• Veterinary Highlights: Summer Puppies and Heart Disease

    2 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

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