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Cardiovascular Super Support Health Kit

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Protecting the Heart of a Dog

Vet Talks 3 min read
Young black man playing with dog during training in park. The heart of a dog is strong because it looks active and healthy.

Keeping the heart of a dog healthy is key to a happy and active life. Let’s learn more about this vital organ!

The Location of the Heart of a Dog

First and foremost, where is your dog’s heart situated?

The location of the heart of a dog - Anatomy of Circulatory System isolated on Black

…in the chest! Right between the lungs and behind the sternum (breastbone). The precise location can vary slightly depending on the breed and size of the dog.

A Healthy Cardiovascular System of a Dog

A resilient canine cardiovascular system is paramount for their overall well-being. But what exactly constitutes a healthy heart and circulatory system? It is characterized by efficient blood circulation, ensuring that oxygen and nutrients reach all parts of the body. Indicators of a well-functioning cardiovascular system include a strong, regular heartbeat and normal blood pressure.

To proactively preserve your pup’s heart health and ward off potential diseases, regular check-ups with a veterinarian are essential. Professional assessments can help monitor your dog’s cardiovascular well-being and address any concerns that may arise.

So, what are some common heart disease in dogs?

  • Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM): A condition where the heart becomes enlarged and weakened, affecting its ability to pump blood effectively.
  • Valvular Heart Disease: Affecting the heart valves, leading to improper blood flow and potential heart murmurs.
  • Heartworm Disease: Caused by parasitic worms, heartworm disease can have severe consequences on a dog’s cardiovascular health.

Understanding how these health concerns affect your dog’s cardiovascular system and overall wellness is crucial. Left unattended, heart issues can manifest in symptoms such as lethargy, coughing, difficulty breathing, and exercise intolerance. Over time, these conditions can compromise your fur baby’s overall well-being, significantly influencing their quality of life. Therefore, you should stay vigilant and address potential cardiovascular issues promptly.

Proactive Support for Heart of a Dog

On top of regular vet check-ups for timely intervention, you can also help ensure the well-being of your pup’s heart through various measures.

Before all else, a balanced diet is always crucial. Feed your little one a well-balanced, nutritious diet to support their overall health, including their cardiovascular system. If you need personalized diet plan recommendations, click here for Dr. Amanda’s help! Regular Exercise is also very helpful. Engage your pup in regular, moderate exercise to promote heart health and maintain a healthy weight.

In addition, you may consider incorporating NHV natural supplements into your dog’s routine. These supplements are specially formulated with natural ingredients to support cardiovascular health in dogs. With a focus on holistic well-being, NHV supplements can be a valuable addition to your dog’s heart care regimen.

We recommend NHV Turmeric, NHV PetOmega 3, and NHV Hearty Heart for heart support.


  • Anti-Inflammatory: Curcumin reduces inflammation.
  • Antioxidant: Fights free radicals, lowering oxidative stress.
  • Cholesterol Regulation: Supports healthy cholesterol levels.

PetOmega 3:

  • Cardioprotective: EPA and DHA support heart health.
  • Anti-Arrhythmic: Helps maintain a regular heart rhythm.
  • Blood Vessel Health: Promotes flexibility and health.

Hearty Heart:

  • Heart Tonic Herbs: Includes hawthorn and motherwort.
  • Muscle Strengthening: Supports optimal cardiac performance.
  • Stress Reduction: Adaptogenic herbs manage stress.

To conclude, by combining the suggested proactive measures – from a balanced diet and regular exercise to routine veterinary check-ups and the incorporation of NHV natural supplements – you can provide comprehensive care for your dog’s cardiovascular health!

Remember, a healthy heart translates to a happy pup! Click the button below if you have any questions. Our team is here to support you and your furkid on the journey of overall wellness.

Dr. Barbara Benitez DVM, MS

Dr. Barbara Benitez DVM, MS

Dr. Barbara is a veterinarian from Brazil with a specialty in pet nutrition. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2006 from the University of Uberaba. In 2010, Dr. Barbara received her Master’s of Science in Pet Nutrition from the Federal University of Minas Gerais. She has over 15 years of experience in research and development in the pet food industry. When Barbara isn’t helping pet parents, you can find her spending time with her family, including her senior dog, Caze.

Published: February 12, 2024

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