Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Get Started

Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs: A Comprehensive Course for Owners

Has your dog recently been diagnosed with mitral valve disease (MVD) and you’re struggling with treatment options?

Or perhaps your dog is at higher risk of developing MVD and you want to be prepared?

Well, you’ve come to the right place! We have put together a comprehensive guide, to cover everything that you need to know. This course is written by experienced veterinarians, providing you with information you can rely on when navigating your pet’s heart condition.

Why this course is a must for concerned dog owners

If your dog has been diagnosed with a heart complaint, then you will understandably have a lot of questions. This course is designed to support you and build on the information already provided by your vet. We will help you to digest everything that you need to know, in a self-paced manner.

After completing the course, you should be more confident discussing the treatment options with your dog’s vet, as well as understanding how you can monitor your dog’s condition.

What You’ll Learn

Understanding the canine heart

  • Basics of Dog Heart Anatomy: Explore the normal canine heart. Understand how the valves work and what happens when they go wrong
  • Understanding Mitral Valve Disease: We explain what this heart condition is and how can affect your dog

Diagnosing MMVD

  • Diagnostic tests: We explore the different diagnostic tests that your vet uses to diagnose mitral valve disease. We explain why these tests are performed and what is involved.

Treatment and management

  • Treating MMVD: Explore the treatment options for MMVD in dogs, with explanations about how various medications may help your pet
  • Diet and MMVD: We also take a look at a few dietary suggestions that can help your pet with their heart complaint

Your pet’s prognosis

  • MMVD prognosis: We explore what the long-term prognosis is for dogs with this condition

Course Benefits

  • Expertly Crafted Content: Authored by veterinary professionals, you get access to trustworthy and accurate information.
  • Practical Tips and Advice: Learn not just the theory but also practical ways to apply your knowledge.
  • Lifetime Access: Enrol once and gain access to the course for the rest of your dog’s life, including any updates.

Enrol Today

While your vet is always there to support you with your dog’s heart condition, we are here to help too. The amount of information and technical terms associated with this disease can be overwhelming, so we have laid it all out in a logical and self-paced format.

Enrol in our “Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs” course today and take the first step towards understanding how you can help your canine companion.

Note: This course offers a deep dive into mitral valve disease (MVD) in dogs, but it’s essential to remember that it isn’t a substitute for professional veterinary consultations. Always collaborate with your vet to address your dog’s unique health needs.

Dr Rebecca MacMillan

Course written by

Dr Rebecca MacMillan BVetMed CertAVP(SAM) MRCVS

Dr MacMillan has worked in small animal practice since graduating in 2009. She gained her Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in Small Animal Medicine in 2021.

Dr Emma Rogers-Smith

Peer-reviewed by

Dr Emma Rogers-Smith BSc(Hons) BA VetMB CertAVP MRCVS

Dr Rogers-Smith has a passion for internal medicine developed during her internship and residency training. She is involved in ongoing research and writes articles for scientific journals.

Last Updated: May 2024