What is Heart Disease?
Heart disease occurs when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.
Blood may back up in heart, lungs or other organs. Blood vessels constrict and blood pressure increases. Fluid may leak out of vessels, especially of the lungs and liver, causing congestion in the lungs and/or fluid accumulation in the abdoemn and other tissue.
How can my dog be treated for Heart Disease?
Although there is no cure for heart disease, treatment can help dogs survive longer and enjoy a better quality of life. Your veterinarian may recommend one or a combination of the following options:
Early detection and management of heart disease provide the best chance for successful treatment. Follow your veterniarian's treatment recommendations, and your dog can live a longer, more comfortable life.
- Dietary changes
- Exercise restriction
- Medications, such as ENACARD
How does ENACARD help dogs with Heart Disease?
What changes does ENCARD make?
- helps the heart beat more efficiently
- prevents fluid build-up in the lungs
- lowers blood pressure
- improves ability to tolerate exercise
- acts quickly
Dogs treated with ENCARD show significant improvements that you can see and appreciate.
--and these improvements are maintained over time. Dogs receiving ENACARD survive longer and have a better quality of life.
- cough less
- eat more
- become more active
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