DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER DID NOT SUFFER HEART ATTACK

EXCLUSIVE

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Dog the Bounty Hunterdid not have a heart attack over the weekend, but he's not in the clear either ... sources connected to Dog tell TMZ.

We're told doctors performed a bunch of tests and say the episode over the weekend that landed Dog in the hospital appears to be stress and blood pressure-related. But, thankfully, we're told doctors are confident it was not a full-blown heart attack.

What's more ... doctorsperformed an angiogramand it was normal.

Dog's family is worried about him. They say he has had trouble handlingthe stressassociated withBeth's death, asubsequent burglaryand variousother issues. It's all been exacerbated by high blood pressure, and the chest pains he experienced over the weekend were scary and a cumulative effect of all these events.

The good news ... one source said Dog was released from the hospital late Monday night, and is now resting at home.

DOG AND BETH -- PUPPY LOVELAUNCH GALLERY

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