Cardiology at CVETS

The CVETS Cardiology department is staffed by a board-certified Veterinary Cardiologist who has undergone extensive additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart, blood vessels, and cardiac conduction system.

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The Cardiology Department

CVETS is proud to introduce Cardiology as a new specialty department at our hospital! Our Cardiology department is headed by Dr. Rebecca Kennerly, who is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. With the advanced diagnostic imaging equipment at our hospital, Dr. Kennerly can diagnose and develop a comprehensive treatment plan for your pet’s condition.

Cardiology Services

Complete echocardiography including 2D, M-mode, and Doppler studies

Contrast echocardiography to diagnose intracardiac or extracardiac shunts

6-Lead and 12-Lead Diagnostic Electrocardiography (ECG)

Ambulatory electrocardiography (Holter monitor)

Evaluation of OFA Basic or Advanced Cardiac Database

Pre-anesthetic cardiac evaluation


Dr. Rebecca Kennerly, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Rebecca Kennerly was born in Columbia and raised in Alabama. She received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Auburn University in 2017 where she graduated valedictorian. She then completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Georgia, and she stayed at UGA to complete a three year cardiology residency. Dr. Kennerly‘s interests include degenerative mitral valve disease, emergency management of congestive heart failure, pre-anesthetic evaluation of the cardiology patient, and pacemaker implantation. She enjoys cooking, bird watching, and spending time with her family in Columbia. Dr. Kennerly is obsessed with her dog, a greyhound named Cavic.