Types of heart disease — dilated cardiomyopathy (continued)

Which dogs get dilated cardiomyopathy?

  • Primarily middle-aged dogs
  • Large and giant breeds most susceptible4,8

It is important to note that Cocker Spaniels can get either dilated cardiomyopathy or mitral valve disease.

Click here to view the large and giant breeds susceptible to dilated cardiomyopathy.