Friday, May 25, 2018

Veterinary Highlights: Summer Puppies and Heart Disease

Would it occur to you that it makes a difference at what time of the year a puppy is born?


Veterinary Highlights: Summer Puppies and Heart Disease

According to a new study published by the University of Pennsylvania, puppies born in summer months are at a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease. How crazy is that?

The working theory is that it has to do with the mother's inhalation of air pollution.



Source article:
Summer-born puppies are more prone to heart disease, Penn study finds

Further reading:
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Varies by Birth Month in Canines

No comments

Post a Comment

MINIMAL BLOGGER TEMPLATES BY pipdig