• Woman Finds Kindred Spirit In Shelter Dog Who Shared Her Heart Condition

    16 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Sue Blankenship was born with Patent Ductus Arteriosis , a condition that causes abnormal blood flow in the arteries connected to the heart, which can cause congestive heart failure if left untreated. Luckily, Sue's condition was treated years ago, and she recently found a kindred spirit in Mars.
    Mars found his way to the Spokane Humane Society in Washington after a long trip from a sister shelter in San Antonio, Texas. Upon his arrival, their vet discovered that he had a heart murmur, and determined that he was born with PDA - the same condition Sue had. The condition could be treated...
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