When it comes to Congestive Heart Failure then you should must realize and understand that it does not means Heart Sopped working completely as it is the perception in the people and is not true.
What Does it Means By Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs?
As the title shows the meaning itself but what actually happens in this situation that is I am going to explain in this article further.
The heart pumps the blood in the body and to the all parts of it so when it occurs it reduces the pumping initially and after that, it increases and stops working and this is known as congestive heart failure in dogs.
What are the symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs?
There are some symptoms of CHF and are the following,
- Easily got tired. Check if your dog is tired after a normal walk or is not behaving energetic as he was doing before.
- An exclusive cough as it could be the reason as well for the congestive heart failure
- IF your dog is not breathing rightly or something like that which make him uncomforted and this would be the symptoms of CHF as well.
- Any kind of emergency pain in heart of your dog
- Less of appetite and it would be the cause of CHF as well.
It is normal causes which you can easily found in your canine and can give him better treatment in case of any kind of emergency.
What is the Congestive Heart Failure Diet for a Dog?
Like when we talk about dog food and the diet in CHF it is very important and sensitive issue for your pet as it is not normal case so it needs your more attention. I will try to explain the diet should you give and what to avoid while Congestive heart failure.
Here is the List of some foods that you should not give to your dog while he has having CHG.
- Most likely you should not give him anything which has high cholesterol.
- Do not give anything having heavy salt and you should take care for it .
- Highly sugar contains vegetables.
- Do not give him anything which contains a lot of fat.
How to deal with your dog having Congestive Heart Failure?
The most important thing is you should try to lose the weight of affected dog so he can Lose the Fat from the body as soon as possible because fat is very dangerous for your canine.
Although when CHF occurs to your canine it will reduce the amount of pumping and the blood would be back in the other parts and this would be the main cause for many other failures.
What are the congestive heart failure causes?
- High weight could be the major cause for CHF
- Fat is also the cause as it will make your dog lazy.
- Lake of exercise in your dog, make sure to go out with your canine and spend some time in playing with him so he can easily get some energy and it is really necessary for the health of every dog.
- Avoid giving him dog food that contains high quality of salt or sugar because that could be the cause of CHF.