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Can a dog recover from congestive Heart failure

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8 1/2 year old min schn on lasix, enalapril, spironolact, and digoxin. have been treating for 6 weeks. Still active and happy. some shortness of breath and fluid in abd.
Submitted: 9 years ago via PetPlace.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Debbie replied 9 years ago.

They can recover from the symptoms of CHF and live many years. The heart failure is managed and not cured but many dogs do well with good veterinary monitoring and medications such as the oneyour dog is taking.

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Dr. Debbie