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Posted by: kim | 2007/02/20

leaking heart

my vet says my doggy (9yrs old), has a leaking heart.
Is this treatable, does she require continous medication?
i went in for a routine check up, and was not expecting this as she has no symptoms of being sick, should i get another opinion.

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It is best to find out what is causing the "leaky valve" as there are a number of causes that have different treatments. Ask to be referred to a specialist who can determine what the cause is and whether treatment is needed at this stage.

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