Veterinary Cardiology Services


With only 258 board-certified cardiology specialists in existence today, we are proud to have one of them on our team, Dr. Whit Church. Our philosophy centers on the belief that symptoms of heart disease are treatable. Our mission is to help referring veterinarians provide high quality health care to their patients and successfully manage cardiac conditions. With the advancements in cardiac medication, cardiac catheterization, and the help of dedicated owners and their referring veterinarians, cardiac patients can enjoy a high quality of life for many years.

Animals exhibiting one or more of the following symptoms should be examined by a veterinarian as all are clinical signs that can be associated with heart disease:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Persistent coughing
  • Exercise intolerance
  • Fainting
  • Heart murmur
  • Fatigue or tiring easily
  • Abdominal distension

Cardiology Services

Cardiac Consultations

Our board-certified cardiologist provides complete cardiac examinations for referred patients and perform additional diagnostics, as needed, to enable comprehensive cardiovascular evaluations.  Such diagnostic tests may include:

  • Echocardiography
  • Chest radiographs
  • Holter monitoring
  • Implantable EKG loop recording
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Blood pressure evaluation
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • OFA cardiac breed certifications
Interventional Cardiology

Contact Us

Phone: 480-635-1110 ext. 7
Fax: 480-892-0540

Arizona Veterinary Specialty Center
86 W. Juniper Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85233

Canyon State Veterinary Specialists
7823 W. Golden Lane
Peoria, AZ 85345

(Cardiology patients only / 1 day a week)
22595 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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Locations in Gilbert, Peoria & Scottsdale
Phone: 480-635-1110 ext. 7

Fax: 480-892-0540
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