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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi Karin, My Rudy has just been put on heart meds and his cardiologist just told us this past Monday that the prognosis is about 9 months to a year for him to
Peggy
20:19
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Thanks Valerie for sharing your experiences with Bishops heart meds. Your idea of writing everything down is a good idea and I will keep a journal. I am really
Peggy
20:08
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Re: 4/18/14 Thank you Karin. Sent from my iPad
Lovelen Pyles
18:01
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Re: 4/18/14 Thank you so much for your kind words and support!! Prayers for both you and Tillie... Karin KARIN CORLETT REMAX ASSOCIATES 16787 BERNARDO CENTER DRIVE #6
Karin Corlett
17:44
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Re: 4/18/14 Karin, my Tillie (Papillon) was diagnosed out of the blue with the severity you describe for Bailey and the same odd symptom – crazy fast
Lisa Bakalars
17:17
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Re: 4/18/14 I only hope that Bailey is as fortunate to pass in his sleep as well. My heart goes out to you for your loss and I know that my heart will also take a long
Karin Corlett
17:09
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4/18/14 Linda, thank you so much for your thoughts!!!  I'm so glad for S'mores and hope Bailey benefits from all the meds as well. As long as he is a happy little boy
Karin Corlett
13:04
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Re: 4/18/14 You are welcome Karin. We were so blessed he lived that long. No, he died in his sleep very peaceful. We were hoping he made it to 10, but he was ready to go.
Lovelen Pyles
12:59
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Karin I know oh so well what you are going thru. This disease is crazy. So many ups and downs Our little guy S'mores is 10 and doing well. He is on all meds
linda.katsekas
12:52
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4/18/14 Lovelen, Thank you so much!! How wonderful that River lived for 16 months!! They gave Bailey up to 3 months. Did River die suddenly or did the disease progress
Karin Corlett
12:39
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi Karin, First, I am so sorry about what is happening to Bailey. My baby River didn't show any symptoms either other than fast breathing. When we took him in,
Lovelen Pyles
10:43
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi everyone! I just discovered your site on March 21, 2014. I took my beautiful little boy, Bailey, to the vet on that date, since his breathing was fast. He
karinsellsre
10:29
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi Peggy, I am certainly no expert, but a few things I have learned is to keep a journal as you see symptoms and to question everything. I like to have an
pruvie
09:52
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Rod, I got long winded and forgot to mention that I will definitely have his blood work done soon after he starts his meds. Peggy Sent from my iPhone
Peggy
18 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Rod, I really appreciate your experience and knowledge you share with many of us about this dreaded MVD that our cavaliers are going through. There is a sense
Peggy
18 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi Linda, Thank you for your much needed words of encouragement about these meds. I'm glad that your Smores is doing well on the same meds as I will start my
Peggy
18 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Peggy, I'm not sure of the protocol for checking the blood before starting an ACE-inhibitor, but it definitely is required afterwards, to see what effect the
rod.russell39
18 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds A few thoughts , sharing our progression and meds. When he got worse, that was when we did the echo, X-rays sufficed till then, we saw enlargement but the echo
Nancy
18 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi Peggy I have a 10 yr old male, Smores He was diagnosed at 5 Vet monitored him and eventually he started the lasix and enapril first. He recently went on the
linda.katsekas
17 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Thank you Carol for your words of wisdom and thoughts about my Rudy. You covered so much and I feel more at ease now after reading both your response and
Peggy
17 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Hi Peggy, I just wanted to chime in. Rod was pretty thorough but I had another few thoughts. First, the cardiologist may not have shared ALL the details with
carololiverwinston
17 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds I'm tending to agree with Rod. Guess you could get a second vet opinion. I live two hours from a vet school, and think the docs there would be on the cutting
Diane Moore
17 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Thank you Rod for your response to my concerns. I am not a vet however I really do not think my boy is heart failure yet. He does have a cough after he drinks
Peggy
17 Apr
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Re: Question on starting heart meds Peggy, I really don't like to have to consider not following the advice of a cardiologist, but the reasoning he gave does not sound like reason enough to start
rod.russell39
17 Apr
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Question on starting heart meds When I joined this group a couple years ago I had just lost our first cavalier to a sudden illness and her death within one week which was so devastating.
Peggy
17 Apr
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Re: Great Sorrow I truly sorry for your loss of Elf.  I wish I could ease your pain in your heart.  They are never here with us long enough.  The depth of love between our
Hope Engebretson
10 Apr
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article of interest. VitD/CHF Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine Volume 28 , Issue 1 , pages 109–115 , January/February 2014 here is the abstract:
carololiverwinston
9 Apr
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Re: Great Sorrow I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Melinda Sent from my iPad ... I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Melinda
6 Apr
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Re: Great Sorrow Ann, I'm so sorry about Elf, it must have been hard after having so recently heard her heart was doing ok. She sounds like a fantastic little girl. Pat
Pat Howard
6 Apr
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Re: Great Sorrow I am so sorry Ann. Elf was quite an accomplished Cavalier as well as a beautiful girl. I know this leaves a huge void in your home and hole in your heart.
carololiverwinston
5 Apr
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