Should a dog be put down for congestive heart failure?

Answer On One Hand: You May Be Able to TreatDogs differ in the rate at which congestive heart failure (CHF) advances, according to Dr. Ron Hines, DVM, writing for 2nd Chance. Dogs that have a mild or mode... Read More »

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Is congestive heart failure curable?

On One Hand: Causes of Congestive Heart FailureThe National Institutes of Health defines heart failure as the weakening of the heart's ability to pump all the blood it receives. When it can't pump ... Read More »

Outcome of a patient in the ICU for Congestive Heart Failure?

No he won't die, the fluid will be taken out by injections if he is breathing on his own and not on ventilator. No specific percentage can be given in acute pulmonary congestion, as chances decreas... Read More »

Is congestive heart failure in dogs painful?

On One Hand: Dogs Compensate WellCanine congestive heart failure is the inability of the heart to pump blood at the optimum value and pressure. In the early stages, dogs can compensate well for dec... Read More »

Can smoking cause congestive heart failure?

On One Hand: Smoking Increases the Risk of Heart FailureCongestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart is unable to pump a normal amount of blood to other organs; the excess blood backs... Read More »