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Symptoms and Treatments For Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Congestive heart failure in dogs is a disorder in which the heart cannot pump sufficient blood around the body’s organs to maintain normal functioning. It is usually caused by a weak heart muscle that has been damaged by diseases such as heartworms or congenital heart disease. If this is not treated early, the heart may fail when it is put under stress, for instance heavy exercise.

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What are the symptoms of congestive heart failure in dogs?

If your dogs tends to get tired easily and is generally less active, don’t just assume it’s because of old age. If your dog also seem to have a cough, especially at night, then he needs urgent medical help. Other symptoms that could appear are loss of appetite, weight loss and rapid breathing. This is because the body is trying to get more oxygen.

Here is a detailed article on what to look for if you suspect your dog may have congestive heart failure.

Top Ten Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs | Life With Dogs

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Early diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference when it comes to heart disease in dogs. It is important for dog owners to be aware of the signs of heart disease so they can bring potential issues to their veterinarian’s

Of course prevention is always better than cure when it comes to heart disease in dogs. Did you know that dental disease can lead to heart problems in dogs? (And in humans). Here’s some simple measures you can take to keep your dog’s teeth and heart healthy.

Preventing Dental Disease for Dogs & Cats « Whole Life Pets Blog

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Preventing Dental Disease for Dogs & Cats. You brush your teeth at least twice a day, right? Because you know what happens if you don’t; or at least your dental hygienist has told you – even if you don’t remember the details.

Here’s a helpful video that explains how to tell if your dog is experiencing heart problems. It also has one of the best explanations I’ve listened to  on what is actually happening with your dog’s heart and what to do about it.

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