Cardiology in the Shelter

January 2018 by Darcy Adin, DVM, DACVIM

Audience: Veterinary Team

Video Length: 55 minutes

This workshop will use case material to discuss treatment options and prognoses of common congenital and acquired cardiac diseases of dogs and cats that might be encountered in the shelter setting. Learn about anesthetic considerations for dogs and cats with suspected cardiac issues and the importance of physical examination findings and patient profiling to guide differential diagnoses generation and further testing for the sheltered dog or cat. This presentation was recorded at the 2017 ASPCA-Cornell Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference.

About Darcy Adin, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Darcy Adin is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Cardiology at North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from Cornell University in 1996. She completed a rotating internship at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital in 1997 and a cardiology residency at the University of California, Davis, in 1999 with ACVIM board certification in Cardiology in 2000. Dr. Adin has held positions in both academic and private specialty practice prior. Her clinical research interests include investigating new treatment options for congestive heart failure, and exploring the use of biomarkers for detection and management of heart disease.



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