This website describes clinical and surgical aspects of common cardiac conditions in dogs. Most of the pictures and movie segments are from a series of instructional films created by Dr James Buchanan, Emeritus Professor of Cardiology and former cardiac surgeon at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine.


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Copyright 2002-2005 The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. James W. Buchanan
Students: Mike Pierdon (2002), Laurel Frydenborg (2003), Jay Hreiz (2005)