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Will heart worms make a dog's belly bloat? He is a 85 lb

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Will heart worms make a dog's belly bloat? He is a 85 lb Greman Shepherd. Very larthargic. Appetite is somewhat normal.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today.

Yes, they certainly will. Once the heart worms cause congestive heart failure, fluid typically builds up in the abdomen during the end stage of the disease.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Hi, JACustomer. Checking in to see how your GSD is doing.

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