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Dog has heartworms and getting worse my vet not open till Monday is there anything I can do to make him comfortable

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He has heartworms and...

He has heartworms and getting worse my vet not open till Monday is there anything I can do to make him comfortable until Monday morning

Veterinarian's Assistant: What sort of animal are we talking about?

I'm sorry, a dog

Veterinarian's Assistant: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?

Yes, he is a bulldog

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?

He has heartworms and has slowed way down on his eating and drinking over the past two days and losing weight

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Chaos

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Chaos?

No other than the heartworms he is perfectly healthy he is almost 12 years old

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Joan
Joan, Vet Technician
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 19,845
Experience: Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years. I have read your concerns and would like to assist you.

Any issues with breathing or a Cough?

Is he being treated for the heart worms? Which treatment is the Vet using?

Joan

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