Useful Information:

  • 1) Our contact number is: 225-454-3287
  • 2) Please leave a message and we’ll call you back as soon as possible if we are unable to answer the phone on your first attempt.
  • 3) If your pet is being treated for congestive heart failure and the clinical signs abruptly get worse, administer one dose of furosemide and seek veterinary medical attention.
  • 4) Open-mouthed breathing during or after play potentially means your cat has serious heart disease and should be evaluated by a cardiologist.
  • 5) If your pet needs immediate medical attention, please call your primary care veterinarian or an emergency clinic.
  • 6) While monitoring your pet with heart failure, the number of breaths per minute during sleep is a good way to determine if your pet is stable. Less than 30-40 breaths per minute are considered normal.
  • 7) Abdominal circumference (at the umbilicus) and/or body weight measured multiple times during the week also can be used to determine if the pet is retaining fluid secondary to congestive heart failure.
  • 8) Please respond to the survey. Your input is very important to us.
  • 9) Abrupt changes in coughing frequency may indicate the presence of congestive heart failure.
  • 10) If your pet is having 'episodes', video-record the event to help the attending clinician better evaluate your pet.

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