Tag: aortic stenosis

Hybrid Vigor: Real or Assumed?

Many of us talk about “hybrid vigor”- the notion that mixed-breed dogs avoid the inherited medical maladies passed along to their purebred counterparts. Does proof exist that mixed-breed dogs are indeed healthier? An article  within the most recent… Read More

Heart Murmurs in Dogs: What Do They Mean?

I recently received the following question from Ardis, a reader who oversees a rescue organization in California: One of our adopters has an older Beagle with a growth on his gum that is apparently not cancer and is… Read More