Lauren and JJ welcome veterinarian Dr. Shelby Agnew back to the podcast to investigate a case of lethargy and difficulty breathing in a Doberman pinscher.
This episode includes a review of dilated cardiomyopathy in the dog.
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(2) Summerfield, N. J., Boswood, A., O'Grady, M. R., et al. (2012). Efficacy of pimobendan in the prevention of congestive heart failure or sudden death in doberman pinschers with preclinical dilated cardiomyopathy: The PROTECT study. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 26(6), 1337-1349.
(3) Wess, G. (2022). Screening for dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 40(1), 51-68.