• Question: how big is a dogs heart

    Asked by 469rgaq37 to Rebecca, Matthew, Gareth on 17 Mar 2019.
    • Photo: Matthew Smith

      Matthew Smith answered on 17 Mar 2019:

      This really depends on the type of dog as smaller dogs tend to have smaller hearts. In general, they are smaller than the human heart (on average a human heart is about 12 x 8 x 6 cm and weighs 300g) but the structure and function are very similar.