traadilooar Posted October 11, 2011 Report Share Posted October 11, 2011 Meet Kenzie, my little red devildog! I recently began noticing that Kenzie,while showing no signs of distress was never the less breathing very fast after hooning about but given how hot it was at the time combined with her little miss me first attitude I wasn`t overly worried.Until a friend commented as well which confirmed that I wasn`t being overly anxious.Cue trip to the vet. Initial examination shows nothing wrong,no abnormal sounds on stethoscope and nothing wrong on bloods but 5 minutes with a ball and vet agrees that something is wrong so booked in for ECG. ECG shows irregular heart beat and enlarged left ventricle. Vet tells me to stay away from Dr Google as I`ll only scare myself to death. Yes. This is very mild so far,so mild that most vets apparently wouldn`t begin treatment yet but my vet is treating now with betablockers and vivitonin to hopefully stabilise things and allow Kenzie to "be a collie" for as long as possible.Currently restricted to 20 mins daily off lead. This is not yet,but will be,Dilated Cardiomyopathy.And Dr Google has indeed scared me silly. Kenzie will be 2 years old in december. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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