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My male Havanese was diagnosed as having congestive heart…

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My male Havanese was...

My male Havanese was diagnosed as having congestive heart failure approximately 3 months ago. Blood work and x-ray were performed after my vet said she heard a number 4 of 5 heart murmur on both sides of his heart. He was released to me in critical care with Pimobendan 5 mg (1/2 pill morning and night) - furosemide 50 mg (morning and night) and hydrocodone 5mg for cardiac cough prn. At the time, my dog weighed 23lbs. In the last week, he has started to have 10-30 second seizures ... today, he has had three little seizures - he cries when it happens, threw up once -

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?

And he just collapsed after drinking water - with a slight cry. His name is***** vet does not work in the weekend and I’m not sure what I should do.

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

I think I included all the information I have; other than to say - just last night I commented on how well he was doing. Jumping in furniture - walking around the neighborhood - great appetite and then completely downhill today.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

I am very sorry to see that you have not received a response to your initial question before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
He is much better today, thank you. Yes, I am very disappointed with the service. I was desperate yesterday because he was in so much distress. In the evening, he started walking around and moving around - he has been mobile and responsive since last evening.
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