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Question about congestive heart failure

My neutered male dog of older indeterminate age has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure which apparently grew out of an earlier heart murmur. He’s on Vetmedin, potassium and several diuretics. We’ve heard favorable things about Hawthorne berries as a

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Mental health during confinement during heart worm treatment

Our newest dog came to us with heart worm. While he likes to run and play with our other dogs the vet has us confine him during the many weeks of treatment. The dog does not understand and seems to

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Mini Schnauzer Gagging and Choking

My dog keeps gagging like she trying to cough something up but nothing ever does. We’ve rubbed her throat when she is gagging . It isn’t a constant occurrence. She will be fine & sleeping then she gets up and

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Heartworm meds for Lab service dog

My 8 1/2 yr. old Lab Service Dog has always used Interceptor.It’s unavailable from mfg. for 4 mos.I want a med closest to it, made in U.S.A. in pill form.1 med said’must be chewed,not swallowed.He wolfs/gulps food/rewards’ -not chewing.Help me

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about coughing

I have a Yorkie that neighbors found in street and gave to me. She was coughing and it got worse, took her to vet, xray showed collapsing trachea. She gave me prescription for two different syrups, hasn’t helped, saw Pawhealers

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about heart worm prevention

I have heard of using black walnut tincture for heartworms. Is this a viable option? What do you use for heartworm treatment?

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Heartwarm testing

I give my dogs heartworm medication every month on the same day each month. My vet is always making me get a heartworm test done every year. Is is really necessary if I never miss a dose?

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about… my 2 yr old border collie mix

I adopted her from a rescue center as a 3-4 month old puppy. Last summer she developed an intermittent cough and would pant heavily after only 5-10 minutes of exercise. Her tongue would also turn a dusky color. Our vet

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about my cats breathing

When my 5 year-old cat is in a deep sleep, she wheezes loudly. She doesn’t do this when she’s awake. Should I be concerned? Her 3 year-old daughter becomes mean and bites when she chews celery, cabbage or catnip. Why?

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

A loud dog murmer in a 7 year old miniature schnauzer who will turn 8

The vets put her on lassixe (furosemide 20mg 1half tablet twice a day enalapril 2.5 mg tablets also every 12 hrs. And amoxicilin 125mg 2 x a day for a week her diet up till now was science diet can

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

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