While cardiac conditions are serious and upsetting to pet owners, many heart diseases are manageable on an outpatient basis and and allow for a good quality of life. Early diagnosis and effective treatment will increase your pet’s opportunity to live a more normal life.

Our Team

Brian MacKie, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. MacKie, DVM received his DVM from Washington State University in 2005. Following a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery, he completed  his residency training in Cardiology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. During his time there, Dr. MacKie helped to implement the use of the Amplatz Canine Ductal Occluder for non-invasive treatment of congenital heart disease and assisted in prospective research on pulmonary hypertension and cardiac biomarkers. His clinical interests include echocardiography and electrocardiography (ECG), pulmonary hypertension in dogs, syncope (fainting) associated with heart disease and arrhythmia, congenital heart disease, and congestive heart failure (CHF).