health of your pet's heart. The ECG records the electrical signals generated by the heart, allowing us to detect any abnormalities such as arrhythmias, abnormal conductions, or potential heart defects. Our skilled team is fully equipped to interpret and analyze these results, providing the necessary care and treatment for your pet's heart health.

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?

Electrocardiograms are performed daily at Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital with no special preparation required. Your pet will need to remain still during the procedure, and we will apply electrodes to their legs. The testing process takes only a short time, depending on your pet's cooperation and the suspected abnormality.

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

An electrocardiogram (ECG) provides valuable insights into your dog's or cat's heart function. It allows us to assess their heart rate, rhythm, and size, which can reveal important information about their cardiac health.

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

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