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My dog has been in chronic heart failure for several months.
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I have another question: my 9 yr old Cavalier King Charles was recently diagnosed with heart disease and Cushings and we found a mass on his adrenal gland. He is currently taking Pimobendan 5 mg twice… read more
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I have a 9 yr old Cavalier who had a heart condition. He is
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I have an 8 l/2 lb dog with heart issues. She is taking l2.5
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Gary, I have a 14 year old male Staffordshire Terrier who
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Pearl, JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter
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Rebecca
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My 12 year old god has been diagnosed with CHF and is on
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