Hypertension is defined as an increased arterial blood pressure above accepted normal levels. Normal blood pressure levels in the dog are (Dimski & Hawkins, 1988):
In the dog levels in excess of 180/100 (systolic and diastolic respectively) are considered abnormal (Dukes, 1992).
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