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  1. Heart Murmur advice?

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    Hi there, I had my 10 year old chi's teeth cleaned in November. Her bloodwork and pre cleaning check up was perfect but they found that two molars needed to be pulled and referred us to a dentist. Upon visiting the dentist he detected a level one heart murmur. We are having a chest xray done...
  2. Looking for advice on administering medication

    Chihuahua Questions
    So this is sort of a two sided-question, the first about administering medication. My oldest chi Artie had to have his teeth removed before we adopted him. We have him a soft food diet obviously, but it makes giving him his pills a little difficult. We have him on benedryl to help with reverse...
  3. Dog with heart disease getting a sedated dental cleaning?

    Chihuahua Health
    I have a little 8 year old Chihuahua who has the beginning stages of heart disease. She has a grade 2 heart murmur and a bit of plaque on one of her valves. She has had it for at least a year (maybe 2-3 years) and has no symptoms and is not on any medication. She has quite a bit of tartar...
  4. Grade 1 Heart Murmur

    Chihuahua Questions
    Hi All: I bought the 19.99 new puppy package at Banfield the Vets Assistant told me my puppy was healthy and would I still like the Vet to examine her. Of course I said yes. The Vet comes in and says I need to take her in back is that ok. I thought that was strange but agreed. She came back...
  5. Please Help! Penny has a Heart Murmur...

    Chihuahua Health
    My poor girl Penny has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 (approx) Heart Murmur! Thank the lord we caught it early, we started her on her medication from the vets today. We noticed Penny had been panting slightly more than usual in the evening, so we took her up to the vet. Penny does pant quite...
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