Heart failure causes your dog’s breathing rate to increase.
If you have a dog with or at risk from heart failure, your veterinary surgeon may ask you to monitor this over time.
This app will help you to measure your dog’s breathing rate, record it as a graph. This results graph can be e-mailed to your veterinary surgeon.

What's New

Version 2.177

Updates and fixes

Ratings and Reviews

2.9 out of 5

15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Useful to measure but not to track


Good measuring breathing rate, but not to track it. It keeps all the measurements jammed into one big line graph. So if you take it daily for months, it becomes impossible to see the actual numbers or even trends over the past week or month- which would be the most useful to see if there's an issue or for upcoming Vet appointments.
You can't change the date range for the graph either. I tried emailing myself the results but it just sent a picture of the same graph. So you would need to clear it out every month to see anything decently. Wish the app would have a date range function or even an additional page where it lists the actual numbers.

You can't change the breathing rate limit. You have the option to, but there's no way to get the keyboard part of the screen to retract to press "done" and save it. If you quit the app it does not save it.

Useful tool with annoyances

Cooking Organist

I am not the first to get irritated that this useful health monitor does not make it clear how to update the alerts. My dog had one high breathing rate, and ever since, I get a daily admonition to contact my vet about a (null) high breathing rate. I have e-mailed the data to my vet, which did not cancel the daily alert, and I don’t want to erase the data history, so we can look at it over the long term. Hopefully, Cardalis developers will reply (I also e-mailed the company), but as this is a minuscule part of the parents company’s work, I don’t think they care. The app isn’t even mentioned on their website, though the medication with the same name is.

Love this app


My dog’s Cardiologist and Vet highly recommended this app. My Cavalier King Charles Spaniel had MVD and I found this app very easy to use and my vet loved that I could email him the info. It will give you a day to day line graph reading but you will need to delete the older info going forward. If your dog has MVD or is in CHF this is a great tool to let you know their discomfort and danger zone.


Ceva Sante Animale S.A.
28.9 MB
Health & Fitness
Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
© James Howell


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