What is congestive heart failure in dogs?

Answer Congestive heart failure in dogs happens when the heart muscle weakens to the point that it is no longer able to pump blood efficiently enough to keep up with the body's needs. Once this happens, i... Read More »

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What are symptoms of congestive heart failure?

RV CHF:anorexia,nausea,pain inright upper part of abdomen,high heart rate,low blood pressure,enlargement of liver,cold extremitiesLV CHF:shortness of bresthe(dyspnea)PNH(paroxismal nocturnal dyspne... Read More »

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 »

Should a dog be put down for congestive heart failure?

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 »

Stages of Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs?

Congestive heart failure is a problem which affects all types of dogs, but may be caused by different problems in some breeds. Smaller dogs are most likely to develop congestive heart failure from ... Read More »