pet meds

Dog Heart Medications

Dogs also suffer from most common heart abnormalities of mitral valve and enlargement of heart resulting in Congestive Heart Failure. Lack of pet medicines in the initial stages can lead to serious repercussions.

If you are unable to figure out the ailment in your dog, do make a note of the following symptoms:

  • Dog becomes less active
  • It gets tired easily
  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty in respiration
  • Panting and coughing even at rest
  • Abnormal electro-cardiograms
  • For the cure of such heart failures in dogs, there are different categories of drugs available in the market, namely:

  • Enacard or also known as enalapril maleate and Vetmedin or Pimobendan: these are another class of heart medications is ACE inhibitors which dilate the blood vessels and soothe the flow of blood in the capillaries. As a result, the heart pumps blood more efficiently and gets relieved from blockage. Enacard is supposed to have some side effects as it can affect the kidneys of the patient. Some of the post-treatment symptoms could be lack of appetite, increased excretion rate and vomiting. Vetmedin is a popular cure in all stages of heart failure in dogs. Hence, it is not associated with any side effect as such.
  • If you are looking dog liver medications then we recommend Denamarin for Dogs.

  • All these pet medications are easily available online and can be ordered easily. But you need a veterinarian’s prescription before you order for the drug. Thus, you must choose the drug for your pet very carefully as it concerns the health of your best friend.